Primary Care Physician for VA Community Living Center
The Northern Arizona VA Medical Center in Prescott, Arizona is seeking a full-time physician with Geriatrics and Hospice experience to treat our Veteran population.
- The preferred candidate will be board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
- Candidates trained in Rehabilitation Medicine who have experience in delivery in Geriatric and Hospice and Palliative Medicine are also encouraged to apply.
- Join a team of providers who manage the comprehensive, interdisciplinary clinical care delivered to veterans in the Prescott VA's Community Living Center (CLC).
- The CLC is an 85-bed unit which serves a diverse group of veterans with needs ranging from acute rehabilitation to inpatient dementia care to skilled nursing to hospice services.
- Provide consultation services in Palliative Care, and/or Hospice Medicine within the NAVAHCS system, including the acute care hospital, emergency room, and primary care services
- Support the Graduate Medical Education mission of the NAVAHCS
The Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System (NAVAHCS) is a Joint Commission-accredited, complexity level three facility serving over 27,000 Veterans across Northern Arizona. NAVAHCS provides a continuum of primary and secondary level medical, rehabilitative and long-term care to Veterans residing in northern and central Arizona. Acute medical care consists of primary and secondary inpatient medicine and ambulatory care, which includes general medicine, ambulatory procedures, and selected specialized medical clinics. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours/7 days a week. The VA Medical Center is located in Prescott, Arizona and Community Based Outpatient Clinics are located in Anthem, Flagstaff, Cottonwood, Kingman and Lake Havasu City, AZ. NAVAHCS has five VA Outreach Clinics; Holbrook, Page, Tuba City, Polacca and Kayenta, AZ, along with a Primary Care Outreach Clinic in the Indian Health Service Health Care Center located in Chinle, AZ. NAVAHCS catchment area covers over 65,000 square miles.
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S.Territories.
More than 7.9 million Veterans, their family members, and survivors are enrolled in the VA Health System, with more than 6.3 million seeking treatment each year. Currently, that annual treatment involves 773,600 inpatient visits and 60 million outpatient visits. About 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work in interdisciplinary care teams to deliver those patient services daily.
VA's patient population crosses a wide spectrum of individuals, from elderly World War II Veterans, to baby boomer Vietnam Vets, to today's younger heroes who served during the Gulf War era and in the present day Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. VA also serves a growing number of women Veterans, who currently account for seven percent of the total Veteran population.
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