Approved 38 U.S.C. § 3683 Waivers
38 U.S.C. § 3683 was amended on September 29, 2018. The current version of the law requires VA to take corrective or disciplinary action against employees who have certain connections to for-profit educational institutions. However, if no detriment results in such connections, VA leadership may grant a waiver that allows the employee to avoid corrective or disciplinary action. VA will post approved waivers below within 30 days after approval.
|Position Title||Station||Description||FPEI||FPEI Connection||Start Date||Approval Date|
|RN||675 - Orlando VAMC||ER charge nurse||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/31/2020||7/22/2020|
|Nurse Manager ICU||589A4 - Columbia, MO VAMC||Manage 24/7 operations of critical care unit||Chamberlain University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||3/4/2019||7/17/2020|
|Currently Research WOC (UCSD Postdoctoral Fellow), soon to be Staff Psychologist||664 - San Diego HCS||Currently a research WOC serving as study coordinator for a VA Merit Grant (PI: Eric Granholm). Beginning in August or September 2020, I will transition to a staff psychologist providing neuropsychological evaluations, intake assessments, and individual/group psychotherapy to South County Veterans.||Alliant International Univ-San Diego||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/15/2019||7/17/2020|
|Staff Nurse||558 - Durham VAMC||GI Clinic staff nurse and currently serving as Interim Nurse Manager||American Sentinel University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/15/2020||7/17/2020|
|CIS/ARK Coordinator||589A7 - Wichita VAMC (Robert J. Dole VAM & ROC)||Provide direct leadership and support of Tele-ICU, CIS/ARK/CPRS and VISTA applications. This includes function as a Clinical application Coordinator.||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/13/2020||7/14/2020|
|RN||589A4 - Columbia, MO VAMC||I am the Nurse Manager for the Community Living Center (CLC)- I oversee all CLC staff and operations.||Chamberlain University College Of Nursing||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/7/2019||7/14/2020|
|Deputy Nurse Executive||589A7 - Wichita VAMC (Robert J. Dole VAM & ROC)||Provide nursing leadership directly to CLC and Telehealth Departments. Provide nursing support and leadership throughout the facility related to specific initiatives or projects including process improvement, awards and recognition (DAISY award coordinator). Focus on employee engagement and Veteran satisfaction.||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/13/2020||7/13/2020|
|Registered Nurse||664 - San Diego HCS||Surgical Care coordination in the Specialty Surgical service.||University Of Phoenix-San Diego Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/25/2020||7/13/2020|
|Neuropsychologist||612 - Northern California HCS||Staff neuropsychologist.||Alliant International University-Sacramento||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/11/2021||7/10/2020|
|Surgical Technician||695 - Milwaukee VAMC||Assist in surgical procedures, pick instruments for upcoming cases, ensure clean and sterile conditions in and around the operating room||Alcon Vision, LLC||Salary or wages from the FPEI||5/5/2020||7/6/2020|
|Registered Nurse||664 - San Diego HCS||Registered Nurse on 2 West Substance Abuse Residential Recovery Treatment Program (SARRTP) providing nursing care to Veterans.||Chamberlain University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/6/2020||6/24/2020|
|Registered Nurse||664 - San Diego HCS||Utilization Management Review||University Of Phoenix-San Diego Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/2/2020||6/24/2020|
|Veterans Service Repersentative||351- Muskogee Regional Office||Process claims for compensation||Sonoran Desert Institute||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/22/2019||6/23/2020|
|Clinical NurseEducator||673 - Tampa VAMC||I am employed as a Mental Health Clinical Nurse Educator||South University-Tampa||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/20/2020||6/22/2020|
|LPN||593 - Southern Nevada HCS - Las Vegas||• Prepares, administers, records, interprets, and communicates results of medications, vital signs, treatments, etc.
• Appropriately reports and records gross and subtle changes in patient's status.
• Under minimal supervision of the RN, functions as the primary nurse and gives the change of shift report to the oncoming shift.
• Completes pain evaluations, and on the basis of pre-formulated guidelines, either provides education, or refers for further evaluation.
|Arizona College-Las Vegas||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/31/2020||6/12/2020|
|Accounts recivable tech||Office of Management||I am a accounts receivable technician at the VA debt management center. As a part of my job I work with and process education debts.||Kaplan University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||5/8/2020||6/9/2020|
|RN||589A7 - Wichita VAMC (Robert J. Dole VAM & ROC)||Staff RN, Primary Care||Chamberlain University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/6/2019||6/8/2020|
|rn||539 - Cincinnati VAMC||rn||Abc Barber And Beauty School||Salary or wages from the FPEI||12/1/2019||6/2/2020|
|Registered Nurse||538 - Chillicothe VAMC||In patient group facilitator on the acute mental health unit||University Of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/11/2019||5/27/2020|
|Firefighter / EMT||620 - VA Hudson Valley HCS||Firefighter / Emergency Medical Technician||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/17/2020||5/22/2020|
|Licensed Vocational Nurse||664 - San Diego HCS||The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Accurately recognizing, reporting, and recording relevant patient information.
