Family Practice Physician Outpatient Only Practitioner - Physicians Only Apply - Locum
Posted on: January 11, 2022
A Family Practice Physician Outpatient Only Practitioner
practice is seeking a qualified physician for Mattoon, IL. This and
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DUTIES (include but not limited to)
---The Primary Care Physicians are clinical representatives of the
Medical Center Director and Chief of Staff and responsible for
Primary Care outpatient clinical operations.
---Outpatient/Primary Care. Evaluation of new and returning
outpatients as assigned for the VA Illiana Health Care System in
Danville and Mattoon, Illinois. Patient care: approximately 8-15
outpatients --- -- hour allotted for follow-up and -- hour/1 hour
for new patients during regular work week schedule.
---Patient medical history and physical exams appropriate to the
care setting and documented in accordance with VA IHCS Medical
Staff Bylaws. (Attachment #2)
---Refers patient to other specialty care as required.
---Prescribing Medications: The contracted physicians shall be
responsible for prescribing medications as needed, and shall be
required to utilize the VA formulary. Medication reconciliation
shall be completed during each patient encounter in the Clinic.
---Order labs, x-rays and other pertinent tests.
---Initial screening of patients to determine eligibility.
---Furnish technical and/or professional support for resident and
physicians employed by the VA.
---Findings from an assessment or a reassessment shall be clearly
documented in the medical record, which is used by all members of
the interdisciplinary care team in care planning and treatment.
Assessment for invasive procedures shall include all elements as
explicitly outlined in the VA IHCS Medical Staff Bylaws and
applicable policies. All required documentation shall be fully
completed within VA IHCS required timeframes. (Attachment #3)
---Responsible for coordination, evaluation, treatment, and overall
medical management for eligible Veterans evaluated and treated
within the clinic. Appropriate referral transfer of the Veteran
shall be arranged by the Contractor for care that cannot be
delivered in VAIHCS clinical setting.
---The contracted physician ensures that medical record
documentation contains the minimum information in congruence with
the Health Care Financing Administration/ Medicare guidelines,
supporting patient care.
---In addition, perform other work within the scope of their
clinical privileges in the VA IHCS Clinic.
---M.D. or D.O.
---Physicians shall be board certified and/or board eligible in
Internal Medicine or Family Practice.
---The contract physician will be required to have DEA License
number for prescribing Class II and Class III controlled
---Must have and maintain a current license to practice in any one
of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam or
the U.S. Virgin Islands that allows for the independent practice of
clinical services. This license must be current (not revoked,
suspended, or lapsed in registration), valid, and unrestricted.
---Must have and maintain current certification in Basic Life
Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) as certified
by the American Heart Association.
---Minimum two years--- experience as a Primary Care Physician or
recent completion of an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
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