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Mid Level Provider Orthopedics Job in SHREVEPORT, LA

Mid Level Provider Orthopedics Job in SHREVEPORT, LA

Vacancy No. CBBP-10132833-18-CB Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $54,723.00 to $123,837.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 2/9/2018 Close Date 3/13/2018
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    02/09/2018 to 03/13/2018

  • Salary

    $54,723 to $123,837 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VN 00

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The Overton Brooks VA Medical Center (OBVAMC) consists of one VHA tertiary care facility and three (3) community based outpatient clinics serving Veterans in twelve (12) Louisiana parishes, eleven (11) counties in Southern Arkansas and nine (9) counties in East Texas. The medical center is classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1C Facility which accepts referrals from the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System located in New Orleans, LA and the Alexandria VA Health Care System located in Pineville, LA. OBVAMC is a teaching hospital providing a complete range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary and specialty care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. OBVAMC is part of the South Central VA Health Care Network, which includes facilities in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Mississippi. http://obvamc.shreveport.med.va.gov/index.aspVA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    Current OBVAMC and VA employees apply to JOA #: CBBP-10137772-18-CB.

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    Routine Clinical Duties:

    Perform and document history and physical examinations.

    Document data from outpatient and or inpatient visits

    Writing initial and subsequent outpatient and inpatient orders and progress notes including consultations to subspecialties.

    Order diagnostic tests.

    Determines initial medical assessment and develops treatment plans according to accepted protocols and physician supervisor's recommendations.

    Prescribes medications according to approved formulary.

    Participates in clinic and writes clinic notes.

    Educates patients concerning medical conditions and recommended treatments. Specific topics include nutrition counseling, need for smoking and alcohol cessation, need for periodic immunizations, and health screening tests.

    Participates in the Operating Room in the role of Surgical First Assistant as outlined per their O.R. Privileges

    Non-routine non-emergent Duties:

    Perform approved procedures when indicated and requested by PA and approved by clinical supervisor.

    Procedures are outlined per privileges.

    Provide medical care to patients assigned to all Surgical Service clinics when needed due to staff shortages.

    Perform monthly chart reviews as assigned.

    Emergency Duties:

    Such duties necessary to maintain the life of patients under the PA's care until relieved of these duties by the physician supervisor. These procedures can include resuscitative measures such as basic Life Support and Advanced cardiac life Support (as certified).

    Administrative Duties:

    Serves as physician extender in specialty surgical service clinics. He/she evaluates patients in an outpatient and inpatient setting through assignments made by the Chief, Surgical Service or supervising physician. He/she sees patients requiring history and physical exams, urgent evaluation, pre-operative clinics, and assists in follow up clinics. PA serves as a point of contact for evaluation and/or referral.

    Serves on medical center committees as assigned.

    Serves as medical consultant to surgical service staff members who need to confer on assigned patients (Social Work, Nutrition and Food Service, Pharmacy, etc.).

    Interacts with patients and medical staff when there are problems between patients and members of our staff that interferes with the efficient operation of our clinics.

    Assists in the orientation of new employees who are assigned to the Orthopedic Surgery Section.

    Work Schedule: Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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