Utilizing judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments.
Observing, identifying, and responding to patients' needs for care, including medication and equipment-assisted care, and recognizing deviations from normal.
Appropriately performing, reporting, and documenting assigned nursing care in the Primary Care Clinics.
Consistently complying with HIPAA Privacy Rules.
Fostering an environment of respect for individual patient and family rights to privacy and dignity in all aspects of care delivery.
Contributing to smooth operation of clinic by consistently ensuring that support and administrative tasks are carried out.
|West Coast University-Orange County||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/28/2019||5/19/2020|
|RN||538 - Chillicothe VAMC||RN care manager for RED PACT team. Responsible for managing the veteran's chronic conditions. Provide services to the veteran's in person, by phone and VOD. Responsible for managing veteran's with ACSC conditions.||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||9/2/2019||5/19/2020|
|Utilization Management Reviewer||664 - San Diego HCS||UM RN uses InterQual and NUMI applications to ensure that patients are in the right level of care, at the right time with the right interventions. UM RN coordinates with multidisciplinary team (MDs, social workers, discharge planners) to ensure that these criteria are met and help facilitate efficient discharge. The UM RN will will identify and assess resource utilization and safety issues and take appropriate actions, by educating others in VHA and VASDHS procedures, in developing/modifying existing policies, protocols and SOP in a multidisciplinary group.||University Of Phoenix-San Diego Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/2/2020||5/18/2020|
|RN||652 - Richmond VAMC||-Provided primary care to Vets using the Patient-Aligned Care Team (PACT) model
-Utilized nursing process with evidence-based practices to collaborate with PACT team
-Practiced specialized skills in pt assessment via telephone or in-clinic appts for continuity of care
-Educated pt on health topics such as chronic disease prevention & management to promote lifestyle modifications for healthy living and lifelong well-being
|Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/22/2019||5/5/2020|
|Registered Nurse||520 - Gulf Coast HCS||Review clinical information for CLC admission's request.
Collaboration with providers to determine if veteran needs can be meet in CLC .
Inform requesting facilities of request come.
Set admission time, date, unit and bed
Updating Bed Board
Informing unit staff of expected admissions
|Chamberlain University College Of Nursing||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/4/2020||5/4/2020|
|Healthcare Edcuation Specialist Project Manager||675 - Orlando VAMC||Performs general project support work such as the collection, compilation, research, and/or tracking
of data and project information related to education. Works collaboratively with the Project
Manager or Learning Consultant to develop and establish the minimum standards by which
education programs and/or projects will be evaluated. After the Project Manager or Learning
Consultant determines the accreditation compliance requirements, works collaboratively with the
Project Manager or Learning Consultant to determine the minimum standards of presentation
content to meet those accreditation compliance requirements. With minimal assistance, may plan,
design, prepare, and deliver presentations on various topics, to diverse audiences.
|Colorado Technical University-Online||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/11/2020||4/22/2020|
|ADVANCED MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT||463 - Alaska HCS – Anchorage||Clinical Admin||Alaska Career College||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/20/2019||4/17/2020|
|VSR||Office of General Counsel||The VSR explains benefit programs and entitlement criteria, conducts interviews, identifies issues, gathers relevant evidence, adjudicates claims, and inputs data necessary to generate the award and notification letter to the veteran describing the decision and the reason for it.||Martinsburg College||Salary or wages from the FPEI||2/8/2020||4/14/2020|
|Colorectal Cancer Case Manager||675 - Orlando VAMC||Monitor and coordinate that veterans with positive fecal immunochemical test (FIT) results do confirmatory testing within 60-90 days for prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC). Ensure that 50-75 years old veterans are screened for CRC to decrease the burden of CRC among veterans.||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/1/2020||4/9/2020|
|PCMM Coordinator||652 - Richmond VAMC||Establish and managing PCMM PACT position set up, staff and FTE assignments, as well as patient assignments for all primary care locations located within station 652||Strayer University-District Of Columbia||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/1/2019||4/7/2020|
|Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor||325- Cleveland Regional Office||VR Counselor, CH31 benefits, case manager||Columbia Southern University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/3/2019||3/19/2020|
|RVSR||327- Louisville Regional Office||Perform duties involving disability claims.||University of Southern Indiana||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/10/2019||3/10/2020|
|Resident Assessment Coordinator RN||596 - Lexington VAMC||Resident Assessment Coordinator at the Lexington CLC which ensures timely completion of interdisciplinary assessments of all residents for VERA reimbursement, staffing methodology, and quality measures identified on the CLC SAIL/Compare. Active on many committees locally, VISN, and nationally. Also, on the GEC counsel for Cerner.||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||5/6/2019||3/9/2020|
|CNA||531 - Boise VAMC||Patient care||Carrington College-Boise||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/3/2020||3/3/2020|
|IT Analyst||Office of Information and Technology||I work in the VA as an IT Specialist, primarily as a SharePoint Administrator. Some of my duties are:
Provides second/third tier support to IT related customer service needs.
