CBOC Telemedicine Physician

Job Id
129868
Job Location
Federal Way, WA
Employment Type
Full Time Regular
Industry
Health Care
Concentra
20200611T211436Z
Overview

Valor Healthcare is the largest provider of Primary Care services to Veterans and currently operate 34 Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in the United States. We are veteran-led and clinician-managed, we deliver compassionate, experienced medical care, establishing personal bonds with our Veterans in our clinics. We consistently achieve our goal for the best coordinated Veteran’s healthcare in the industry.

Responsibilities

The Physician (Tele-Primary Care) duties include but are not limited to:

  • Providing comprehensive care for our Veteran population such as services in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of assigned patients
  • Providing effective medical treatment, consultation, and diagnosis upon request from other Services/Departments
  • Obtaining patient histories, performs physical exams (remotely via video), formulating a working diagnosis and develops/implementing a treatment plan according to clinical guidelines and determining appropriate hospitalization, and/or disposition to Nursing Home Care, Assisted Living, Community Nursing Home, and/or Home Care
  • Ordering appropriate tests and incorporates results for treatment plan
  • Initiating or expediting requests for consults, special tests, or studies
  • Writing both inpatient and outpatient medical orders, treatments, and medications
  • Providing education and counseling to patient and family in preventative care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatment and drugs
  • Serving as an attending/teaching physician for internal medicine residents/students as assigned
  • Covering extend hours of clinical care in the evenings and on weekends may be required on an intermittent basis
  • Working with nurses to coordinate care in non-face to face settings
  • Providing supervision/collaboration to mid-level providers as assigned/requested
  • Participating in Peer reviews, chart review, hospital/clinic committees and process improvement initiatives as assigned
  • Utilizing proficient data-entry (typing) skills
  • Quarterly travel may be required to Telehealth Hub locations as determined by clinical or company needs
  • Expected to be within commuting distance of a VA facility
  • Must have access to high speed broadband home internet connection
  • Panel size of approximately 800-1,200 patients
Qualifications
  • Must have three years of recent/relevant VA Primary Care experience
  • United States Citizenshiip
  • Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine
  • 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 certification.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong mentoring skills and experience working with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Extensive primary care experience treating a complex patient population.
  • Currently active in a primary care practice.
  • Demonstrates a high level of practice using evidence based medicine principles involving patients who have complex illnesses.
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine with at least 3 years of Primary Care practice experience.
Benefits

Valor Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employerincluding disability/veterans



We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or medical or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Valor Healthcare complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.