We know that a well-rested medical staff has a direct impact on producing positive patient outcomes. And we also know that the first step in providing superior patient care is taking care of our employees. As such, we’ve gone through great lengths to provide them with a superior work/life balance, which is not easily matched—or even available—in the private sector.
The work/life balance that we’re referring to allows physicians to spend more time on medicine, and less time on business tasks. It also provides predictable scheduling for nurses, and the assurance that their weeks don’t advance past 60-hours. And for physicians, it means reduced paperwork, the elimination of billing hassles, and lifting the burden of liability coverage.
More important, we offer our VA employees generous vacation and personal leave, including:
It’s these types of advantages that often prompt many experienced health care professionals to leave the private sector, and come to work for the VA health care system. Won’t you consider making the switch today?
Veterans Crisis Line:
1-800-273-8255 (Press 1)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | 810 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington DC 20420
Last updated January 2, 2014