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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 req...
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...
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...
Description: Position Description: normal"> Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Positions in this function are responsible for investigating, recovering and resol...
Description: Position Description: normal"> Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Positions in this function are responsible for investigating, recovering and resol...
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...
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 e...
DaVita, Inc. Hampton, VA
Description 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 hospita...
As a global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We're committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, ...
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. ...
A facility located outside Johnson City, TN is searching for an Internal medicine physician. The government physician should be either internal medicine or family medicine and desire to work in a VA hospital. The Internal medicine or Family Practice physician must be board certified or board eligible. Typical outpatient internal medicine duties apply, such as: - Work in an outpatient clinic, ful...
Sentara Healthcare Careers Virginia Beach, VA
Description:Responsible for patient meal service food on assigned units. Communicates patient food issues/concerns and needs to Food and Nutrition Services, and interacts with Nursing in regards to patient nutrition needs or requirements. Assist dietitian with monitoring of patients on NPO, clear liquid and full liquid diets and records food intake for patients on intake analysis. React accurately...
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES The OR Supply Chain Technician is responsible for keying, and promptly putting away all supplies within the OR, reviewing and maintaining all Min/Max inventory levels, picking scheduled surgical cases, as well as emergency supply requests. The OR Supply Chain Technician is also responsible for conducting physical inventories of all POU areas according to the defined sche...
Job Description : This position is responsible for making clear, concise, persuasive presentations to key physicians and the goal is to develop a Hospital customer base that influence drug distribution, purchasing and/or recommendation of pharmaceutical products and therapeutic protocols. Represent the Company in a highly professional and ethical manner, and fosters the Company’s reputation and im...
Location: Richmond, VA Job Category: Sales Jobs Requisition Number: 70083287-50034JC Hospital Account Representative - Richmond, VA-70083287-50034JC Description Hospital Account Representative- Job Description Position Overview Hospital Account Representative with primary responsibility for creating demand and delivering on sales goals through identifying, developing and realizing opportuni...
Global Empire LLC Burkeville, VA
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. We are seeking an experienced Dietitian for an available contract opportunity to provide services for the Piedmont Geriatric Hospital located in Burkeville, VA 23922. Available Position: Dietitian Performance: Piedmont Geriatric ...
Global Empire LLC Burkeville, VA
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. We are seeking an experienced Occupational Therapistfor an available contract opportunity to provide services for the Piedmont Geriatric Hospital located in Burkeville, VA 23922. Available Position: Occupational Therapist (OT) Pl...
Global Empire LLC Burkeville, VA
Global Empire, LLC (GHG) is a Healthcare Staffing Company specialized in providing reliable and qualified healthcare professionals for Government contracts nationwide. We are seeking an experienced Physical Therapist for an available contract opportunity to provide services for the Piedmont Geriatric Hospital located in Burkeville, VA 23922. Available Position: Physical Therapist (PT). Place of...
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 the enthusiasm 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 r...

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