Physician- Rockford Southern Tier Float
Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: May 9, 2020
This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction
Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected
for this position, you must meet specific individual eligibility
requirements and submit your application within four months of
appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and
eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA
Education Loan Repayment Services office. Please contact
VHAMIWEDRP@va.gov for more information.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,
vacancy exists for a Primary Care Provider affiliated with the
William Middleton VA Medical Center, Madison, WI. This position is
located in the Rockford CBOC. The Provider will work as a member of
a multidisciplinary health care team, collaborating with other
members of the team to provide medical care to Veterans. The
Physician is expected to demonstrate advanced competencies and
skills in assessing the physical and psychosocial status of men and
women patients, plan an active role in the multidisciplinary
Patient Aligned Care Team, promote preventive health measures, and
manage the acute and chronic conditions of his/her assigned panel
of patients and those patients assigned to other team members when
circumstances require. The Physician will provide comprehensive
assessment, diagnostic work-up and clinic intervention, including
comprehensive patient assessment, health history, physical
examinations, and patient education to veterans in the Primary Care
- Functions as an integral part of a Primary Care Patient Aligned
Care Team to coordinate, facilitate, and provide patient care and
- Order and evaluate diagnostic tests as appropriate, recommend
treatment and/or referral. Establish and coordinate a plan of care
related to patients identified problems.
- Validate the effectiveness of previously implemented medical
- Record/document health appraisal information, clinical
assessments, treatment decisions, plan of care, ongoing management
and therapeutic outcomes. Recording will be accomplished using the
electronic comprehensive patient record system (CPRS), and will be
completed on the day of the encounter.
- Follow Performance Measure guidelines.
- Work efficiently with patients, families, members of the
multidisciplinary team, and other facility staff.
This position is for a float provider and will require some travel
to the Freeport, Janesville and Madison facilities to provide
coverage for staffing shortages. This announcement may be used to
hire other positions.
Work Schedule: M-F day shift, may include some weekends, nights,
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredTo qualify for this
position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date
of this announcement, 05/12/2020.
- 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
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
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: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting
in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods
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