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Excellent work environment
Police Officer (Former Employee), Northampton, MASeptember 18, 2014
Pros: excellent law enforcement training
Cons: experiencing veterans returning from combat
Working with veterans on a daily basis was the most enjoyable. Learning patience and how to be fair bur firm. Excellent management team with great co-workers who worked as a strong team.
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Human Resources Security Assistant (Former Employee), Los Angeles, CASeptember 18, 2014
Pros: government job
Cons: the drive to west la
The typical day at work was busy and very fast paced. A daily day can begin slow, but as the day proceeds it can only get busier. I learned that patience is truly a virtue and that you have to be able to communicate on a professional level regardless the circumstances.

My management team was good. My supervisor was exceptional and I enjoyed working – more... with her. My co-workers were all prior military so it may our stories and experiences the same; one gentleman was in the Navy as myself and stationed on the same ship - It really is a small world.

The hardest part of my job here was being able to understand and satisfy irate customers. Although we were all in a professional work environment, a few personnel will push you to the limit until they get what they want.

The most enjoyable part of my job was helping out those who truly enjoyed what they were doing for the Veterans. – less
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Very fun and enjoyabel place to work..
Financial Accounts Technician (Current Employee), Bonham, TXSeptember 17, 2014
Everyone is easy to get alone with and very enjoyable atmosphere. The pay and benefits are excellent..Got to meet people from different cultures..The job is easy to learn and very enjoyable.
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Hospitals
Volunteer Assistant Project Engineer- (Current Employee), Loma Linda, CASeptember 16, 2014
Working around nurses and doctors. Charting and filing paper work. Faxing papers and answering phones.
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I enjoy my current job and am only looking for additional work.
RN Staff Nurse, Nurse Care Manager (Current Employee), Portland, ORSeptember 15, 2014
Pros: job security
Cons: oftened short staffed due to fellow staff whom frequently call in sick.
My current job involves a lot of triaging of patients calls ,as well as walk in patients whom walk into clinic without appointments requesting to be seen by their provider.

I manage patients chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and congestive heart failure.

I also do patient teaching (blood sugar monitoring, bp monitoring, and teach diabetes, – more... SQ and IM injection instruction). – less
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Wonderful cutlrue
Senior Program Analysis Officer (Current Employee), Ann Arbor, MISeptember 15, 2014
Wonderful culture and excellent opportunity for future leaders
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Loved it here!!
Student Nurse Technician (Former Employee), Brecksville, OHSeptember 15, 2014
I had so much fun working with our nation's veterans. It was my way of giving back to them for giving of their time to give us a free and safe country to live in. I have family who were and are still enlisted. It was nice to be able to sit down and get to know the veterans, and it was special to let them know that they're not alone in their battle with – more... mental illness. My co-workers gave me opportunities to be myself and also a lot of learning experiences. The hardest part of the job was seeing some coming in so very sick. Yet, it was a true pleasure to see who they were as people as their illnesses came under control and they healed. That's the most rewarding thing about mental health work. – less
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good job
transoporter (Current Employee), St. Louis, MOSeptember 12, 2014
Pros: good benifits
Cons: short lunce breaks
good job .good pay, nice people to wokk with. learn how to cumuicte with patient
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A productive and fun place to work
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Former Employee), San Antonio, TXSeptember 11, 2014
I enjoyed working with this company as I was able to utilize my skills
and had moderate supervision. Pay was low for a Master degree.
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Great place to work for
Software Quality specialist (Current Employee), Tampa, FLSeptember 9, 2014
I dont really work for the VA but I am a contractor. I like doing what i do for them and the VA people are nice to work with.
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Enjoy working with veterans
MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT (Current Employee), Colorado Springs, COSeptember 7, 2014
busy outpatient clinic from start to finish. The outpatient clinic provides different area of assistance for veterans.
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Great opportunity
Nurse Manager (Current Employee), Carrollton, GASeptember 5, 2014
No two days are the same. Great benefits and jobs satisfaction
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Senior IT and Business Professional
Business Application Analyst, Virtual VA Program (Current Employee), Hines, ILSeptember 4, 2014
Senior multi-dimensional IT and business professional with a passion for managing risks, leading people and networking beyond a project’s scope to deliver exceptional results on-time and within budget. Ability to support multiple simultaneous projects in a matrix organizational structure.
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Case Management/Customer Service
Human Resource Specialist, Employee Benefits (Current Employee), Nashville, TNSeptember 4, 2014
Case managing over 1000 cases per year, phone calls from outside providers, customer service at all times.
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For non-movers
Medical Support Assistant (Current Employee), St. Louis, MOSeptember 3, 2014
Pros: medical/dental benefits; job experience
Cons: very political environment; very little pay advancement; sketchy position advancement
Working for the VA is a great place for those who would be happy to stay where they are at. I have experience on the lower echelon (GS-6 and below), and my experience is that the system is designed to keep individuals where they are. Leadership seminars exist, but are only permitted for those who are GS-7 and above, completely ignoring those who need – more... it the most.
Compensation and benefits are plentiful and vary to cater to individual needs.
Supervisory staff, in general, are subpar, mostly concerned with taking care of themselves rather than being good leaders to their employees. You are lucky if you get a supervisor who will actually mentor and help you.'
Working for the VA is an educational experience that will help you understand the Federal work system. – less
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Great atmosphere
Intern (Former Employee), Lexington, KYSeptember 2, 2014
Great atmosphere with outstanding people to work with. Worked within Primary Care Administration which was a very eye-opening experience.
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Great benefits
Program Support Assistant (Former Employee), Little Rock, ARSeptember 1, 2014
Pros: great hours
Cons: short breaks
This job provides great benefits to its employee's. You must have a flexible work schedule. It provided me with opportunities to work with other veterans and to help them achieve a greater level of health. This was a great part of job.
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Department of Veterans Affairs
Medical Records Administrator (Current Employee), Palo Alto, CASeptember 1, 2014
Most enjoyable part of working for the Department of Veterans Affairs is knowing that you are helping to take care of our veterans who have sacrificed so much for our country.
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Good place to work
Medical Support Assistant (Former Employee), Erie, PAAugust 29, 2014
Management needs a little work but overall a good place to work. I made a lot of great friends where I worked and the most enjoyable part of my job was helping Veteran's.
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veterans day
Hemodialysis Nurse (Current Employee), St. Louis, MOAugust 27, 2014
Pros: good team work
Cons: managers
everyday is veterans day. i enjoy taking care of the veterans, being an advocate for the veterans.

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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. – Read more

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