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 Formulate and recommend plans for a comprehensive Neurology program. Develop the requirements of staff, facility infrastructure, equipment, and supplies needed to support the Neurology program, utilizing necessary reviews and controls. Assume responsibility for carrying out the goals, objectives, plans and policies established by the Medical Center Director and VA Heartland Network. Provide accountability for all neurology operations, assuring support of the mission and values of the RJDVAMC. Work collaboratively with the facility Service Chief's as to expand and/or enhance neurology service offered at RJDVAMC. Utilize data about target population and available resources, formulate strategic short term and long-range plans and goals for the service. Complete performance (OPPE) Audits of same specialties in Neurology within the VISN. Appraise the effectiveness of the various neurology programs and services in meeting the needs of patient care. Create and foster an environment of system-oriented quality improvement. Ensure all Veterans receive high quality, efficient, timely, and appropriate care with the highest professional and ethical standards and quality of care. Work Schedule: 8:00 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.