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VA Hospital Job Overview

Employees at a Veteran Affairs (VA) Hospital are employed by the largest non-profit healthcare entity in the United States. The hospital is run by the Department of Veterans Affairs, a Cabinet-level agency in the US government. The VA is known for its innovative efficiencies, primarily Vista, a remotely entered electronic medical records system that is used by many other healthcare providers. The employees of a VA hospital have a wide range of job descriptions and expertise.

Daily tasks might include:

  • Performing mental and physical health evaluations
  • Prescribing medications
  • Checking vital signs of patients
  • Performing routine surgeries
  • Counseling for veterans

The VA hospital also prides itself on providing comparable salaries to for-profit companies for highly sought after professions such as surgeons or pharmacists.

VA Hospital Job Education Requirements

Educational requirements vary greatly from job to job. Many support or technical jobs require only a high school degree or some vocational school. Such jobs include maintenance, custodial duties, secretaries, cooks, gardeners and laborers. Other jobs, such as psychologists, nurses, IT professionals, nutritionists and dietitians expect potential candidates to hold a bachelor's degree.

Highly specialized medical professionals need an MD to obtain employment at the VA, just as with any other hospital. Doctors of any kinds are highly sought after at the VA due to competitive salaries from other employers and private practices.

VA Hospital Job Market

The VA Hospital job market is directly tied to the overall healthcare sector. In the next 10 years, the Bureau of Labor projects job growth to increase 25 percent compared to 0.5 percent of non-healthcare markets. The Baby Boomer generation also pushes the need for preventative healthcare and dealing with health problem such as diabetes and obesity.

Older and recent battle conflicts abroad also contribute to the need for healthcare professionals at VA Hospitals, specifically in mental health. Mental illnesses that were formerly ignored, such as PTSD, have come to public attention, thus pushing ex-soldiers towards psychiatry and counseling.

VA Hospital Salary Information

Like other job markets, salary is dependent on education and experience. Jobs that do not require college degrees, such as maintenance workers or janitors can expect to earn about $25,000 a year. Positions that require associate's degrees or certifications, such as an Licensed Practical Nurse, typically start at $30,000 to $35,000. Holders of bachelor's degrees make a higher amount, which is anywhere from $40,000 to $70,000, while doctors make well into six figures.

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Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and...
Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and...
Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and...
Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and...
Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and...
Description: There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm) We are seeking a knowledgeable, compassionate RN to provide direct care to hospice p...
Hospital Account Representative- Roanoke, VA-70083288-50035JC Description Position Overview Hospital Account Representative with primary responsibility for creating demand and delivering on sales goals through identifying, developing and realizing opportunities in the hospital channel that cultivate customer partnerships while achieving Sanofi business objectives. Key Responsibilities and Acco...
Description Position Overview Hospital Account Representative with primary responsibility for creating demand and delivering on sales goals through identifying, developing and realizing opportunities in the hospital channel that cultivate customer partnerships while achieving Sanofi business objectives. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities Generates demand through: Identifying key decisi...
Improve lives, form lasting relationships and have fun at work. "I work in stressful situations where patients need urgent attention and it's exciting to be able to help people get better and get through crisis." - Jerry A. Work autonomously in an intense hospital environment - without the typical hospital routine. Provide the highest level of care at one of the more than 800 hospital units and ...
Job Description Anthem, Inc. is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At Anthem, Inc., we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine. Do ...
Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work .(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements...
Job Description Anthem, Inc. is one of the nation's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 company. At Anthem, Inc., we are working together to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions. Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine. Do ...
CJW Medical Center Richmond, VA
Job Summary CJW Medical Center is recruiting an experienced Heart Failure Physician to become part of the Cardiology Team providing services at Levinson Heart Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. Candidate must be experienced and certified in Heart Failure. •The ideal candidate will be a Cardiologist who is BE/BC in Heart Failure or have concentrated training and experience in a Heart Failure Clinic....
Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) headquartered in Irvine, California, is a fast-growing and award-winning international medical technology and device company with operations spanning the globe. We develop innovative, noninvasive monitoring technologies that save, extend and improve the lives of people of all ages, in all walks of life. These revolutionary technologies are helping to solve "unsolvable" proble...
An Astellas career offers a totally different way to work and live. Astellas is the bright spot in the pharmaceutical industry - not just because of what we do, but in the way we do it. If you are looking for a company where you can change a life, make a dream come true, and light the way for a better tomorrow, Astellas is the place where you can shine. We offer a different kind of work culture. ...
Soliant Health Home Richmond, VA
We are actively seeking qualified candidates for a Director of Pharmacy position for a hospital in the Richmond, VA area. The candidate must have an active VA license or willing to reciprocate, recent inpatient management experience, and able to start ASAP. Interviews will begin right away. We will consider local and non-local candidates. To apply, send resumes to *****....
Jewelry Is Fun Richmond, VA
Independent Sales RepresentativeBooks Are Fun has a brand new division specializing in $5 gifts, accessories, and fashion items. We are seeking a candidate in the Richmond/Tidewater area who can match theenthusiasm that our price point brings. The ideal candidate will live close to Richmond, Petersburg or Hopewell to better cover the contracted territory. Our representatives serve a FUNdraising ro...
UnitedHealth Group Houston, TX
Job Description: Position Description: Expanding access to affordable, high quality Healthcare starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities: Assess and interpret customer needs and...
Towne Park Houston, TX
Job Description: Get out from behind that desk and spend your days working in a rewarding team environment while making a difference in the lives of others! Towne Park, one of America’s leading service organizations, is looking for people like you to help us enhance the patient experience.? We are looking for caring, compassionate service professionals to provide assistance to patients, visitors...
New position for a Hospital Pharmacist near Midlothian, Virginia for a small clinically oriented hospital. Contact Tim Johnson at 281-668-0647 or ***** to move forward with this job. The schedule is Monday-Friday on the day shift with some call, providing a great work-life balance. Responsibilities include staff and clinical duties. This project starts ASAP and interviews will b...

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