This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: Leads and organizes delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice Uses advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes Functions as an expert in quality improvement practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities Systematically evaluates current practice, and formulating outcomes of organizational processes within an area of expertise Guides, develops, and supports staff from a leadership perspective Uses professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities, Plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates the Medical Center's RME program Collects, monitors, analyzes, and reports RME program data and makes recommendations for performance improvement Oversees the development and approval of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and associated staff competencies for re-processing of all RME in collaboration with the Chief, Sterile Processing Service (SPS) In collaboration with the Chief, SPS, ensures that all staff responsible for re-processing of RME have initial and annual competency validation Work Schedule: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm or may vary for patient care needs Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact V21CCOEEDRP@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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