Performs other information technology related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Assures webpages are in compliance with Rehabilitation Act.
Design web structure with consideration to capacity, and users needs.
Develop SharePoint Applications to digitalize the access for VA use.
(development of this form on SharePoint could be a good example)
|Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/27/2020||2/27/2020|
|Cemetery Caretaker||931- Sarasota National Cemetery||Cemetery Caretaker at Sarasota National Cemetery||Southern Technical College Port Charlotte||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/25/2019||2/26/2020|
|Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist||612 - Northern California HCS||Inpatient clinical pharmacist - verify orders and round with teams on patients in the hospital
Informatics pharmacist - maintain various medical databases used in the hospital and help to fix any issues or improve workflow processes.
|California Northstate University College of Pharmacy||Salary or wages from the FPEI||11/19/2019||2/25/2020|
|Registered Nurse (operating Room)||630 - New York Harbor HCS||Support and participate in surgical procedures in the Operating Room.||University Of Phoenix-Online Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||4/2/2019||2/24/2020|
|Assistant Nurse Manager||675 - Orlando VAMC||Assistant Nurse Manager in ICU||Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/18/2020||2/22/2020|
|Nurse Manager||646 - Pittsburgh HCS||Nurse Manager.||LaRoche University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||6/17/2019||2/20/2020|
|RN||596 - Lexington VAMC||Staff nurse lead at the CLC.||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/15/2020||2/14/2020|
|Intermittent Utilization Review RN||612 - Northern California HCS||Intermittent Utilization review RN Review veterans charts for proper services and placement||Chamberlain University College Of Nursing||Salary or wages from the FPEI;#Ownership Interest in the FPEI (includes owning stock and receiving profits or dividends)||7/11/2019||2/13/2020|
|Women Veterans Program Manager||612 - Northern California HCS||The WVPM leads the Women Veterans Program at the local facility and works to ensure that timely, equitable, high-quality, comprehensive health care services are provided in a sensitive and safe environment. The program constitutes the delivery of all services for women Veterans, including health care, provided at each VA site of care||Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/20/2020||2/13/2020|
|RN||549 - North Texas HCS||I work as staff nurse , Admission, discharge, assessment, give direct care to veteran in acute care||Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/20/2018||2/11/2020|
|Readjustment Counseling Therapist||589A5 - Eastern Kansas HCS||Assess, diagnose, and treat Veterans mostly for substance use disorders and mental health.||Walden University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||2/5/2020||2/7/2020|
|RVSR||346- Seattle Regional Office||Rating specialist for IDES/DRAS.||University Of Phoenix-Online Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||5/21/2019||2/6/2020|
|Nursing Assistant||593 - Southern Nevada HCS - Las Vegas||Activities of daily living, take vital signs, and another duty deem necessary to help the veteran.||Las Vegas College||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||4/6/2020||2/4/2020|
|RN||493 - VISN 17 Office||Undergoing Training Clinical rotation for my Masters in Nursing Leadership course for 150 hours.||Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/20/2020||2/3/2020|
|Registered Nurse||512 - Maryland HCS||Directly communicating with the patient for surgery, and giving direct update with the patient family or significant other. Serve as a circulator/scrub in the operating room. Checking the consent for the complete and necessary
details that must be included like the type of procedure, laterality, the primary surgeon, blood consent, and the
type of anesthesia that the patient will have. checking for the implant if there is any, and making sure that no
outdated implant, devices, and other equipment will be use in the operation.
|Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/20/2020||1/28/2020|
|Chief, National Training Team - Compliance||101OUSVBA- Office of the Under Secretary for Benefits||The National Training Team - Compliance is responsible for planning, developing, and executing learning and development strategies for Compliance Education Service Employees in the Field and Central Office.||New Horizons Computer Learning Center Atlanta||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||3/16/2020||1/27/2020|
|Prosthetic Clerk||664 - San Diego HCS||I provide face to face customer service to veteran's and their family members, answers phones, issue Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and review consults using
VISTA and CPRS, prepare and process Request For Quote (RFQ) requests submitted by Physicians. In addition, purchase medical supplies to re-stocking Prosthetic supplies in Oceanside using a Govenment Purchase Card.
|University Of Phoenix-San Diego Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/3/2020||1/24/2020|
|Management and Program Analyst||101ADUSPPM- DUSB for Economic Opportunity||Manage and facilitate the understanding, implementation, and delivery of quality claims processing-related training pertaining to VBA's education benefit programs for internal and external stakeholders.
