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    Summary

    VA Pittsburgh Health Care System is recruiting for full-time, board certified or board eligible, Internal Medicine or Family Practice physician for a Primary Care position.



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    Responsibilities

    The Primary Care physician works as a member of a multi-disciplinary health care team, collaborating with other members of the team to provide medical care to veterans. The physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of men and women patients, play an active role in the multidisciplinary Patient Aligned Care Teams, promote preventive health measures, manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel of patients and those patients assigned to other team members when circumstances require. Provides comprehensive assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical examination, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care Team setting; outpatients include both rescheduled and unscheduled veterans.
    Duties will include day-to-day care of Veteran patients presenting with ambulatory/primary care appointments. The Physician will provide comprehensive care to a diverse population of Veterans with both common and complex illnesses. The Physician is highly skilled in the provision of primary care, including preventive, chronic and urgent care. The Physician will manage an assigned panel of patients in a team-based practice model, working closely with allied health professionals in an interdisciplinary setting.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    EDPR Statement:
    This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility requirements, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Service office.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562948000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.