EDRP: Applicants may be eligible to apply for an education loan reimbursement under the provisions of the EDRP. Acceptance into the program is based on the availability of funds and is not guaranteed. The Post-Anesthesia Unit (PACU) Registered Nurse practices in the Operative Care Division within the VA Portland Health Care System. PACU provides phase I post-anesthesia recovery for most surgical procedures. Pre-operative patient preparation of surgical patients is also performed in the PACU.
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.