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Physician (Home Care Coordination)

Company: Health eCareers
Location: Pleasant Hill
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities
The incumbent will serve VA patients in the Bay Area as part of an interdisciplinary team providing clinical care to medically complex Veterans in their homes. The HCC Program has been instrumental in the provision of outstanding services to veterans with documented outcomes including significant reductions in readmissions and outstanding clinical performance measures, and Veteran satisfaction that lead the nation.

Duties to include:
(1) Assuming overall medical responsibility for assigned HCC patients.
(2) Serving, when indicated, as the medical care provider and collaborative physician for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants and serve as back-up for other HCC primary care providers.
(3) Identifying a patient's medical problems.
(4) Defining the medical management of a patient's medical problems.
(5) Determining the need for consultation from medical, surgical, or psychiatric or other subspecialty clinics.
(6) Determining the need for and facilitating admission to the hospital and other transitions of care.
(7) Visiting the HCC patients at home for medical evaluation and treatment when clinically indicated.
(8) Providing medical administrative support such as completing physician required orders and forms for the HCC patients.
(9) Planning and directing the educational and clinical experience of medical students, residents, and fellows assigned to the HCC Program, when indicated.
(10) Assuming a leadership role in the development and implementation of HCC's process for continuous performance improvement.
(11) Being readily available to the team members for collaboration when clinical or program issues arise.
(12) Participating in the development of the individual plan of care at interdisciplinary care meetings for primary care provider assigned panel of patients.Travel Required
Not requiredSupervisory status
NoPromotion Potential
None

  • Job family (Series)
    0602 Medical Officer Requirements
    Conditions of Employment
    • U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
    • Designated and/or random drug testing required
    • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
    • You may be required to serve a probationary period
    • Subject to a background/security investigation
    • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
    • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
    • Must pass pre-employment physical examinationQualifications
      Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.

      Basic Requirements:
      • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
      • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
      • Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
      • Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
      • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
      • Physical requirements outlined below.Preferred Experience:At least two years clinical experience post-residency. A subspecialty certification or eligibility in palliative care and/or geriatrics.

        Reference:VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

        Physical Requirements:Physical requirements: Applicants must meet physical standards for the position. A physical examination prior to placement is required. This is a designated drug testing position. After appointment, you will be subject to random testing for illegal drug use. Requires lifting 15-44 pounds; pushing (approx. 2 hours); reaching above shoulder; use of fingers and both hands; walking and standing from 3-5 hours and kneeling. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Must have depth perception and ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors. Hearing aid is permitted.Education
        Note:Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here:http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Contact Information Show Contact Details We are seeking excellent, BC/BE, Family Medicine physicians to join our team in San Ramon, California.) TPMG is one of the largest medical groups in the nation with over 9,000 physicians, 22 medical centers, numerous clinics throughout Northern and Central California and an over 70-year tradition of providing quality medical care.) TPMG is currently seeking excellent BC/BE Family Medicine physicians to join us at our Oakland, California location.)

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