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Maximize the Benefits of VA Twitter Chats

The VA Careers team is dedicated to streamlining your job search efforts through social media efforts. The most recent Twitter Chat, focusing on Mental Health professionals, was a successful event—reaching an audience of 33,100 people and making connections between social … Read More

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Innovative Leadership + Coaching Skills Earns Top Award for Dr. Ramsel

Dr. Dee Ramsel, PhD, Executive Director of VHA’s National Center for Organization Development, was honored during the Society of Consulting Psychology Mid-Winter Conference in San Diego, CA earlier this month. Dr. Ramsel received the Leadership Worth Following Award for Excellence … Read More

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Leveraging Social Media for Your Job Search – Facebook

Many people on social media are comfortable using their profiles to keep in touch with family, friends, and acquaintances, and to form new relationships, but we don’t often think of how the individual networks could benefit us as professionals. Indeed, … Read More

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Proactive, Personal, Patient-Driven Health Care for Veterans in Rural America

In a recent message to VA employees, Dr. Carolyn M. Clancy, MD., the Interim Under Secretary of Health for the Department of Veterans Affairs, noted that there are currently, 3.2 million—35 percent—of our enrolled Veterans in rural locations, and the … Read More

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Leadership Profile: Shawanda Poree, Part 2

In Part I of Shawanda’s story, we learned about the beginnings of her career and her first exposure to VA’s ICARE core values. Today, we’ll learn how Shawanda incorporated these ICARE values into her own leadership style as she performed … Read More

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Improving Mental Health Services for Veterans

On Feb 2, 2015, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act, critical legislation that increases access to quality mental health care and combats veteran suicide. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary … Read More

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Mental Health Professionals: Join our next Twitter Chat

VA mental health employees recognize the nuances of our mission “to care for him whom shall have borne the battle.” Military service, in war and peacetimes alike, is no doubt physically demanding—but it’s often the unseen marks that plague our … Read More

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Presidents and VA – A Legacy of Caring for Veterans

In honor of Presidents Day, we recognize the many contributions our American Presidents, a majority of whom served in the military themselves, have made in advancing benefits, education, health care, and more for our Nation’s Veterans. The Department of Veteran’s … Read More

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Opportunities for Mental Health Professionals to Serve Veterans in Rural America

As the Nation’s second-largest health care system, the Veterans Health Administration has hospitals, clinics, and facilities in every corner of the country. As such, VA is in need of qualified health care professionals to serve the over 40 percent of … Read More

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VA is Hiring Nurses in Sunny Orlando, Florida!

Nursing is the single largest occupation at VA, with a projected growth of nearly 16% in the next four years as the population ages and many professionals leave the workforce. What’s more, Americans continue to identify nurses as the most … Read More

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