COMMUNITY BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC PROVIDER FOR CHIPPEWA, WISCONSIN
Vacancy Identification Number: 1821722
OUR MISSION: 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.
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Primary Care/ Community VA Clinic with
PACT Model for Care
APRN STATE LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION IS REQUIRED
Primary Care/ Comminuty VA Clinic Outpatient
care in the clinic setting. This home base office
is located in Chippewa, Wisconsin
Community VA clinic. The model for care
delivery is Patient Aligned Care Team comprised of providers, nursing staff,
administrative support and ancillary team members to provide comprehensive,
coordinated care deliver individualized for the veterans needs.
currently provided include internal medicine/primary care, which is defined as
the continuous, coordinated and interdisciplinary provision of comprehensive
health services in an outpatient setting for a defined panel of assigned patients as well as those patients
assigned to collegues when access to care is necessary utilizing the Primary Care Management Module
(PCMM) VHA standards. Each NP/PA will
have a collaborating physician with a signed practice agreement. The NP/PA panel will be adjusted based on
VISN standards for panel management.
Services that will be provided to defined paneled patients include but
are not limited to diagnosis, treatment and referral of acute and chronic
medical conditions, screening for diseases according to CDC and VA guidelines,
targeted health promotion and disease prevention activities, health education,
case management, referral service and urgent care. PACT clinics are focused on the Advanced
Clinic Access principles. These
principles promote access when the veteran feels the need to be evaluated. The care setting is not limited to the clinic
visits with the provider, it includes MyHealthyVet, telephone triage and clinic
visits with team members such as the RN
case manager, social worker and pharmacist.
Focus on care include the chronic disease initiative focusing on areas
of CHF, COPD and DM, mental health collaboration in the PC setting, MOVE
program focusing on weight loss, diet and activity as well as health
Patient criteria for
receiving care in the area: All veterans
who are eligible for care at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System are eligible
for primary care.
Number of visits per
service: New patients to PC clinics will
be evaluated over a 60 minute appointment with the provider. Follow-up appointments for established
patients will be 30 minute appointment time slots or 10 minute phone visits
when indicated by the PACT team. Return
visit interval will be determined for each veteran based on clinician evaluation
and patient need. Stratigies to provide
service in non-traditional manner such as secure messaging, phone interaction
and group clinics will be utilized to manage the panel of assigned patients.