Presentation on theme: "Atlanta VA Medical Center Budget and Education Overview Town Hall Meeting – June 11, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Atlanta VA Medical Center Budget and Education Overview Town Hall Meeting – June 11, 2013
How we receive our funding The President & Congress Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration VISN 7 Atlanta VAMC VERA Model
3 Medical Care Appropriation (0160) Medical Care Appropriation (0160) Administration Appropriation (0152) Administration Appropriation (0152) Facilities Appropriation (0162) Facilities Appropriation (0162) IT Appropriation (0167) Research Appropriation (0161)
FY 2013 Budget by Appropriation Total Budget: 638,022,955
Atlanta’s Efficiency DSS through 2 nd quarter Atlanta’s DSS productivity is 89.1 UCR – Cost Efficiency Adjusted Patient Care Cost/Adjusted FacWork – Ranked #12 of all 1A facilities, and Ranked #52 nationally Adjusted Cost YTD per FTEE – Ranked #20 of all 1A facilities, and Ranked #115 nationally Indirect Cost per Adjusted FacWork – Ranked #2 of all 1A facilities, and Ranked #5 nationally RN FTEE per Adjusted FacWork – Ranked #2 of all 1A facilities, and Ranked #22 nationally MD FTEE per Adjusted FacWork – Ranked #25 of all 1A facilities, and Ranked #127 nationally There are 152 VA medical centers. 32 of those are categorized as complex 1A facilities.
Nursing Education Scholarships and Educational Programs
Atlanta VA Scholarships EISP – the intent of EISP is to award scholarships to VHA‘s non-RN employees who wish to pursue a education for positions that are hard to recruit and retain. NNEI – the intent of NNEI is to award scholarship to VHA’s registered nurses for completion of (1) baccalaureate degree in nursing and (2) advanced degrees in nursing or related field
Scholarship Eligibility 1. Full-time or part-time employee. 2. Current VA employee who has been continuously employed with VA for not less than one year as of the date on which the official EISP/NNEI application is submitted for the scholarship award. NOTE: a break in service of three days interrupts continuous employment. 3. Unconditionally accepted as a full-time or part-time student in a school of nursing as of the date the employee submits the official EISP/NNEI application. 4. Not obligated under any other federal programs to perform service after completion of the course of education. 5. Agree to incur a contractual obligation for service in a full-time title 38 position. Service obligation begins after program completion. Contracts outline service commitments and payback penalties if applicants breach the contract. 6. The applicant must have a record of employment that demonstrates a high likelihood of successfully completing the education and employment in such a field.
NNEI/EISP Fiscal Year Data NNEI EISP Fiscal Year Number of Participants FundingNumber of Graduates FY12 31 (not including graduates) 218, 70516 FY1321 (not including graduates) 143, 2609 Fiscal YearNumber of Participants FundingNumber of Graduates FY12118,7470 FY 13118, 7470
Veterans Administration Learning Opportunity Residency (VALOR)Program Residency program for BSN students Each VALOR is paid 80% of a Nurse I Level I salary Total salary allocation is determined by the numbers of hours worked per participant.
VALOR Program Participation FY 12/FY 13 The number of VALOR partipants for FY 12 and FY 13 are depicted below.
Post Baccalaureate Nurse Residency (PBNR) Program provisions: Three year pilot 12 month residency program Nurse Residents Trainees must be Baccalaureate prepared with one year or less work experience Six (6) Nurse Resident Trainees positions per year Per annum stipend for each nurse resident trainee is $55,000
VA Nursing Academic Partnerships (VANAP) Program provisions: The pilot was awarded on June 3, 2013 5 year pilot with organizational and academic partner commitment to continue the program upon pilot completion Partnership between Atlanta VA and Emory University’s Nelson Woodruff School of Nursing Funding for 3 VA FTE’s year one with up to 6 additional FTE’s from years 2-4 (with reduction back to 3 FTEs in the 5th year)
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Full time board certified MDs receive $1,000.00 per Fiscal Year The $1,000.00 is used for: Travel & Per Diem Registration Both Travel & Registration combined not to exceed $1,000.00 Education & Training
Employee Training Each type of employee other than CMEs are limited to only $600.00 per Fiscal Year for training Upward Mobility also provides $600.00 per each type of employee to go to school. The Education & Training committee meets monthly. This committee is chaired by the ACOS for Education, Dr. Fas and is made-up of representatives of different Service Lines throughout the Medical Center and our Union partners. An Education subcommittee meets weekly to review 182 requests that will be presented to the Education & Training Committee for approval. Education & Training
Requesting funds: An employee must submit and SF 182, a copy of the brochure on the conference an with a signed VA Non Sponsored Travel Form, and a email that has all supporting documents attached. Each employee must submit their request the month before the training takes place, however as long as the training has not already taken place when the paperwork is received, then the request can still be reviewed and possibly approved by the committee.
176.65 resident positions in 45 programs resulting in over $9 million dollars stipend 173 Affiliation Agreements with 120 Colleges/Universities 44 Funded Allied Health trainee positions 3 year $1.5 mil grant Approved for Women’s Center of Excellence at East Point which will move to Ft Mac Affiliations
Local Training Program Data FY13 Training Offered The 5 Choices: Achieving Extraordinary Results in Work and Life Writing Journey: Writing and Editing for Accuracy Resiliency for Caregivers (2 sessions) FOCUS - Achieving Your Highest Priorities Critical Conversations (3 sessions) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Course (2 sessions) Working at the Speed of Trust (2 sessions) Championing Diversity (1 session) Great Work Great Career (2 sessions) Managing Self Through Change Emotional Intelligence (2) FY13 Supervisory Training Offered Leading at the Speed of Trust Creating a Collaborative Culture (3 sessions) Leading Across Generations (2 sessions) Leadership Foundations Project Management : A Practical Approach (2 sessions) Great Work Great Career (4 sessions) Getting Results: The 4 Disciplines of Execution Executive Session FY13 VALU Program * All classes highlighted in red indicate training has been completed
FY12 Training Offered Creating a Culture of Change and Innovation Better Working Relationships for Better Customer Service (3 sessions) Championing Diversity (2 sessions ) Gaining Buy-in for Change FOCUS - Time Management Workshop (4 sessions ) Project Management (2 sessions) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Course (3 sessions ) Working at the Speed of Trust (2 sessions) Customer Service Excellence (2 days) Scorecard for Change: Demonstrating Success (1/2 day) Local Training Program Data FY12 VALU Program FY12 Supervisory Training Offered Leading Across Generations ( 1/2 day) Leading at the Speed of Trust (2 sessions) Leadership Foundations Getting Results: The 4 Disciplines of Execution Executive Session
2013 Facility LEAD Participants9 Total Cost$13,035 + (cost of books) Fiscal Year Local Training Expenses 2013 SAW Participants15 Total Cost$1,065 2012 Facility LEAD Participants14 Total Cost$18,745 + (cost of books and plaques) 2012 SAW Participants15 Total Cost$9,495 LEAD & SAW Program Expenses FY13 FY12