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The WHMD serves as the clinical leader in Women's Primary Health care for the entire healthcare system. In collaboration with the WVPM, the WHMD works to develop clinical leadership for the Women's Health Program, including participation in strategic planning, administration, quality improvement, and educational initiatives. Additionally, The WHMD serves as the direct supervisor for the Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) providers as assigned within OVAHS. The Orlando VA Healthcare system (OVAHCS) is in search of a highly motivated physician with clinical experience in Women's Health and Primary Care. This physician will be fully qualified and certified to function in both a clinical and administrative role and in accordance with the guidelines and policies of the OVAHCS. The incumbent is a skilled ambulatory care medicine physician with a concentration in Women's Health. The WHMD responsibilities encompass administrative, educational, and clinical roles simultaneously to form the foundation of the Women Veterans Program along with WVPM and Primary Care Leadership.Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Manage a female only veteran panel providing comprehensive and gender specific care including age appropriate cervical and breast cancer screening, menopause and contraceptive management, and evaluation of gynecological concerns. Provide care via face to face or virtual consultation for routine cervical and breast cancer screening, menopause and contraceptive management and evaluation of gynecological concerns for female veterans not assigned to a designated women's health provider at the site of care. Direct Supervision of Designated Women's Health Providers as assigned. Collaborate with the WVPM and facility leadership to determine the appropriate model of care for comprehensive women's health care at all sites of care at the OVAHCS, including the main VA medical facility, CommunityBased Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) and Outpatient Clinics (OPCs). Review of EPRP Performance metrics and work with the VA medical facility quality management team, the WVPM and primary care leadership to implement clinical quality improvement. The WHMD is responsible for excellent achievement on all measures that apply to women's health, both genderspecific and gender-neutral measures. The WHMD is responsible for working with the quality team, the WVPM and primary care leadership to eliminate gender disparities in performance. Develop and supervise educational initiatives for women's health providers and trainees. The WHMD actively supports participation in ongoing nationally developed educational programs, such as, Women's Health Mini-Residency, emergency care modules, and use of women's health simulation clinic. Provide oversight and monitoring of completion of required CME's for DWHPCPs to maintain credentialing. Demonstrate flexibility in responding to clinical 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 Travel to all sites of care for routine rounding and meeting with Designated Women's Health Providers, Enrollment, and Primary Care Leadership. Work Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday; may have to work extended hours, weekends, nights, irregular tours and/or holidays based on the service needs. A Recruitment and/or Relocation Incentive with a service agreement may be authorized for a Highly Qualified Candidate
Internal Number: 599858300
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.