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Geriatrics Physician - Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) in Hawaii (Kapolei, Oahu)

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Kapolei, Hawaii
Closing date
Jan 16, 2025

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Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

The Geri PACT Physician is assigned to the Geri PACT clinic Section of Geriatrics Rehabilitation and Extended Care (GREC), VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System (VAPIHCS). VA provides patient centered care, delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning and continuous improvement. The Geri PACT Physician must have outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills as a member of the VA professional health care team and provide continuous veteran-centered care and services to Veterans and their family members.

The Geri PACT Physician provides outpatient primary and geriatric consultation services to Veterans and provides clinical support to the Geri PACT Team Members under the facility outpatient Geri PACT Program. Uses evidence-based practices to provide comprehensive outpatient geriatric primary care and geriatric consultation to veterans in the Geri PACT clinic. The Geri PACT physician works with the clinic Interdisciplinary care team to establish a plan of care for the veterans on the service. Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings to review active cases. Implements strategic care plan to appropriately facilitate utilization and access to other needed medical services. Monitors quality and service metrics across the continuum of care to ensure departmental goals are achieved. Provides education to staff as needed. Completes appropriate documentation of patient care services in CPRS. Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, and stakeholders. Completes appropriate mandatory training.

The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works closely with all healthcare professionals throughout VAPIHCS and provides consultations to other services on the care of geriatric veterans.
  • Participates in different modes of care delivery as appropriate such as VA Video Connect (VVC)
  • Participates in travel, as appropriate, for consultations
  • Participates in the CLC Call Schedule
  • Participates in clinic coverage
  • Participates in quality assurance programs. Complies with all quality performance measures and improvement programs. The physician will be subject to professional performance, including clinical and technical skills, as well as VAPIHCS performance improvement monitoring activities (e.g. Ongoing Professional Evaluations (OPPE), Focused Professional Practice Evaluations (FPPE), etc.).
  • Participates in Medical Staff committees and task forces as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the GEM Director, Chief of Geriatrics and Extended care or ACOS GREC
  • Participate in VA continuing educational activities and mandatory training
  • May be assigned in a management leadership position as needed and shall complete training and functions in this role

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Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm
Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50-55 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year and possible 5 day paid absence for CME)
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
CME: Possible $1,000 per year reimbursement (must be full-time with board certification)
Malpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage provided
Contract: No Physician Employment Contract and no significant restriction on moonlighting

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