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Physician / Family Practice / Arizona / Permanent / MD/DO - Primary Care Physician (Locums) Job

Company: Kurz Solutions
Location: Yuma
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Job Description

MD/DO - Primary Care Physician (Locums)
At the crossroads for centuries...

The Community - Yuma, AZ
Yuma's geography shaped the Southwest, and because this was the safest spot to cross the Colorado River, all roads led to Yuma for travelers from Spanish explorers to Okies fleeing the Dust Bowl. Today Yuma is a vibrant multicultural community that celebrates its rich heritage, surrounded by wide-open spaces and pristine desert scenery - all with a river running through it. With more sunshine than any other city on earth, Yuma is a natural for all kinds of outdoor activities, from boating to golf to off-roading, great festivals or take a day trip south of the border. And when the sun goes down, you'll still find plenty to do, including gaming at three great casinos. Agriculture and Agritourism is the number one industry in Yuma, and it is known as the winter vegetable capital of the world. Several things account for that: Plentiful sunshine, rich soil, ample labor and high-quality irrigation water.

Yuma CBOC - Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
The Yuma Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is designed to deliver Primary Care Services to eligible Veterans living in Pima, LaPaz and surrounding counties.

DUTIES (include but not limited to)

  • Primary duty of the physician is to provide medical care at the Yuma CBOC.
  • The physician will be assigned a panel of patients and will deliver care using the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) model as the care delivery system. Panel size is determined by the facility using VHA standards. The provider will manage scheduled and unscheduled out-patients at SAVAHCS or Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
  • Alternative or collateral duties may include management of a subsection of primary care patients, the subsection may be defined either by a disease status (e.g. spinal cord injury patients), or demographic status (women veterans, OIF/OEF Veterans, employees etc.). Typically these duties are designated at the time of joining but occasionally during the course of the task order, participation in organizational initiatives, such as familiarization with telemedicine for patient care at our rural clinics.
  • Physicians are expected to provide clinical oversight and support for and review care provided by mid-level practitioners.
  • Providers will act as surrogates for their colleagues, providing care for the colleague's patients during short term absences.
  • Timely documentation of patient care, coding, encounter closures and administrative work is necessary in all areas in accordance with SAVAHCS policy. Physicians must enter own notes, code their own patient visits, and encounters via Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS). Patient encounters are to be closed out within 24 hours of patient appointment date. The physicians should also be proficient in ICD-10 and provide evidence of training. Physicians will also require additional training in ICD-10 coding at the SAVAHCS/CBOC. Prohibited abbreviations will not be used.
  • Clinical reminders should be addressed and closed as medically appropriate. Quality of care will meet professional standards at all times and will be peer reviewed periodically by the care line medical director and the Medical Executive Board.
  • All physicians will work within their privileges at all times, unless necessitated by an emergency.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine and maintain professional competency
  • 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 current DEA certificate.
  • Minimum experience required is one year VA experience (within the previous four (4) years) and minimum of five (5) years primary care experience.
  • Must have and maintain current certification in Basics Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association.

KurzSolutions is committed to improving health outcomes by providing well-managed companies with the top healthcare talent in the market.

Keywords: Kurz Solutions, Yuma , Physician / Family Practice / Arizona / Permanent / MD/DO - Primary Care Physician (Locums) Job, Other , Yuma, Arizona

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