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Celebrating the dedication of VA nurses: Being there for Veterans every day

As Associate Director for Patient Care Services at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (MEDVAMC) in Houston, Kelly Irving, MSN RN, is a key member of the senior executive leadership team. She provides expert knowledge of nursing practice for the state-of-the-art medical facility at MEDVAMC and nine community-based outpatient clinics in southeast Texas. Irving has served the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) since [...]

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Celebrating the VA nurses on the front line of Veterans’ healthcare: Leading in professionalism, commitment and integrity

As Nurse Manager of the Progressive Care Unit/Intensive Care Unit (PCU/ICU) at Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, Robin Davis, MSN RN, directs patient care while improving and implementing acute care policies and practices. Davis has served the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) since 2005. She became a Nurse Manager at Salem VAMC in southwest Virginia in 2014. In honor of national [...]

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Celebrating the diversity of VA nurses: Bringing valuable experiences and skillsets to the Veteran care conversation

As Utilization Management Review Registered Nurse (RN) at Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, Cathy Mattox, MSN, MBA-HCM, tracks admission and continued stay for Veteran patients. Mattox has served the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) since 2007. She became a Utilization Management Review RN at the Salem VAMC in southwest Virginia in 2017. In honor of national #NursesWeek 2019, Mattox describes her [...]

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Celebrating the contributions of VA nurses: Delivering the quality care that leads to better health outcomes among Veterans

As Acting Chief Nursing Officer for the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Beth Taylor, DHA RN, NEA-BC, provides executive leadership and strategic direction for the Office of Nursing Services. She also advises the Under Secretary for Health on nursing issues that impact the 100,000 VA nursing personnel nationwide who care for Veterans. Taylor has served the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) since 1996, when she [...]

By |May 7th, 2019|ChooseVA, VA Careers|2 Comments

Celebrating VA nurses: Leaders kick off National Nurses Week 2019 by thanking the nearly 100,000 VA nurses who serve Veterans

Every day, the nurses of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide exceptional service to Veterans. Today marks the start of National Nurses Week 2019, when VA joins our healthcare partners in celebrating the 100,000-strong VA nursing corps for tirelessly serving those who have served and for choosing a career based on giving back. “I celebrate VA nurses because they are committed and dedicated,” [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|ChooseVA, Top Stories, VA Careers|Comments Off on Celebrating VA nurses: Leaders kick off National Nurses Week 2019 by thanking the nearly 100,000 VA nurses who serve Veterans

ICYMI: VA highlights Public Service Recognition Week on Instagram

It was a "takeover" on May 10 as the VA digital media team was handed the Partnership for Public Service's Instagram account for the day. The takeover provided an opportunity to highlight the work of VA employees across the country during Public Service Recognition Week. Here's a look at the stories VA shared. Serving America’s Veterans, such as these Veterans from Honor Flight Long Island, [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|Top Stories, Vets Experience|3 Comments
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