Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive is not authorized. There is a full-time opening for a Physician Assistant (PA) in the Primary Care Clinic at the Northeast Clinic- Appleton, WI. Responsibilities include a collaborative practice within our primary care clinics for a designated panel of veteran patients. The Physician Assistant, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, manages the care of outpatients in the Ambulatory Care setting as a Primary Care Provider as part of a Patient Aligned Care Team. This position is part of the Northeastern Wisconsin Ambulatory Clinics. Roles and responsibilities of the PACT Primary Care Provider include: -Face to face clinic appointments for follow up and acute patient care visits -Telephone appointments -Virtual appointments through VA Video Connect -Completing Patient history and physical evaluations -Review and follow up of diagnostic test results -Communication of test results to patients -Establishing ongoing plan of care for patients based on clinical guidelines and veteran- centered care principles -Review and summary of non-VA records and incorporating into the ongoing plan of care -Hand off communication to and from primary care and specialty, Emergency department and inpatient providers within the VA and the community -Sending referrals to specialty consults as appropriate -Directing care coordination plans to PACT team members -Completes final medication reconciliation -Completes clinical reminders -Huddling with other PACT team members Work Schedule: 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. with extended hours and Saturdays. Financial Discloser Report: Not required
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.