Serve as a Physician (FLOAT/GAP) located within the Orlando VA Healthcare System assigned to the Ambulatory Care Service. Assignments to other facilities within the Orlando VAHCS may be required to meet the needs of the service. Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): Eligible- *See "Additional Information" section below for more details. The Physician Primary Care Float duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Manage* a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) when a PACT Primary Care Provider (PCP) is on leave. Manage a vacant PACT panel or a new PACT position is created. Cover Interim care or unassigned/unscheduled patients or clinic when a provider is on leave or Cover the Interim care or unassigned/unscheduled patients or clinic when there is a provider vacancy, urgent need or the Float provider is not assigned to PACT coverage. Assignments may include management of specialty PACT such as Women's health PACT. Other duties as assigned, and based upon organizational need at all times Demonstrates flexibility in responding to clinic demands, adhere to personal and professional obligations and responsibilities, practice and maintain ethical standards, and sustain a work environment that is harmonious and customer service oriented Utilization of all virtual care modalities is an expectation of this position Travel to other sites within the Health Care System to cover provider shortage. Coverage scenarios and locations may change on a daily basis based on patient care needs. The ability to be present at any OVAHCS location is essential. If for any reason a government vehicle is unavailable for use, the Float provider is still responsible for arriving at their assigned location on time. Private vehicle usage will be reimbursed based on existing travel pay criteria. Failure to maintain the ability to be present at any OVAHCS location may lead to disciplinary action. Work Schedule: Varying tours of duty may include extended hours, weekends, nights, irregular tours and/or holidays. When covering an outlying PACT team, time may be built in the Float provider clinic schedule to accommodate unassigned Veteran care. The typical FP tour of duty is 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. FPs assigned an extended hours tour of duty will work according to the schedule at their assigned location. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required A Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive with a service agreement may be authorized for a Highly Qualified Candidate
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.