Additionally, collaborate with outside entities and contract support teams to develop online training programs for the field office, as it relates to claims processing issues.
|New Horizons Computer Learning Center Atlanta||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||3/17/2020||1/24/2020|
|Management and Program Analyst||101ADUSPPM- DUSB for Economic Opportunity||Serves as analyst and advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of VBA Education Service
programs and operations.
|New Horizons Computer Learning Center Atlanta||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||3/17/2020||1/24/2020|
|Management & Program Analyst||101ADUSPPM- DUSB for Economic Opportunity||Serves as an analyst and advisor to management on the evaluation of the effectiveness of VBA Education Service programs and operations
||New Horizons Computer Learning Center||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||3/17/2020||1/24/2020|
|Registered Nurse||593 - Southern Nevada HCS - Las Vegas||Direct patient care on inpatient acute mental health unit.||American Sentinel University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/1/2019||1/21/2020|
|STAFF NURSE||675 - Orlando VAMC||Staff Nurse in ICU||Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/25/2020||1/20/2020|
|Registered Nurse||636A6 - Central Iowa HCS||CLC1 unit floor charge nurse, performs nursing duties including supervision of license practical nurses and certified nursing assistants. Performs Activities of daily living for our dementia Veteran's including preparing and dispensing of their medication. I assess and document patient information into CPRS. I perform admission and discharge duties, and attends interdisciplinary meetings concerning veterans medical issues and updates veterans charts well appropriate.||American Sentinel University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/20/2019||1/15/2020|
|Group Practice Manager/System Redesign Coordinator||568 - VA Black Hills HCS||The primary purpose of the Group Practice Manager (GPM) is to provide oversight on patient access, consult management, and scheduling practices of all ambulatory care service in the VAMC and related Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCS) as it relates to access to care as applicable. The GPM is responsible for primary care, mental health, specialty care, ambulatory surgery and all other ambulatory clinics oversight and integration into an efficient Clinic Practice Management model. The GPM is responsible for supporting high quality, accessible, cost effective health care services. The GPM is also responsible for ensuring a high quality patient experience for the Veteran, by acting on feedback from the Veteran, his or her family and/or significant others, VAMC Executive Leadership Team (ELT) to develop strategic plans for the facility as it relates to access to care. The GPM measures and accesses clinical business activities with an emphasis on improving clinical product line performance.
System redesign Coordinator: Scope of services include provides oversight and leadership for the implementation, spread, and maintenance of System Redesign processes and techniques across all Durham VA Medical Center services including outpatient clinical services, inpatient clinical services, business and administrative services and leadership/management services under the office of QM. The incumbent plays a critical role in leading the effort to meet or exceed performance expectation related to access; patient flow, and timely, efficient and cost effective process throughout the hospital and its clinics.
|University Of Phoenix-Online Campus||Salary or wages from the FPEI||12/26/2018||1/13/2020|
|PACT RN||534 - Charleston VAMC||Care coordinator for PACT Team. Coordination of care using a interdisciplinary approach.||Ecpi University-North Charleston||Salary or wages from the FPEI||11/4/2019||1/7/2020|
|IT Specialist||Office of Inspector General||Perform audit and IT security inspections of VA information systems and facilities, conduct interviews, and compile reports.||American Public University System||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/1/2020||1/5/2020|
|Assistant Nurse Manager||580 - Houston VAMC||Assistant Nurse Manager for Home Based Primary Care. Assists with the oversight of nursing practice with HBPC.||Aspen University and Ameritech College of Nursing (both online, for profit.||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/13/2020||1/3/2020|
|Chief of Neurosurgery||663 - Puget Sound HCS||a neurosurgeon||Swedish Institute Inc||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/1/2019||12/27/2019|
|Training Coordinator||318- Winston-Salem Regional Office||Performs work in the development and/or evaluation of courses for training programs, implements changes based upon evaluations of courses/programs.||Ecpi University-Greensboro||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/1/2020||12/20/2019|
|VSR||319- Columbia Regional Office||Appeals Team VSR||American Public University System||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/1/2019||12/12/2019|
|Healthcare Education Specialist (Project Manager)||Employee Education System - 10A2B||Plans, promotes and develops educational design strategies for education and training projects by leading effective teams and providing clear direction regarding the interpretation and implementation of the design
• Establishes, confirms, and manages Integrated Project Teams (IPT)
• Designs and continually improves education and training projects within the Veterans
Health Administration (VHA) by analyzing target audience needs
• Utilizes Adobe Connect, VANTs, Skype, etc. to conduct training related planning meetings with planning faculty and committee
