This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Team Lead will be responsible for the in-direct supervision and oversight of approximately 5-10 providers. The team lead is expected to enhance the capacity and operational quality of the PACT program to fulfill our commitment to provide Veterans with high quality health care services. It is anticipated that the team lead will be enthusiastic about systems improvements, possess a high degree of work ethic and bring a track record of leadership in clinical/education enterprises and experience in implementations of programmatic initiatives. Experience in the medical home model of care, (PACT model), is highly desirable. The Team Lead will report to the Chief of Primary Care and will work in collaboration with Section Chiefs throughout the facility. The Team Lead is responsible for clinical supervision and leadership of clinical providers assigned to the PACT clinics and specialty medicine clinics. He/she is also required to be a clinical leader and provider with experience in assessing clinical competence and current best practices. Essential Job Responsibilities/Functions to include, but not limited to: Assumes 80% clinical and 20% administrative roles; Interviews and examines patients, reviews past medical history and requests and/or performs diagnostic tests and examinations deemed necessary to provide total patient care including prevention; Makes preliminary diagnosis, directs, prescribes or provides treatments or arranges for specialized care or patient referrals as required; Reviews patient medications, diet, therapy course, adherence to management plan and patient observations, instructs and counsels patients, modifies regimen as required; Works closely with allied health professionals to utilize and coordinate the services of other Health Care Professionals in the management of the patients' medical, psychological and social problems; He/she will work collaboratively with the nurse managers and clerical support staff without direct supervisory responsibilities; Provides leadership in the implementation, operational execution, on-going monitoring and reporting national and institutional initiatives focused on improving performance processes and improving quality of care; Recruitment, retention, mentoring, and disciplinary activities for professional staff; Ensures compliance with regulatory agency requirements (e.g. Joint Commission, Inspector General, and other external agencies); Reviews clinical staff performance to ensure quality of care and efficient use of resources; Maintains clinical activity by full participation in departmental clinical workload. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00a to 4:30p. Subject to change based on the needs of the facility. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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