Some positions are 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. This is an open continuous announcement to allow current, permanent Columbia VA Health Care System employees to express their interest in other opportunities as they become available. It will remain open until December 31, 2021. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. Please note that all specialties included in this announcement are not available at all locations. EDRP Authorized for only those positions noted below: Contact Debra.Conyers@va.gov, EDRP Coordinator, or Sheri.Hanna@va.gov, Alternate EDRP Coordinator, for questions/assistance. Assignment Code/Description (e.g., K6-Hospitalist) Location (e.g., CBOC)/Shift (if applicable) All physicians in the Primary Care Service Primary Care Service All physicians in the Surgery Service excluding Anesthesiology Surgery Service - Excludes Anesthesiology Anesthesiology/Pain Management (all assignment codes) Physical Medicine & Rehab Service Cardiology (all assignment codes) Emergency Medicine (all assignment codes) Gastroenterology (all assignment codes) Hospitalist (all assignment codes) Neurology (all assignment codes) Psychiatrist (all assignment codes) Pulmonology (all assignment codes) Radiology (all assignment codes) Rheumatology (all assignment codes) Work Schedule: Will vary based on position. Some occasions may require work outside of a core schedule as this is a 24/7 hospital facility. Subject to change based on agency needs.
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.