• Collaborates with Measurement Consultant utilizing Kirkpatrick’s Four Level Evaluation Model to evaluate assigned training programs
|Ashford University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/31/2020||12/10/2019|
|Care Manager||538 - Chillicothe VAMC||Primary care manager, working with veterans to manage chronic conditions and prevent avoidable hospital admissions.||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/4/2019||12/9/2019|
|Staff Physician||659 - Salisbury VAMC (W.G.Bill - Hefner VA)||Provide face to face patient care (80%)and provide supervision to Clinic Informatics and Data Analytics(20%)||I do not have name, but may work wit FPEI to provide patient care in future||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/1/2020||12/2/2019|
|CBIO||520 - Gulf Coast HCS||Compliance Business & Integrity Officer||Capella University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/13/2019||11/29/2019|
|RN||630 - New York Harbor HCS||Registered Nurse providing responsible and accountable nursing care to patients. Duties include promoting the emotional and physical well-being of patients by using RAI-MDS tool. Duties also include medication administration, wound care, and providing and/or supervising direct patient care by other RNs, LPN and Nursing Assistance personnel. As an RN, I am also responsible for assessing patient plan of care and implementing appropriate careplans and evaluating the care that is being provided to patients.||University Of Phoenix-Phoenix Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/1/2018||11/19/2019|
|Risk Manager||630 - New York Harbor HCS||RN Risk Manager||Grand Canyon University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||12/12/2019||11/19/2019|
|Social Worker||630 - New York Harbor HCS||Social Worker in NYH HCS Grant Per Diem program, in homeless programs. Work with homeless veterans in Borden Avenue Veterans Shelter in LIC.||Israel Institute of Biblical Studies||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/10/2019||11/18/2019|
|Program Support Assistant||667 - Shreveport VAMC (Overton Brooks VAMC)||Claims matching, Evaluate for refund.||Volunteer State Community College||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||12/10/2018||11/14/2019|
|Legal Administrative Specialist||320- Nashville Regional Office||National Call Center||University of Wisconsin Parkside Flexible Option||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/1/2019||11/13/2019|
|Veteran Services Representative||319- Columbia Regional Office||Perform claim development, determine eligibility and update records.||Sonoran Desert Institute||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/1/2019||11/8/2019|
|Assistant Special Agent in Charge||Office of Inspector General||I am a criminal investigator (Assistant Special Agent in Charge) serving under the direction of the Special Agent in Charge. My duties include internal affairs, national training officer, national firearms coordinator, law enforcement liaison, National Instant Criminal Background Check- Point of Contact with FBI, Regional Inspections, and other duties as assigned.
My organization is VA-OIG, 51X, Washington, DC.
|Upper Iowa University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||9/16/2019||11/1/2019|
|RN||589A4 - Columbia, MO VAMC||Nurse on Step-Down Unit||Chamberlain University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||3/4/2019||10/28/2019|
|Critical Care Staff Development Coordinator||581 - Huntington VAMC||Education and training for VHA staff at Hershel "Woody" Williams VAMC||American National University-Pikeville||Salary or wages from the FPEI||11/11/2019||10/25/2019|
|COMPLIANCE AUDITOR||534 - Charleston VAMC||Conducting and coordinating investigations/audits on reported incidents of non-compliance with Veterans Health Administration (VHA) administrative policies and directives. Establishing evaluation and audit techniques to monitor facility compliance with medical center policies and procedures. Serving as a technical advisor on the propriety of statutory, regulatory, and procedural requirements regarding a broad range of medical center related programs and topics.||Keller Graduate School Of Management Of Devry University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/28/2019||10/17/2019|
|Nurse Support Specialist||757 - Columbus OPC||Provide direct support to the maintenance and operations for infection control, patient safety, and risk management programs at the facility. Responsible for activities such as: completing infection control risk assessments (ICRA), leading Root Cause Analysis (RCA) teams, and coordinating Peer Review activities.||Felbry School Of Nursing||Salary or wages from the FPEI||9/3/2019||10/16/2019|
|CPRS Trainer||539 - Cincinnati VAMC||I provide CPRS and JLV training for all users of the Electronic Health Record||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/25/2019||10/15/2019|
|Utlization Management (Staff Nurse)||675 - Orlando VAMC||Ensure Veterans are receiving the right care in the right setting at the right time. Help to ensure Veterans receive inpatient health care services at the appropriate level of care when that care is needed, and receive only needed health care services at the lowest possible cost. Assess the medical appropriateness of the level of care and services offered to Veterans; help facility leaders make decisions on patient care management and discharge coordination processes; and identify delays in treatment and services.||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/26/2018||10/15/2019|
|Registered Nurse||691 - Greater Los Angeles HCS||I work in Purchased Skilled Dept. We process home health orders written by VA Providers.||American Career College-Los Angeles||Salary or wages from the FPEI||10/28/2019||10/8/2019|
