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One Team, One Dream

Now more than ever, VA is committed to recruiting and hiring health care professionals who are aligned with VA’s institutional values: Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence. Taken together—I-CARE.  Robert McDonald, the newly confirmed Secretary of Veterans Affairs, recently spoke … Read More

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Customer Outcomes = Veterans’ Outcomes

Earlier this week, we talked about the steps VA is taking to improve access to care for Veterans nationwide. One of the moves involves renewing our commitment to customer service. Last week, VA Secretary Robert McDonald stated that customer outcomes … Read More

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Hospital at Home – An Innovative Health Care Model

In her new role, Dr. Carolyn Clancy has been communicating her experiences and observations as VA’s Interim Under Secretary for Health in weekly internal messages. Her memos underline one of the main goals we have at VA Careers, which is … Read More

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4 Things VA is Doing Right Now to Improve Access to Care

While we pride ourselves on the high quality of care that Veterans receive at VA, we are always striving for ways to improve on a national scale. Read on for the top things VA is doing now to improve access … Read More

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Did you hear who visited the Palo Alto VA yesterday?

On Thursday, August 21, Apple CEO Tim Cook paid a visit to the Palo Alto VA hospital. He came for a check-up—not for himself, but to see first hand the ways in which VA physicians and health care professionals are … Read More

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Lauren’s Story, Part 10: Third Trimester Update

Written by: Lauren – Guest Blogger sharing her perspective as a VA employee and patient during her second pregnancy. Hello! Baby Hunter and I are doing well. I am 31 weeks and definitely starting to feel the aches and pains of the … Read More

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The Importance of Listening to Veteran Patients

In her new role, Dr. Carolyn Clancy has been communicating her experiences and observations as VA’s Interim Under Secretary for Health in weekly internal messages. Her memos underline one of the main goals we have at VA Careers, which is … Read More

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#ALSicebucketchallenge and VA

If you’re on Facebook or have watched TV in the past few weeks, you’ve probably seen your friends and a lot of public figures posting videos of themselves dumping ice water on their heads. Ever since the challenge originated, the … Read More

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VA: A History of Turning Challenges in to Opportunities

Dr. Carolyn Clancy, VA’s Interim Under Secretary for Health, recently penned an inspiring note to VA employees. Her memo underlines one of the main goals we have at VA Careers, which is to focus on the important work VA does … Read More

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Why do you have to be so mean?

This weekend I received a Tweet from a fellow veteran. “Why do people that work for the VA have to be so mean? This goes to the vets that work for the VA from a fellow vet.” I am not … Read More

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