Physicians manages a panel of approximately 1200 patients in conjunction with his/her patient aligned care team (PACT). Each PACT is staffed by a physician, RN, LPN, and clerk. The PACT model emphasizes each team member contributing to the veteran's care. Physicians see an average of 8-14 patients per day during scheduled appointment times M-F 8-4:00PM. No after hours or weekend call required. Moonlighting outside of normal working hours is allowed.
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.