|PCMHI Therapist||657A5 - Marion, IL VAMC||Primary Care Mental Health Integration. Assist in the delivery of immediate and short term evidence based care for primary care patients identified with a variety of emotional and psychiatric problems including depression, anxiety, insomnia, family/relationship problems, etc. Develop plans to assist in reducing risky health behaviors. Introduce relaxation techniques such as diaphragmic breathing, mindfulness meditation, guided imagery, etc. as a means to reduce emotional stress response. Collaborates with veteran to identify pleasurable and physical activities to increase behavioral activation along with discussing challenges and barriers that may limit motivation to change.||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/24/2019||10/8/2019|
|Assistant Cemetery Director Baltimore National Cemetery||802- Baltimore National Cemetery||Serves as the Assistant Cemetery Director at Baltimore National Cemetery.||American Public University System||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||12/2/2019||10/4/2019|
|Staff RN-Operating Room||675 - Orlando VAMC||Circulating Staff Nurse:RN-Operating Room||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/24/2019||10/3/2019|
|Registered Nurse||568 - VA Black Hills HCS||Podiatry Nurse Case Manager in Specialty Clinic. Review consults for patient care, manage phone calls, faxes, and emails, handle requests for diabetic or custom shoes/inserts, check patients in for podiatry appointments, take vital signs, document, assess patient needs and relay to doctor, patient education, scan patients for orthotics on Ped Align scanner, reorder orthotics as needed from Ped Align system, manage inventory of specialty podiatry products used by doctors for patient care, assist with wound care, perform wound care.||Aspen University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/7/2020||9/24/2019|
|Human Resources Specialist||598 - Central Arkansas Veterans HCS||Provide various HR services for the facilily||Webster University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/28/2019||9/23/2019|
|Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist||657A4 - Poplar Bluff VAMC||• Completes social histories and psychosocial assessments for patients.
• Develops individualized plan of care or treatment plan for patients.
• Conducts individual, group, and family clinical interventions designed to facilitate the identification of co-occurring mental health disorders, and social needs as treatment issues.
• Identifies high risk patients and provides case management and therapy services
• Provides crisis intervention services to address the cause as well as the presenting complaint.
• Arrange referral and placement of patients for treatment, social support, vocational/educational, and other adjunctive services.
• Serves on BHIP team and attend weekly meetings, consultations and trainings
|Walden University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||7/23/2019||9/23/2019|
|Medical Support Assistant||631 - Central Western MA HCS||Assist patients’ care by processing record requisitions checking completeness and determining if requested records are for direct patient care of record review. Follow established policy and procedure to securely transfer and receive patient records while also complying with HIPAA regulations. Manage changes to policy and procedure due to updates in regulatory requirements and the VA mission. Ensure timely and accurate record retrieval through collaboration with primary care providers promoting safe patient care. Clarify unclear patient and community care provider requests for medical, personnel, and administrative matters by contacting and working with requestors.||Springfield College||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/24/2019||9/19/2019|
|Psychologist||675 - Orlando VAMC||From functional statement:
-Provides a full range of therapeutic, recovery-oriented, evidence-based interventions. Interventions will be appropriate to an inpatient psychiatric unit population and will be both individually- and milieu-based.
-Provides a full range of psychodiagnostic and treatment planning services including clinical interviewing, psychological assessments/screenings, and recovery planning.
-Performs diagnostic evaluations for a full range of mental disorders, using the most appropriate psychological techniques in providing quality care.
-Consults with MH and other medical center staff on a wide variety of patient care issues.
-Provides treatment recommendations and guidance to staff.
-Independently provides psychological services at all levels of complexity and consults with peers and supervisors as appropriate.
-Promotes involvement of family/social support systems for patients, when appropriate, as a means and vehicle for sustaining recovery.
-Provides recovery-oriented group services on a regular basis. The recovery group will be available for other staff to attend for training purposes in strengths-based and patient-centered principles.
-Advocates for patients, ensuring the care patients receive is patient-centered and recovery-oriented. May mediate events involving patients and staff if patients have complaints on the unit, using a patient-centered approach in which the patient feels empowered to make appropriate and healthy choices for their recovery.
-Involvement in program evaluation and/or quality improvement activities.
-Provides clinical supervision to various disciplines and levels of training.
-Involved in Psychology Training Program.
-Serves as a consultant to other medical center staff and trainees and assist in their formulation of the psychological characteristics and appropriate treatment expectations regarding their patients.
