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Reflections of VHA 2013: Personalized, Proactive, Patient-Driven Health

I’ve just completed my first full year with VA as the Marketing Liaison for VHA Healthcare Recruitment and Marketing. Over the past twelve months I have been blessed to meet or become aware of VHA family members who serve in … Read More

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Take Your Nursing Career to the Next Level as a Nurse Executive at VA

Veterans Health Administration, the nation’s largest and most technologically advanced integrated health care system, provides an extraordinary environment for you to make a difference in the lives of our Veterans and your career! Nurse Executive opportunities are currently available at … Read More

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Why does VA Careers have a Facebook page?

I remember when I was a small boy living in Lovington, New Mexico, I would watch cartoons after dinner in the winter. It got dark early that time of year and of course that meant a choice of about 5 … Read More

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Veterans helping Veterans and why Healthcare providers must keep them moving

When a person exits the Military, they have many options and roads to take. Some are well planned and like many of us, circumstances direct our path and dictate where we land. But no matter the direction a Veteran takes, … Read More

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Full Court Press — The VHA Way

Wade Habshey, Healthcare Recruitment Marketing Liaison As a volunteer at the St. Jude’s Community Center’s Homeless Veteran Outreach program in New Orleans, Louisiana, I am amazed each day how Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can affect our Veterans differently. For some, … Read More

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Do you hire Veterans?

Thanksgiving is meant to be a time of reflection on the many things we are thankful for in America. Are you thankful? Or are you hurt, bitter, tired, discouraged or biased? I spent Thanksgiving interacting with Veterans online and the … Read More

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Smoker vs. Non- Smoker

I was a smoker for most of my 20 years in the U.S. Army. I frequently sat at the bar area of Applebee’s, chose seats at the rear of airplanes and made many choices to be able to have the … Read More

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VA Careers earns Platinum distinction at Healthcare Internet Conference

Our goal at VA Careers is to recruit exceptional health care professionals and support staff to ensure that our Nation’s Veterans receive the absolute highest quality care. This mission to hire the best is the driving force of everything we … Read More

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Proactive vs. Reactive

  There are several great books about leadership, success and how to be a winner. Most people have probably heard of the 7 Steps of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey. While I love the entire book and all of … Read More

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#ThankItForward Veterans Day…and Every Day

As mentioned at the end of yesterday’s post, we are so excited about VA’s upcoming #ThankItForward Veterans Day campaign. Starting today, we want our #ThankItForward to inspire people all across the country to show their appreciation for Veterans on Facebook and … Read More

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