Physician - Family Medicine

TX

Specialty Family Medicine
Profession Physician

This position is located in Temple, Texas. This provider will be assigned to Primary Care. The duties include but are not limited to the following: · Provides comprehensive care for our veteran population such as services in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of assigned patients.

· Provides effective medical treatment, consultation, and diagnosis upon request from other Services/Departments.

· Obtains patient histories, performs physical exams, formulates a working diagnosis and develops/implements a treatment plan according to clinical guidelines and to determine appropriate hospitalization, and/or disposition to Nursing Home Care, Assisted Living, Community Nursing Home, and/or Home Care.

· Orders lab tests, x-rays, EKG’s and other diagnostic procedures.

· Initiates or expedites requests for consults, special tests, or studies.

· Authorized to write both inpatient and outpatient medical orders, treatments and medications.

· Provides education and counseling to patient and family in preventive care, medical conditions, and use of prescribed treatment and drugs.