Birmingham Associated Health Trainees on Stipend
Associated Health Trainees on Stipend
I. Application Forms/Training
All forms/certificates that you complete in A. and B. need to be returned with your packet. It will take approximately 2 hours to complete the forms and training. A list of required forms to submit, the recommended timing, and individual responsible for initiating the steps is included in the Associated Health - Paid Checklist. Please include this checklist with your packet.
Make sure you have a printer available, as some of these forms cannot be saved. Please complete and print all of these forms. Retain a copy of all completed forms for your records.
B. Mandatory Training
This training is designed for residents/trainees who are new to the facility and have never completed the mandatory training modules. The course is titled "VHA Mandatory Training for Trainees." Print and follow the TMS instructions for self registration then log on to the website below, complete the training, and print the certificate.
Be sure to include a copy of your mandatory training certificate of completion in your application packet provided to your service secretary before you rotate at the Birmingham VAMC.
Please mail completed forms and training certificates to your designated service contact at the address indicated below within the timeframe indicated on your checklist. Be sure to include the appropriate routing number for your service area. Routing numbers are located in the attached Associated Health Contact Information for service contacts at the Birmingham VA Medical Center.
Birmingham VA Medical Center
D. Fingerprinting and Photo IDs
Contact Personnel Security employees [Caleb Turner, VA ext. 4516, Linda Walfield, VA ext. 5958 or Doug Lilly, VA ext. 5817] to schedule an appointment for fingerprinting and photo identification. Fingerprinting must be completed in a timely manner to ensure processing before the start of your training program. Personnel Security is located in Room 2208 of the Birmingham VA Medical Center.
You will need to bring two forms of identification for fingerprinting/photo identification, and orientation:
II. Requirements at the Conclusion of VA Training
For residents completing a program and leaving the VA:
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Patient Privacy: Patient privacy at the BVAMC is not only governed by the HIPAA regulations, but also the Privacy Act. Patient information may not be taken out of the BVAMC building in paper or electronic form under any circumstances. Maintenance of any type of “log book” with patient information is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Privacy Officer for release of information or privacy concerns at ext. 4467.