Primary Care Physician IM/FM, Out-Patient Clinic
Cumberland County, PA VA Healthcare
The Physician manages comprehensive primary care services for a panel of patients in a Primary Care setting at a VA Community Clinic. Incumbent develops care plans and collaborates with Physicians and Sub-Specialties throughout Lebanon VA Medical Center's spectrum of services; assisting all sub-specialties for delivery of care to patient. The Physician Provider establishes and maintains relationships within the medical center and other specialties that result in improved patient care. Physician accepts substantial and continuing responsibility and accountability for planning, coordinating and controlling a complex integrated health care practice.
The primary care provider should, in the context of a longitudinal relationship, fulfill all primary care needs, including acute and chronic illness, gender-specific PC, mental health (Screen for conditions such as depression, substance use/abuse, military sexual trauma and PTSD, and evaluate and treat uncomplicated mental health disorders as well as substance use disorders and refer patients appropriately for further evaluation and treatment of sexual assault and military sexual trauma, mental health disorders and substance use disorders) and preventative care (age-appropriate cancer screening e.g., colon, breast and cervical cancer - as well as weight management counseling, Chlamydia screening (when indicated), smoking cessation and immunizations, etc.) along with coordination of care delivery (when specialty care is needed, the primary care provider will coordinate this care and communicate with the specialty provider regarding the evaluation and treatment plan to ensure continuity of care).
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, unless otherwise approved by Supervisor
Cumberland Valley PA.
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