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 the following locations:

Milwaukee VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

VA Pacific Islands Health Care System, Honolulu, HI

Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

VA Western NY Health Care System, Buffalo, NY

VA Central California Health Care System, Fresno, CA

G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VAMC, Jackson, MS

Loma Linda Health Care System, Loma Linda, CA

Central Texas Veterans Health Care System, Temple, TX

San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Canandaigua, NY

Central Alabama Veteran HCS (CAVHCS), Montgomery, AL

Detroit VA Healthcare System, Detroit, MI

Houston VAMC, Houston, TX

Harry S. Truman VA Hospital, Columbia, MO

Chillicothe VA Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio

Carl Vinson VAMC, Dublin, GA

Tomah VA Medical Center, Tomah, WI

Inquire or send resumes to VHAAdvertising@va.gov (or VHAPlacementService@va.gov)

Nurse Executive

As a VHA Nurse Executive, you’ll be part of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT), collaborating with fellow clinical and executive leaders and ensuring that our Veterans receive the best care possible. VHA is the largest employer of nurses in the nation and offers an evidence based, patient-centered environment, rich with a variety of professional development programs, as well as scholarship opportunities to pursue advanced degrees.

Nurse Executives are members of VHA senior management teams, leading the way by:
Serving as the top executive within nursing and a key member of the executive leadership team of the organization, involved in strategic planning, organizational assessment, and program development.

Developing organizational-wide plans and standards for nursing care, treatment, and
services and the programs, policies and procedures that address how the nursing care needs of the patient population are assessed, met, and evaluated.

Acting as chief spokesperson for nursing services and the catalyst for the integration
and collaboration of nursing with other professional disciplines to achieve organizational
goals.

Directing their departments in fiscal and human resource management, quality management, efficiency of service delivery, customer satisfaction, recruitment and retention, performance review, employee education and training, employee recognition and rewards, and labor relations.

In addition to an exceptional work/life balance, VA nurses also enjoy the following benefits:

• One license/50 states

• Nationwide job transfers

• Competitive salaries/pay differential rates

• Generous vacation, personal, and sick leave, as well as 10 Federal holidays

• Stable retirement and health care plans

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Visit VAcareers.va.gov to learn more and to apply for a position online.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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