Physician - Community Living Center
Des Moines, IA
Veterans Health Administration
Department of Veterans Affairs
$101,967 to $225,000
05/29/2017 to 04/06/2018
The Extended Care & Rehabilitation Service Line is actively recruiting for Providers to assist with:
- Community Living Center (CARF Accredited Inpatient Unit, Palliative/Hospice, Skilled, Short/Long Stay Dementia)
- Hospice-Palliative Care
We are seeking Physicians with areas of specialty that may be Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Hospice/Palliative, Physiatry, and Neurology that may assist in the above clinical realm.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Provider:
-- Provide primary medical care/treatment services to assigned areas collaborate with mid-level practitioners as assigned
-- Adhere to established policies and processes
-- Comply with all CPRS documentation procedures and documentation requirements
-- Comply with local and national performance measures
-- Provide consistent customer service with patients/families, staff, facility management, etc.
-- Provide prompt diagnostic assessment and evaluation, including full history and physical exam, appropriate labs, radiological imaging, consultations, documentation of the evaluation and appropriate coding for billing in progress notes, communication with admitting teams, and discharge planning on all patients
--Review all Outlook and VISTA email communications prior to completing his/her duty shift
--Complete and sign all electronic medical records and all orders prior to the completion of each duty shift. Consistent with current medical staff by-laws, all transcribed electronic medical record documents must be signed within twenty four (24) hours of the encounter regardless of the duty schedule
--Complete all patient encounters (note) within twenty-four hours of patient visit
--Pain Management (shared responsibility between P&SM Service Line and EC&R Service Line)
-- Assist in the development of new EC&R Programs
-- Assist with other administrative and clinical duties as needed
-- Ensure all medical record documentation related to his or her practice is complete and timely as per OMS bylaws.
-- Acts as a leader of the interdisciplinary treatment team making decisions/modifications with the treatment plan with input from all rehabilitation treatment team disciplines as appropriate.
-- Attends all identified clinical and administrative meetings, participates in OMS affairs, peer reviews (upon request), and participates in quality improvement initiatives/activities.
-- Services are provided to meet the needs of the Veterans per clinical practice guidelines, rehabilitation protocols and treatments are modified and/or implemented to ensure measurable outcomes.
-- Ensure ongoing communication and collaboration with Service Line Director, peers within VA Central Iowa and other stakeholders, acts as an advocate for the person served within VA Central Iowa.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday - mainly administrative hours
Functional Statement Title/#: Physician - Community Living Center
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
- Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
- Citizenship of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with Department of Veterans Affairs 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 a first-year residency, or its equivalent, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which it was completed.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
: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.
Physical Requirements: Placement in this position is subject to meeting the physical requirements of the position. This includes: Walking (up to 2 hours); standing (up to 2 hours); Light and moderate lifting (up to 44 lbs.) light to moderate carrying (up to 44 lbs); straight pulling and pushing, reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 13" to 16"; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and 20/100 in the other; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Hearing (aid permitted).
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To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, April 06, 2018 to received consideration.
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NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board and Compensation Panel in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
AddressExtended Care Rehab 3600 30th St Des Moines IA
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