Describe the duties of the position. The position as GERI-PACT primary care physician includes evaluation diagnosis, admission, and provision of treatment or consultative services to patients presenting with primary care or general medical needs within the definitions of the American Internal Board of Medicine. The incumbent will take part in continuing medical education, at a minimum as defined by the licensure, and other quality assurance and medical staff activities as assigned. Professional Standards: The highest degree of good judgment, ethical behavior and professional demeanor is required at all times in the incumbent's contact with patients, peers, other employees, and the public. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Primary Care at the Miami VA Healthcare System.
Work Schedule: 8:00-4:30pm with occasional weekend work if necessary. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
Proficiency in spoken and written English.
Physical requirements outlined below.
Minimum of three years of successful clinical practice in Geriatrics, primary care.
Case Management, Care Coordination and Disease Management with the elderly population.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.Physical Requirements: Heavy Lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy Carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight Pulling (up to 1 hour); Pushing (1 - 2 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Hearing (aid permitted).
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
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