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    Summary

    This position is in the Ambulatory Care Service, Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center, Charleston satellite/CBOC, WV. The position utilizes a clinical video tele-health (CVT) modality to deliver primary care services to patients in other clinics throughout VISN 5.

    Recruitment/Relocation may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.
    PCS may be authorized for highly qualified applicants.




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    Responsibilities

    The major duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

    • Perform initial histories and physical examinations of outpatients. History and physical examinations will mostly use rely on the use of CVT technology, but some direct face-to-face visits may also be needed.
    • Provide ongoing outpatient care for assigned patients.
    • Screen outpatients to determine need for further care.
    • Prescribe medications within defined scope of practice.
    • Order diagnostic studies such as laboratory tests, x-rays, electrocardiograms (EKG's)
    • Review need for and order health promotion and disease prevention activities.
    • Initiate respond to and expedite request for consultations, special tests and studies.
    • Provide education and counseling of patients and families in preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatment and medications.
    • All other duties as assigned.


    Work Schedule: Monday -Friday with variable Tour of Duty times
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0602 Medical Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556351000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.