Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
This position is located at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center, Spokane, WA. The incumbent serves as Physician Assistant, Primary Care under the supervision of the Chief, Primary Care Service. Provides medical care with the cognizance of the Chief, Primary Care, by collecting data required for diagnosis and performing procedures and services as approved by the Credentials Review Committee. The Physician Assistant will be directly involved clinically, coordinating all aspects of providing the right medical care to the right patient most efficiently and effectively. Duties include, but are not limited to: Performs and dictates/types initial histories and physical examinations as well as progress notes on all procedures performed for which he or she is responsible. Dictating/typing discharge and transfer summaries. Provides comprehensive physical assessment. Evaluates, diagnoses, and treats new and existing patients' conditions. Orders appropriate tests. Inserts IV's and draws blood; performs medical and surgical procedures for which he/she is credentialed. Removes sutures, clips and drains postoperatively as credentials allow. Types/Dictates medical notes in patients' charts using the current EHR, indicating patient status, treatment, & procedures. Conducts follow-up patient care: Provides health education to patients and families. Supervises and/or coordinates the activities of patient care and support staff within the Primary Care clinics. Actively participates in community health education. This vacancy may be filled by a Physician, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant and is subject to close when a selection has been made from any of these vacancy announcements. Interested Physicians please apply to Job Announcement Number: CBSV-11091239-21-BK, located here: Physician Primary Care Job Announcement NP's please apply to Job Announcement Number: CBSV-11091253-21-BK, located here: NP Primary Care Job Announcement Applicants will be reviewed and referred every two weeks. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm Financial Discloser Report: Not required Incentives: ARE NOT AUTHORIZED PCS Relocation: Not Authorized EDRP: This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Benefits: Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
Internal Number: 599214800
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.