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. Ensuring dental staff provide appropriate dental care to promote, preserve, and restore the oral health of Veterans according to generally accepted standards of dental practice and scope of services based upon statutory eligibility. Rendering, or assigning designee to render, decisions on all Class III and Class VI eligibility determinations when the oral condition is aggravating a treated medical condition. Directing and confirming the use of the Electronic Dental Record for entry of diagnostic findings, dental care plans, and completed procedures for all patients. Reviewing dental provider panels and clinical productivity goals/expectations and manage them accordingly. Enforcing personnel policies, ethical standards, and performance standards; and promoting the VA Core Values of Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence Carrying out fiscal and budgetary planning activities Assisting the VA medical facility Director in following recommendations set by the VA Office of Inspector General, the Joint Commission, and other survey bodies. Collaborating with the Office of Community Care and administer dental service responsibilities for care provided through community providers. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm Recruitment/Relocation Incentive (Sign-on Bonus): Authorized Permanent Change of Station (Relocation Assistance): Authorized Education Debt Reduction Program: Eligible
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