Works under general professional direction with considerable freedom in providing treatment for a wide range of cases consulted to the Acute Care Service. Follows established policies in accepting referral of patients from other facilities. Insures all available services and treatment to care are provided to patients. Incumbent is responsible to the Executive, Operative Care Line for adequacy and quality of care.
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.