-Represents psychology on decision-making committees at the program, service or Medical Center level.
-Participates in PI or peer review activities.
-Assists in preparation of Action Items, RFP’s and grant proposals, as assigned.
-Reviews local and national policies and procedures and current data on recovery-oriented and evidence-based practices for psychosocial rehabilitation.
-Attends staff and organizational meetings.
|QPR Institute||Salary or wages from the FPEI||9/16/2019||9/11/2019|
|Podiatry Resident||541 - Cleveland VAMC||Podiatry Resident
Managing treatment of patients both clinically and surgically.
|J & J Healthcare Institute||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||9/10/2019||9/10/2019|
|podiatry resident||541 - Cleveland VAMC||podiatry resident||Johnson & Johnson Institute’s Online Learning Program||Gifts from the FPEI||9/9/2019||9/6/2019|
|Certified Peer Support Specialist||463 - Alaska HCS – Anchorage||Certified Peer Support Specialist assigned to the Stations Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) team. Duties involve tasks to assist Veteran's that have experienced a recent episode of homelessness in their efforts to transition into and maintain stable housing.||www.ionia.org||Salary or wages from the FPEI||7/1/2019||8/25/2019|
|Clinical Nurse Educator||675 - Orlando VAMC||Provide education to nurses||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/22/2019||8/22/2019|
|Pharmacist||657 - St Louis VAMC||process inpatient and outpatient orders at JB pharmacy; counsel patients on medications||American College Of Healthcare Sciences||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/28/2019||8/22/2019|
|Psychologist Program Manager||675 - Orlando VAMC||Psychologist - provide psychological services and coordinate the trauma recovery team at the Orlando VA||Capella University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||7/8/2019||8/19/2019|
|Senior Social Worker||549 - North Texas HCS||Transitional Management program clinical case manager||Maryland University of Integrated Health||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||9/1/2019||8/19/2019|
|care manager/coordinator||506 - Ann Arbor HCS||care manager /coordinator schedule procedures and surgery for veterans in plastic surgery service||university of Michigan school of nursing||Salary or wages from the FPEI||9/1/2019||8/16/2019|
|RN||675 - Orlando VAMC||Intermittent staff nurse in Cardiology service-cath lab and clinic.||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/26/2019||8/14/2019|
|Food service worker||636A6 - Central Iowa HCS||Food Service worker, serve food from steam table to veterans on CLC floors, prepare trays for room service orders||Des Moines Area Community College||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||12/1/2019||8/12/2019|
|Supervisory IT Specialist||Office of Information and Technology||Manages, supervises, oversees and monitors the day to day IT related technical operations and administrative work performed within the section/unit to which assigned. Assists the Division Chief with planning, coordinating, implementing and completing mission related work assigned to the Business Critical Systems section/unit. The work supervised covers VA facilities and customers within the assigned Region.||Bryant & Stratton College-Online||Salary or wages from the FPEI||8/1/2019||8/12/2019|
|Chief, Education Service||603 - Louisville VAMC||Oversee Education, Medical Media, Medical Library, Veterans Health Education, and onboarding/exiting of Associated Health Trainees.||American Public University System||Salary or wages from the FPEI||8/5/2019||8/7/2019|
|Assit. Lab Manager/ Education Coordinator||549 - North Texas HCS||Coordinate Clinical Rotations for Medical Laboratory Science and Phlebotomy Students||George Washington University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||12/1/2018||8/2/2019|
|Case Manager / License Clinical Social Worker||538 - Chillicothe VAMC||Case Manger for the Homeless Program
Assist, maintain, and keep homeless Veterans permanently house at Freedom's Path Apartment Complex located at Chillicothe's VAMC campus
|Hondros College-Westerville||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||7/8/2019||7/16/2019|
|Nurse Educator||757 - Columbus OPC||Nurse Educator/Informaticist- Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating education programs/activities based on assessed learning needs of staff for clinical and informatics areas. Collaboration with SIM program for development and implementation of SIMS training. Coordinates and facilitates New Nursing Orientation. Serves as a mentor for clinical and administrative staff, consults/collaborates in patient care and research, and educates in both formal and informal situations.||Chamberlain University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||7/29/2019||7/3/2019|
|Field Examiner||334- Lincoln Regional Office||Primary duty is appointing fiduciaries to safeguard the financial welfare of veterans and beneficiaries.||Grand Canyon University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||7/22/2019||7/3/2019|
|Nurse Manager||508 - Atlanta VAMC||Nurse Manager of Intensive Care Unit||Walden University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||10/1/2018||6/26/2019|
