This is a full-time position, with half of the time being spent in Compensation & Pension (C & P) and the other half of the time spent in the Emergency Department (ED).
In C & P, major duties/responsibilities include:
Performing compensation & pension (disability) examinations, which includes review of medical records, obtaining history, performing physical examinations of the Veterans, assimilation of lab and x-ray data, and completion of final reports.
Strong computer skills are necessary as the selectee uses an electronic medical record to order all appropriate lab and x-ray tests and for the completion of the C & P medical examination report.
These reports are provided to the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) for determinations of service-connected disability and benefits. The selectee draws on an extensive medical knowledge base to make appropriate diagnoses, assess the level of function, and evaluate the claimed conditions relationship to the Veterans active military service. The selectee also provides medical opinions relating to service-connected benefits, receives cases on appeal, and responds to referrals in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.
In the Emergency Department, major duties/responsibilities include:
~ Provide evaluation, stabilization, and disposition of patients that present to the ED.
~ Provide direct patient care in the ED under the guidance of the ED physician(s).
~ Document of all ED visits through the electronic medical record.
~ Other duties as assigned.
Tour of Duty: Monday Friday or Wednesday Sunday, 8:00 A.M. 4:30 P.M. or 9:30 A.M. 6:00 P.M.; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center.