Outpatient Primary Care- Care for our Veterans
The New Mexico VA Health Care System (NMVAHCS) Ambulatory Care Service is seeking qualified Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Physician to come care for our Veterans in our Northwest Rio Rancho Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The Primary Care Physician will be responsible for providing comprehensive primary care services to a defined panel of patients. This includes history taking, physical examination, ordering of laboratories and diagnostic studies, diagnosis, and formulation of treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions within the scope of Internal Medicine or Family Medicine practice.
- Current Panel Size of 1200
- Expectation of 14 scheduled Face to Face visits per day + overbooks and telemedicine
- Busy but not overwhelming
- No Call
- Well supported with sub specialties
- Blood Draws (by appt. only)
- Women’s Health
- Behavioral Health Care Services
- EKGs (Electrocardiograms)
- Evaluations by Doctors
- Routine Lab Tests
The Northwest Metro Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) is designed to deliver primary care services to eligible Veterans.
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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.