Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
Jacksonville Community-Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC) Welcomes New Primary Care Provider
May 14, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2012
Jacksonville Community-Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC)
New Primary Care Provider
Jacksonville, North Carolina – Fayetteville VA Medical Center is proud to announce Melinda Miller, Nurse Practitioner, as the newest Primary Care Provider for the Jacksonville Community-Based Outreach Clinic, effective May 10, 2012. The Jacksonville CBOC is located at Jacksonville, NC to provide primary health care and mental health services for Veterans in and around the Jacksonville metro area.
Melinda Miller is a board-certified adult Nurse Practitioner whose scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health care problems. She joined the Department of Veteran Affairs in 2006 as a primary care provider in Ohio and also worked with the Department of Veteran Affairs in Florida. She recently transferred to the Jacksonville CBOC with special clinical interests in dermatology and women’s health care.
Miller will lead one of five Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT). The PACT includes a Primary Care Provider (which can be a doctor, a physician’s assistant or nurse practitioner), registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, a medical support assistant, pharmacist, social worker, dietician and mental health provider. Veterans care at the clinic is delivered by an engaged, collaborative team in an integrated environment.
“Ms. Miller has the demonstrated expertise to lead her team and ensure our Veterans are well-served with the personalized care they need to improve their health and well-being,” said Elizabeth Goolsby, Fayetteville VAMC Director. “I am delighted that she brings a wealth of diverse professional experience to the Jacksonville area and is dedicated to our mission of providing exceptional healthcare to our Veterans.”
For more information, please contact the Fayetteville Veterans Medical Center Public Affairs Officer, Robin DeMark, at (910) 488-2120, ext. 5991 or visit the Jacksonville CBOC at the www.fayettevillenc.va.gov/visitors/jacksonville.asp Web site.