Job ID: 290117825  |  Last Updated: 11/8/2022

Primary Care Opportunity in Susanville, CA

VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
Susanville, CA
Applicant Contact
Kelly De Boer
Healthcare Recruiter
(775) 223-5351

Job Description

Physician Ambulatory Care-Susanville, California

The Ambulatory Care Section of the Reno VA Medical Center provides care in various outpatient settings including Main Campus, East Campus, Sierra Foothills, Lahontan Valley, Diamond View, and Carson Valley Community Based Outpatient Clinic's (CBOCs), as well as, Winnemucca Outreach Clinic. This position is located Gardnerville, NV at the Carson Valley CBOC.

The clinic services provide scheduled appointments for new and returning primary care for large numbers of veterans seen in and followed within the Health Care System for a wide variety of common medical and psychiatric problems.

Staff physician provides comprehensive primary care to a primary care panel of eligible veterans. A wide variety of medical conditions are treated, including but not limited to:
coronary artery disease,
neurological disorders,
endocrine disorders,
dermatological conditions,
follow up for inpatient as well as outpatient surgical procedures,
urologic conditions,
eye evaluations,
dental evaluation and care,
anticoagulation monitoring,
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,
degenerative arthritis,
depression, and geriatric problems,

Assess the patient to determine the nature of the disease process:
Provide appropriate treatment.
Provide instruction and/or education concerning
Contact other medical personnel for necessary consultation.
Provide referral to Specialty Clinics as appropriate.
Admit to the Medical Center patients who require acute inpatient care.
Provide for follow up as necessary.
Emphasize Preventive and health screening for veteran patients.

Conduct performance measure clinics to support and improve the health of diabetic patients, with particular attention to hypertension, lipid management, foot examinations and medical management of the disease with improved glucose control. Judicious use of laboratory and x-ray services, as well as appropriate referral and consultation is obtained.

Participation in the teaching programs of the University of Nevada, School of Medicine. Provide educational opportunities for students of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dietary services, and others. Residents in training in medicine, surgery, psychiatry and family practice also receive instruction from Ambulatory Care Service staff clinicians.

Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting employees (e.g. RNs, LPNs, technicians, administrative support staff) assigned to the unit during the performance of duties. Such direction and interaction will adhere to government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocol.

Monday - Friday 8:00a.m - 4:30 p.m.

Kelly De Boer, Healthcare Recruiter
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
775-223-5351 Office/Cell Phone

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