VA helps you stay balanced during back-to-school season


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Back-to-school season has arrived, which means packed schedules and growing to-do lists. For our dedicated employees, a healthy work-life balance is more important than ever to maintain our world-class standard of excellence in Veteran care. That’s why we provide a host of benefits, perks and resources to help our employees feel and perform their best – in and out of the workplace. Check out what a few of our employees have to say:

“Physicians within the VA enjoy a very nice work-life balance compared to other health care systems. Primary care physicians at VA see an average of 14-15 patients a day, where their counterpart in a civilian setting can see as many as 22-25 patients a day. Also, the federal benefits package is very attractive with 10 paid holidays, 26 paid days off and sick time.”

– Tim Blakney, VA National Healthcare Recruitment Consultant

“My schedule is more predictable than it would be in the private sector. This is huge because I have two small children, and spending time with them is obviously very important.”

– Dr. Holly Mackenna, Psychiatrist, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System

“As a mom of two young kids, I’m grateful to have a healthy work-life balance. VA provides a great vacation package, and the insurance benefits are excellent, too.”

– Dr. Christina White, Associate Chief of Pharmacy, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center

Join us and discover the joy of serving our nation’s Veterans with the balance you need to achieve your best. Search available positions and apply today.

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