VA is the largest employer of nurses in the Nation, with more than 80,000 RNs, APNs, LPNs/LVNs, and nursing assistants. Once you join a VA facility, you'll be immersed in a nursing experience unlike anything you've ever experienced before.
VA nurses are at the bedside and in outpatient clinics working with the entire patient care team to deliver quality care. They are also developing patient safety initiatives, conducting research to evaluate and improve care delivery, and taking on leadership roles to help guide the next generation of nurses. VA offers the following nursing careers.