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. This is a re-announcement. Applicants who applied previously, do not need to re-apply to receive consideration. However, it is highly recommended that application packages be reviewed to ensure that the preferred/required experience is adequately demonstrated. Clinical Educator (CE): The CE is responsible and accountable to provide and direct all elements of clinical education programs and training tools (e.g. simulation and/or other strategies), planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating to include orientation, continuing education, and professional growth. Collaborates with all disciplines to prioritize educational programs related to optimum health care services, promote a patient-centered, whole health, and staff-centered culture which integrates educational programs and processes that cross service lines and/or disciplines and supports the organization's mission, vision, values, strategic priorities. The incumbent provides a yearly facility educational needs assessment to ensure both clinical and managerial administrative learning needs are met for both central and discipline specific requirements. The CE manages, plans, directs, and evaluates educational programs related to education or research, (e.g. Tuition Career Development & National Nursing Initiative Program (NNEI) Employee Incentive Scholarship Program (EISP), Transition to Practice program, Associated Health Training, and Nursing Assistant programs). Maintains affiliation with various schools and training institutions and oversees the rotations of all students. Demonstrates strong knowledge of educational standards and ensures adherence to internal and external accreditation agencies (e.g. Office of Inspector General (OIG), Joint Commission (JC), & Long-Term Care Institute (LTCI)) and all related VA and WTVAHCS policies, procedures, and guidelines. Actively participates on assigned committees and workgroups. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP: Approved. Contact the VISN 17 EDRP Coordinators at VISN17EDRP2@va.gov for more information. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.