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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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Lauren’s Story, Part 9: VA is a Supporter of Breastfeeding

Written by: Lauren – Guest Blogger sharing her perspective as a VA employee and patient during her second pregnancy. Baby Hunter and I are doing very well. I am entering my third trimester so I am getting very excited! My four year … Read More

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Womens’ Health Care at VA – Always Evolving

One of the goals of this blog is to continue to broadcast the realities of our modern VA health care system, telling stories and providing glimpses in to what VA looks like today, and how it will continue to evolve … Read More

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Save the Date: Chat with VA on Wednesday, July 23rd

Our health care professionals who work in rural locations enjoy benefits including top-flight facilities; flexible and generous time off; liability coverage; and incredible health, life, and retirement packages. Plus they get a different flavor of benefits not as common in … Read More

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VA Careers’ Report Card

In our modern working world, employees are familiar with some standardized version of performance reviews. Done well, reviews are an incredible organizational tool that can ultimately improve all areas of business—and also help employees to feel more satisfied and recognized … Read More

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Lauren’s Story, Part 8: What’s in a name?

Written by: Lauren – Guest Blogger sharing her perspective as a VA employee and patient during her second pregnancy. All is going well with the baby and me. We are about to embark on a nice summer vacation, where not only will … Read More

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Connect with VA: Save the Date for July 10th

In an effort to better serve our job seekers Nationwide, we are hosting short, informative Twitter Chats that highlight certain regions in the country. This week, we are focusing on positions at the VA Sunshine Healthcare Network in Florida and … Read More

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