Geriatrician wanted in Oakland

Oakland, CA

Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Low Patient Volume
  • Loan Repayment or Assistance Offered
  • Opportunity to Give Back to Veterans Who Served Our Country
  • The Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) Team Physician is assigned to HBPC in the Geriatrics, Palliative, and Extended Care Service line. This position is part of the Oakland, CA HBPC team and includes administrative and patient care duties for 60-80 patients. Part Time 20 hours per week.

    Geriatrics Physician, Home Based Primary Care Responsibilities:

    • Serves as a primary care provider for a panel of veterans including conducting home visits for medical evaluation and treatment and by request from other team members when clinically indicated and collaborating with PACT RN and inter-professional team for patient case management needs. Panel size to be determined by local, regional, and national guidelines. Territory served to be determined and assigned by local and program needs.
    • Works with an inter-professional team to deliver primary care to veterans in their place of living, Includes being available during the tour of duty for phone, video, and face to face visits, conducting solo and/or joint home visits with team members as needed, and providing leave coverage for primary care providers as needed.
    • Obtain relevant health and medical history, perform appropriate physical exam including mental status and psychiatric exam as appropriate.
    • Formulates appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical exam, and clinical findings.
    • Formulates and implements appropriate non-pharmacological and pharmacological plan of care. Integrates veteran's goals of care and collaborates with inter-professional team, veteran, and veteran's support system in formulating and implementing plan of care as appropriate.
    • Provide education to veterans and their support systems as needed and appropriate.
    • Perform phlebotomy and immunizations for patients as indicated.
    • Obtain consent for procedures, transfers, or opioid contracts as appropriate.

    The individual must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive to home visits.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm

    Posted July 18, 2022