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 Duties include but not limited to: Responsible for scheduling the following cardiology outpatient procedures: transesophageal echo, dobutamine stress echo, cardioversion, pacemaker/ICD and loop recorder implants, cardiac cath and PCI procedures Assists with outpatient admission for dofetilide & sotalol. Assists veterans with beneficiary travel and lodging accommodations. Assists in the following: obtaining vital signs for clinic patients, perform EKG's as needed, request and scan cardiology records to CPRS, request and load outside cardiac images to Xcelera, fax VA records and mail cardiac images to UWMC Heart Institute for TAVR, LAAO referrals. Requires frequent face to face and phone interaction with patients, cardiology staff (physicians, nurses, general cardiology staff). Documents activities in EMHR notes Assists with procedural orders in CPRS. Sends info to patient regrading scheduling and procedural information. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann at email@example.com , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
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.