Family Medicine Physician Job with Ansible Government Solutions LLC in Houston, TX

VA in Houston Texas needs a PCP

  • Accepts J1 Visas: No
  • Accepts H1B Visas: No
  • Loan Assistance:No
  • Locum Tenens
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 10/11/2021
  • 962150

Overview

Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently recruiting Primary Care Physicians to provide onsite services to eligible beneficiaries of the Houston VA Medical Center (VAMC) located at 2002 Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX 77030. On occasion, Physicians may also be asked to provide services at Community Based Outpatient Centers (CBOC). Shift scheduling is generally Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:30pm with no call or holidays. Physician may be requested to work up to four (4) Saturdays per year. Full-time and Locum Tenens positions with generous  compensation packages are available.

Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.

Responsibilities

  • Primary care as appropriate and within the scope of practice/privileging
  • Provides services supporting a continuum of care from prevention to diagnosis and treatment to appropriate referral and follow-up for simple to moderately complex workload that can be appropriately managed in a primary care outpatient environment
  • Comprehensive primary care services, including women’s health to a defined panel of patients
  • Works with clinic staff to schedule new and follow-up patients
  • Takes history, performs physical examinations, orders labs and diagnostic studies, completes diagnosis and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of practice/privileging
  • Orders and monitors appropriate medications for patients using VA Formulary; queries State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) before prescribing controlled substances per VHA Directive 1306 Querying State Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP); also obtains IMED consents before prescribing or dispensing medications requiring consent including prescriptions for controlled substances
  • Maintains familiarity with VA Formulary and uses the computer system as needed for efficient practice
  • Refers patients to specialty care services as appropriate, admission to hospital care when indicated, and patient education and counseling
  • Completes all patient documentation promptly utilizing the CPRS system
  • Provides consultation with and instruction to referring physicians regarding appropriate indications for procedures so that the most expeditious and clinically relevant workup can be completed
  • Determines the proper course of treatment and communicates in person or by phone with the referring clinicians
  • Initiates appropriate social work referrals for all identified homeless persons
  • Follows all established medication policies and procedures; no sample medications shall be provided to patients

Qualifications

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Active, full, and unrestricted license to practice medicine in any U.S. State, Territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia
  • NPI report printout
  • Active DEA license
  • Must be able to pass a federal background investigation