The incumbent will be responsible for assessment and care of new and returning patients with any number of medical problems (e.g. hypertension, diabetes, ischemic heart disease, COPD). He/she is responsible for ordering diagnostics, consultations, medications and other therapies as medically indicated, meeting specific preventative health maintenance needs, and completing all required VA electronic documentation and appropriate correspondence with VA multidisciplinary teams in a timely manner.
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- Evaluation, including timely performance of H&P (history and physical); diagnosis; admission and other orders; consultation; and treatment of adult patients with medical illnesses performed in the residential rehabilitation environment with appropriate support and monitoring.
- Can perform diagnostic or therapeutic joint aspiration/injection, soft tissue injection, routine women's health (pelvic exam, breast exam), laceration repair, foreign body removal, abscess incision and drainage, and wound debridement. She/he can care for patients via telemedicine, perform preliminary interpretation of ECG and radiographic studies, and supervise residents, fellows, and others in training.
- Coordination of nurse practitioners who primarily provide medical care for co-located MPD residential rehabilitation programs includes regular meetings in person or by phone or email to review patient care, help manage complex medical conditions, coordinate with mental health and other subspecialties for routine or emergency/urgent care, and review controlled prescriptions twice yearly.
Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with flexibility to meet patient and program needs due to part-time hours.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
***RELOCATION/RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***