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    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

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    Responsibilities

    • The Geriatrics/Long Term Care (G/LTC) Service, Community Living Center (CLC) Physician provides inpatient care to CLC residents. This includes off tour coverage for Veterans admitted to the CLC Houses.
    • Provides clinical input and oversight for all residents treatment plans in collaboration with a case manager or interdisciplinary treatment team.
    • participates as part of the interdisciplinary team to plan the care for the Resident, including resident specific goals and outcomes for discharge
    • provides education to the G/LTC team and VAMC staff on current geriatric information and clinical practices
    • completes appropriate documentation as administratively required such as minimum data set (MDS), referrals and encounters
    • completes routine rounds and evaluations as needed
    • mentors rotating medical students, residents and other trainees during G/LTC rotations
    • works directly with staff to identify needs, system issues, and communicate goals for the CLC
    • will be a leader in performance improvement and participate in quantitative and qualitative data review to support performance improvement/quality assurance efforts of the CLC
    • serves on local and VISN committees to represent CLC concerns and initiatives
    • CLC rounding on weekends/holidays on infrequent occasions when dedicated coverage by on-call LTC provider not available
    • other duties as assigned

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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    0602 Medical Officer

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