Physician / Emergency Medicine / Pennsylvania / Locum tenens / UCC/ER Providers needed for VAMC Job
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: September 18, 2023
The VA Medical Center in Erie, PA needs one to two physicians to
provide onsite urgent care center physician services. We need to be
able to provide 40 hrs of coverage every week 52 weeks per
Location: Erie VAMC, 135 East 38 Street, Erie, PA
UCC averages 30 visits during weekdays and 10-15 visits during
weekends and Federal holidays. Major trauma care is not available.
Though only walk-in patients are seen, the UCC does care for
seriously ill Veterans who require stabilization and emergent
transfer. The UCC admits or transfers an average of 60
patients/month. The facility uses CPRS for their ERM program.
Period of Performance: Initial 7 Feb 2020 to 30 Sep 2020 with two
Clear and unrestricted license
Board Certified in one of the three disciplines-Family Practice,
Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine
have recent (within the last 3 years) experience in an Urgent Care
Center or Emergency Room
Up to date immunization records
Scope of Care: Contractors physician (s) (as appropriate and within
scope of practice/privileging) shall be responsible for initial
evaluation and treatment of patients that present to the UCC.
Patients that present with emergencies are stabilized and
Consultation and Referral Responsibilities: Contractors physician
(s) shall provide consultation with and recommendations to
referring physicians regarding appropriate referral of patients, so
that the most expeditious and clinically appropriate work-up can be
done. Contractors physician (s) shall determine the appropriate
course of treatment and communicate in person or by phone with the
Orthopedic devices: Contractors physician(s) shall follow all
established orthotic devices policies and procedures.
Medications: Contractors physician (s) shall follow all established
medication policies and procedures.
Discharge education: Contractors physician (s) shall provide
discharge education and follow up instructions that are coordinated
with the next care setting for all UCC patients.
VA Business Hours: VAMC is open 24/7, 365 days a year. The UCC
hours of operation are Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. The Contractor Physician
shall be on duty during weekdays, weekends, and Federal holidays.
The shifts are either (1) 8am to 8pm or (2) 10 am to 10pm Mon-Fri
and 8am to 8pm Sat,Sun and Holidays.
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