Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 839062 

Please note:  this is a part-time position/20 hours per week.  (Pay will be prorated to hours worked and commensurate with training, experience and market.)


 

 

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?

As a VA professional, 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 professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.

 VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply

The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program.  Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information. 

First consideration will be given to applications received early. 

Duties

Provides primary care for a panel of veterans at the Dalhart Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Dalhart, Texas.  Will be responsible for a panel of up to 500 patients and a workload on average per day of 6 patients at the Dalhart Clinic.  Will also be responsible to complete clinical reminders, medication reconciliation and be competent with the computerized patient record system (CPRS).

 

The focus of a Primary Care physician at the Amarillo VA Health Care System is the provision of general medical care and long term care for veteran patients in a manner which is reflective of good clinical judgment, medical knowledge, clinical skills (medical interviewing, physical examiniation, and procedural skills), humanistic qualities and professionalism.

 

In addition to the Dalhart Community Based Clinic, the Amarillo VA Health Care System consists of the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center located in Amarillo, Texas; and three VA-staffed Outpatient Clinics located in Lubbock, Texas; Childress, Texas; and Clovis, New Mexico. 

 

Pay will be commensurate with training, experience, and market.  (Yearly salary prorated to number of part-time hours worked.)   Recruitment/Relocation incentive may be authorized for a highly qualified applicant. 

 

Tour of Duty:  M-F 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

 

AFGE Bargaining Unit position

 

Please note:  this is a part-time position, not to exceed 20 hours per week.