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Location:
DANVILLE, IL
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
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Physician Primary Care Job

Physician Primary Care Job

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $200,000.00 to $220,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/31/2017 Close Date 10/30/2017
Who may apply Public
Locations:
DANVILLE, ILMATTOON, IL

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    08/31/2017 to 10/30/2017

  • Salary

    $200,000 to $220,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

Locations

2 vacancies in the following locations:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

HI-17-DV-2006372-BU

Control number

478386100

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    As a VA Physician, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.

     

    VA is committed to an ethical culture.  All employees are expected not only to abide by all government ethics laws, but also to avoid any actions that raise even the appearance of impropriety.  If selected for this position, the employee will be required to submit a financial disclosure report. 

     

    VAIHCS provides primary care and secondary inpatient services to Veterans residing in central Illinois and west central Indiana.  Inpatient services are available in acute Internal Medicine and Psychiatry.  Community Living Centers provide a skilled care environment with special focus on rehabilitation; dementia and Alzheimer's care; mental health recovery care; palliative care; and extended care.  A full range of ambulatory care services is offered including primary care, ambulatory surgery, mental health, substance abuse, and specialty care.  The parent facility is located in Danville, Illinois and its five Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) located in Peoria, Decatur, Springfield and Mattoon, IL and West Lafayette, IN serve a population of approximately 130,976 Veterans.

    VAIHCS has been the leader for VA to adopt the Green House ® Project model. This concept provides a full range of personal care and clinical services that gives priority to the Veteran's quality of life, providing an atmosphere of security, privacy, dignity and companionship in a real home setting. A dedication ceremony was held in 2011 for two homes that will provide a new and innovative approach for Veterans needing a skilled care setting, changing the design of the traditional institutional nursing home setting into a home environment. An additional $9M construction project has been awarded to add two more homes. VAIHCS plan is for 6 homes accommodating 60 Veterans and a community center.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    Responsibilities

    This announcement establishes a standing register of eligible applicants to be considered for permanent full-time appointments. The first list of eligible applicants will be pulled for referral on 11:59 PM (EST) September 8, 2017 and then again every Friday at 11:59 PM (EST) until the closing date of Monday, October 30, 2017. All applicants may receive consideration for one year from the date of application.

    The Primary Care Physician will provide outpatient primary care treatment to Veterans with acute and chronic illness, with emphasis on preventative medicine.  Evaluation and assessment of patients followed by evidence based treatment of patient's health care needs, in a Veteran centric, team-based model of care deliver. Routine coordination and collaboration with specialty care, mental health, and other team members, is considered an essential component of this position in order to ensure optimum patient health and delivery of efficient care. Duties of the position include; but are not limited to:

       Diagnose, treat and manage a panel of patients.
       Identify acute/non-acute, chronic health problems.
       Use principles of risk management to identify system issues which impact patient care.
       Order and evaluate appropriate diagnostic tests.
       Adhere to clinical practice guidelines for patient chronic diseases.
       Conduct appropriate preventive screens and diagnostic tests.
       Inform Veterans in order to accomplish share-decision making in medical treatment/regimes.
       Provide appropriate disposition of identified health care problems. 
       Participate in Primary Care multidisciplinary activities.
       Demonstrate medical expertise in diagnosing and treating multi-symptomatic patients.
       Adhere to local policies, procedures and directives related to timeliness of documentation and encounters for verification of patient visits, findings and medical recommendations in the electronic medical record.
       Provide quality patient care to Veterans.    

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30pm

    Functional Statement Title/#: Primary Care Staff Physician

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Non-Citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to hire US Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478386100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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