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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 507. Nursing Scholarships and Loan Repayment Program Requiring Service in a Long-Term Care Facility

12VAC5-507-110. Selection criteria.

Applicants shall be competitively reviewed and selected by the Nursing Scholarship Advisory Committee for recommendation to the commissioner for participation in the nursing loan repayment program based upon the following criteria:

1. Qualifications. Decisions for determining loan repayment participants shall be based on an evaluation of an individual's qualifications and competency to practice. These qualifications may include attainment and maintenance of a Virginia nursing license or certification, additional certification in a specialty, professional achievements, and other indices of competency received from supervisors and program directors.

2. Virginia graduates. Preferential consideration shall be given to individuals who are graduates of Virginia nursing schools (verification will be obtained by the nursing loan repayment program).

3. Availability for service. Preferential consideration shall be given to individuals who are immediately eligible and available for service in a long-term care facility.

4. Length of proposed commitment. Preferential consideration shall be given to individuals who commit to longer periods of service in a long-term care facility.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.6:01 and 54.1-3011.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 21, eff. July 13, 2016.

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