|RN||636A6 - Central Iowa HCS||staff nurse caring for veterans||University Of Phoenix-Online Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||6/4/2019||6/21/2019|
|RN||636A6 - Central Iowa HCS||Registered Nurse||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||10/12/2018||6/21/2019|
|RN||636A6 - Central Iowa HCS||Registered Nurse in ICU||Rocky Mountain University Of Health Professions||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/19/2019||6/21/2019|
|SUPPORT DIVISION DEPUTY DIRECTOR||Employee Education System - 10A2B||Serves as alter ego to the Support Division Director. Oversight of the VHA Talent Management System, Measurement and Evaluation, Marketing and Communication to VHA staff, Mandatory Employee Training, Interagency Shared Training, and Designated Learning Officers.||Grand Canyon University||Salary or wages from the FPEI;#Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/17/2019||6/14/2019|
|RN||652 - Richmond VAMC||Nursing care||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/1/2019||6/12/2019|
|IT Specialist||Office of Information and Technology||certify invoices||A To Z Computer Office Training||Salary or wages from the FPEI||6/4/2019||6/11/2019|
|Nurse||573 - North Florida/South Georgia HCS||Nurse manager for Wound/Ostomy team coordinates patient care with wounds or skin issues. Not related to specific hospital unit.||Rasmussen College-Ocala||Salary or wages from the FPEI||3/18/2019||6/10/2019|
|Physical Therapist||405 - White River Junction VAMC||Evaluate and treat patients as a staff Physical Therapist.||Evidence in Motion||Salary or wages from the FPEI||6/10/2019||6/3/2019|
|clinical psychologist -telehealth team||549 - North Texas HCS||Clinical mental health evaluation and treatment of veterans face-to-face and via telehealth||Southern Methodist University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||8/26/2019||5/23/2019|
|HUD/VASH Senior Social Worker||549 - North Texas HCS||Senior Social Worker for the HUD/VASH Program at the Sam Rayburn Memorial VA Center in Bonham, Texas.
Case management and social work services are provided to assist homeless Veterans to obtain and maintain
permanent supportive housing. Conducts housing visits to check and assess the mental health and safety of
Veterans who have obtained permanent supportive housing. Completes progress notes on home visits and
other findings when assessing Veterans mental health/well being. Completes annual psychosocial social work
assessments, and assist Veterans to work on their treatment plans in achieving goals. Social Worker carries a
case load of 40 or more. Social Worker responsible for updating clinical reminders and required
|Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||5/24/2019||5/22/2019|
|Staff Nurse||636A6 - Central Iowa HCS||Care of patients in the ICU||Clarkson College||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/18/2019||5/8/2019|
|Clinical Pharmacist Specialist||642 - Philadelphia VAMC||Currently a Clinical Pharmacist specialist, duties include the following
-Providing drug information to staff and patients
-Review non form consults
-Provide formulary information to staff and providers
-Manage Anticoagulation Clinic patients for Gloucester and Camden CBOC
-Review DOAC consults for Gloucester and Camden CBOC
-Provide medication reconciliation for new clinic patients
|University Of Phoenix-Online Campus||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||2/14/2019||4/25/2019|
|RN||612 - Northern California HCS||Staff Nurse Emergency Department||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||8/30/2019||1/9/2019|
|Readjustment Counseling Therapist||438 - Sioux Falls HCS||I am a Readjustment Counseling Therapist for the Sioux City Vet Center. I provide counseling services to Combat
Veterans and Veterans who have experienced Military Sexual Trauma.
|Capella University||Salary or wages from the FPEI||1/1/2019||12/19/2018|
|Management and Program Analyst||101OUSVBA- Office of the Under Secretary for Benefits||Serve as a Complaint Case Manager, tracking, and mediating complaints through the Post Secondary Education Complaint System to ensure educational institutions are not in violation of Public Law 112-249: Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans. I recommend/track/monitor caution flags, which notify beneficiaries of certain issues they should be aware of when considering an institution. I also monitor and follow the proper protocol to report GI Bill Trademark infringement violations.
Waiver # 3
|Columbia Southern University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/1/2019||12/19/2018|
|Advanced Medical Support Assistant||652 - Richmond VAMC||• Register and Greet Patients at Check-In
• Update confidential patient information in CPRS and Vista
• Obtain, release and scan medical records
• Assist physicians, nurses and patients during admissions by completing consent forms and admitting patients from the ER to the wards
• Answer multi-line phones, faxing and typing
• ED to ED transfers from outside hospitals
• Eligibility and Enrollment
|Ecpi University-Richmond South||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||11/5/2018||11/26/2018|
|Register Nurse||667 - Shreveport VAMC (Overton Brooks VAMC)||REGISTERED NURSE IN OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH, (SUDS AND OAT IOP)||Walden University||Services from the FPEI (includes classes)||1/7/2019||10/26/2018|