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Primary Care Physician Laredo Opc Job in LAREDO, TX

Primary Care Physician Laredo Opc Job in LAREDO, TX

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $101,967.00 to $225,000.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/11/2017 Close Date 12/1/2017
Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    10/11/2017 to 12/01/2017

  • Salary

    $101,967 to $225,000 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    VM 00

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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    The VATVCBHCS is comprised of the Corpus Christi Outpatient Clinic (CCOPC), Corpus Christi Specialty Clinic (CCSC),

    Harlingen Outpatient Clinic (HOPC), Health Care Center at Harlingen (HCC), Laredo Outpatient Clinic (LOPC), and McAllen

    Outpatient Clinic (MCOPC). The VATVCBHCS is an ambulatory health care system providing health care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine. The VATVCBHCS also operates a 100-patient Home Based Primary Care program and a 200-patient Care Coordination Home Tele-Health Program. Through the utilization of inpatient/emergency department contracts, approximately 2600 inpatient admission and 5800 ER visits are managed by VATVCBHCS. Affiliated with the University of Texas Regional Academic Health Campus, the system has an active ambulatory care program and serves as a teaching and training site for medical residents. The VATVCBHCS is responsible for an enrollee population of over 30,000 veterans and 350,000 outpatient visits annually.


    VA 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.


    This is an open-continuous announcement. We will accept applications on an on-going basis until the positions are

    filled. Eligible and qualified applicants will be referred to the selection official at scheduled intervals.


    For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the https://www.va.gov/OHRM/JobListings/Status-Candidate-and-Other-Candidate-Definitions.pdf

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    Physicians assigned to the Office of the Associate Chief of Staff/Primary Care provide comprehensive care for patients who have illnesses within the scope of General Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

    As a Primary Care Physician, your duties include, but are not limited to the following:

    Assigned Duties:

    ·         The position is for an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician who will be responsible for delivery of primary care to patients enrolled at the Laredo Outpatient Clinic, Laredo, TX.  The provider will manage scheduled and unscheduled patients in the outpatient clinic setting.  Board certified or board eligible preferred.

    ·         The primary care provider is an integral member of the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) teamlet, similar to a medical home team, and is expected to work closely and coordinate patient care with other PACT teamlet members including nursing, clerical, pharmacy, social worker, dietician, etc.  Primary care physicians will participate in daily huddles with other teamlet staff and participate in primary care systems redesign projects.

    ·         A primary care provider in the outpatient setting is assigned a panel of patients to manage under Primary Care Management Model (PCMM) guidelines; recommended panel size at the division level is calculated based on patient complexity, support staff and room availability.  Each provider's panel is specific to their practice and setting.

    ·         Primary Care Physicians may have responsibility for supervision of or collaboration with primary care mid-level providers.  Physicians are expected to provide clinical oversight and to participate in peer review of other primary care providers through periodic chart reviews.

    ·         Primary care physicians will act as surrogates for absent primary care providers when needed, to include review of CPRS alerts.

    ·         Primary care physicians will regularly attend primary care staff meetings, departmental meetings and medical staff meetings.

    ·         Timely documentation (notes and encounter forms) is necessary in all areas in accordance with facility policy.  All administrative work should be completed in a timely fashion.

    ·         All physicians will work within their privileges at all times and follow the Medical Bylaws.


    Per HRML 05-16-04, Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required.


    Recruitment/relocation incentives: May be authorized for highly qualified candidates.

    Relocation expenses/PCS: Not Authorized

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

    Functional Statement Title/#: Primary Care Physician, Office of the Associate Chief of Staff, Primary Care

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States 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/481228000. 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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