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    Summary

    This position is in the Geriatrics, Extended Care (GEC) and Rehabilitation Service Line at the Atlanta VA Healthcare System. Duty location is Carrollton, GA.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent is assigned to the Home Based Primary Palliative Care Program. His/her responsibilities include providing care to veterans in GEC Home and Community based programs, geriatrics clinics, and teaching of trainees.

    · Functions as a primary care provider with primary medical responsibility for his/her assigned patients.

    · Delivers care in the home.

    · Assesses care needs of patients and caregivers.

    · Identifies and defines the medical management of patient medical problems.

    · Determines the need for consultation from subspecialty clinics.

    · Determines the need for, and facilitates admission to the hospital.?
    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM
    ?Financial Disclosure: Not Required

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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