The Physician serves as the Primary Care Physician (PCP) Director for the Santa Rosa Community Based Outpatient Clinic located in Santa Rosa, CA. The physician will have both administrative duties and direct patient care duties with 30% of his or her time devoted to administrative duties as Santa Rosa CBOC Medical Director and 70% devoted to direct patient care. The Medical Director leads provider teams at this site and report to the Director of Primary Care for Medical Service and provides comprehensive care for our Veteran population.
- Supervisory functions include but (not limited to) supervision of providers, ensure adequate staffing, leave approval, ensure and guide the clinic staff/providers to meet various clinical performance measures and access requirements, assist the Director Primary Care for Medical Service and facility leadership meet various VHA requirements, assist in meeting various regulatory agencies' (like OIG, JC and others) standards.
- Provides primary care services in a team based setting, including chronic disease management and preventive health.
- Leads the PACT team in coordinating care of the veterans in non-face to face or group settings with team members.
- Evaluates, diagnoses, treats, and provides consultation for non-surgical adult patients of all ages, without life-threatening complications and with a wide variety of diseases, injuries, and disorders.
- Assesses, stabilizes, and determines disposition of patients with emergent conditions consistent with medical staff policy regarding emergency and consultative call services.
- Collaborates with /oversee mid-level providers such as nurse practitioners, and works collaboratively with other specialties (and subspecialties) in and outside of the VA system to manage or co-manage patients' health.
- Obtains patient histories, perform physical exams, formulate a working diagnosis and develop/implement a treatment plan according to clinical guidelines.
- Determines appropriate hospitalization, and/or disposition to Nursing Home Care, Assisted Living, Community Nursing Home, and/or Home Care.
- Orders lab tests, x-rays, EKG's and other diagnostic procedures.
- Initiates or expedites requests for consults, special tests, or studies provide education and counseling to patient and family in preventive care, medical conditions and use of prescribed treatment and drugs.
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Functional Statement Title/#: Primary Care Physician Director (Santa Rosa Community Based Outpatient Clinic)/000000Basic Requirements:
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
- Board certification/eligibility in internal medicine or family practice
- Experience as a primary care physician in the VA System
- Experience with an electronic medical or health record
- Experience managing and supervising
Physical Requirements:?,The physical requirements for this position in accordance with HRML No. 05-12-02, Employment of People with Disabilities, Including Under Schedule A, 5 CFR 213.3102(u). Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors. Hearing aid is permitted. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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
Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
*Other Veterans Document
Please use this checklist to ensure you have included other documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference claims, etc. You will not be contacted for additional information.
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), or 10pt (CP/CPS, XPP, XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP), on the Occupational Questionnaire in the section(s) provided. A legible copy of your DD214(s) indicating character of service, disability certification, SF-15 (if claiming 10 pt. preference) or if you are currently serving on active duty and expected to be released or discharged within 120 days; documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), or dates of impending separation. Documentation is required for eligibility verification.
Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents: You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application. If you are unable to apply online or unable to upload your supporting documents to your online application, follow the directions located at the following site: Fax Options. The Vacancy ID of the job opportunity announcement is 1958978.
NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203-FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.