Arizona's Best Kept Secret Outpatient Primary Care- Care for our Veterans
The incumbent will serve as provider in outpatient Primary Care. 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.
- Provide medical care to veterans enrolled on the team.
- Physician will work as a member of a disciplinary health care team
- An active role on the multidisciplinary health care team requires promoting preventive measures
- managing the acute and chronic conditions of an assigned panel of patients, as well as patients assigned to other team members, when circumstances requires.
- Current Panel Size of approximately 1200
- Average 13-15 patients a day with 30-minute follow ups and 1-hour new patient visits
- Busy but not overwhelming
- No Call
- Well supported with sub specialties
Services and Scope of Care:
- Blood Draws (By appt. only)
- EKGs (Electrocardiograms)
- Evaluations by Doctors
- Routine Lab Tests
Kingman, the Heart of Historic Route 66 & one of the hidden treasures of Arizona, is conveniently located on Interstate 40 and is the perfect launching point for "Route 66 and Beyond." Scenic hiking, historic charm, great cafes and restaurants, and the allure of Route 66 combine to make Kingman a remarkable destination. The roots of Arizona are captured by the Historic Route 66 Museum and the Mohave Museum of History & Arts that recount the travels on Route 66 and the early days of railroading, mining and ranching. At an elevation of around 3,300 feet Kingman offers a temperate climate year-round. Take a 70-mile journey to enjoy the Skywalk at the Grand Canyon West and many other fabulous day trips returning to the relaxing accommodations in Kingman.
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.