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    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. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    For over 60 years, Lebanon VA Medical Center has passionately served with trust, excellence and commitment. We have a vibrant affiliation with the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine based at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA and maintain 106 other academic affiliations in a wide variety of disciplines. The largest employer in Lebanon County offering a wide range of benefits including: Retirement, Thrift Savings Plan, Federal Employees Groups Health Insurance, Federal Employees Group Life Insurance, Supplemental Dental and/or Vision, and more. Additional information can be found on our internet site http://www.lebanon.va.gov/.

    1st Area of Consideration: Current permanent employees of VAMC Lebanon, NECPAC, and employees of VISN4 Contracting, OI&T, CBOPC and Veterans Canteen Service located in Lebanon, PA.

    Announcement is open continuous so it will be posted until filled on an as needed basis dependent upon the need of each clinic. Applicants will be referred every 30 days until filled beginning on 12/1/17.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will be responsible for providing comprehensive primary care services to a defined panel of patients. This includes history taking, physical examination, ordering of laboratories and diagnostic studies, diagnosis, and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of Internal Medicine or Family Medicine practice. Incumbent will document all medical information in an electronic medical record. Treatment will
    include prescription of medications within the guidelines of the VA formulary, referral to specialty care services as appropriate, admission to hospital care when indicated, and patient education and counseling. Incumbent establishes and maintains relationships within the medical center and other specialties that result in improved patient care. Incumbent accepts substantial and continuing responsibility and accountability for planning, coordinating and
    controlling a complex integrated health care practice. Incumbent will be part of a primary care team insuring veterans will have ready access to exceptional health care that improves veterans' health and well-being. Incumbent is expected to practice in accordance within accepted professional standards, organizational values, and with a commitment to excellent customer service.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm unless otherwise approved by supervisor
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

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    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484999300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.