Primary Care & Community Medicine
Johnson City, TN
Coordinate care for a panel of outpatients as assigned by MHVAMC, Evaluate and treat acute and chronic health problems for scheduled and unscheduled patients in the clinic setting, Performs histories and physical exams, Performs office procedures within privileges as appropriate, Prescribe medications as appropriate. Orders routine laboratory, radiological and diagnostic tests and provide initial interpretation of results, Communicates test results to patients, Responds to questions and other inquiries from patients, Initiates or expedites requests for consultations and special tests. Provides education to the patient and family as necessary. Screens patients to determine the need for hospitalization, Communicates clinical findings to other providers using the Computerized Patient Record System, Functions as managing physician for a nurse practitioner or physician assistant as assigned by MHVAMC. Consistently communicates and treats customers (veterans, their representatives, visitors and all VA staff) in a courteous, tactful and respectful manner. The physician will provide the customer with consistent information according to established policies and procedures and will handle conflicts and problems when dealing with customers constructively and appropriately, and other duties as described.
Johnson City can best be described as a metropolitan melting pot with invigorating music, amazing outdoor activities and enchanting culture and history. As a matter of fact Forbes Magazine ranks Johnson City 14th in their latest rankings of best places to live! Local festivals include Unity in the Community Festival http://www.umojajc.org/, Blue Plum Festival, Apple Festival, and the Rhythm and Roots Reunion in nearby Bristol Tennessee/Virginia. Enjoy year round outdoor activities at our area lakes and parks and just a stone’s throw away you’ll find renowned attractions such as Barter Theatre, Bristol Motor Speedway and Asheville North Carolina’s Biltmore House. For the Sports Enthusiast you can cheer on future baseball hall of famers with the area’s rookie league baseball team - the Johnson City Cardinals! Johnson City offers an affordable cost of living, no state income tax, and excellent schools and universities! Start your Adventure in Johnson City Tennessee! A Hometown Heart with a Big City Soul!
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:45am - 4:30pm