Physicians Careers at VA

Discover the Total Rewards of VA Employment

As a physician at VA, you have more than a job—you serve Veterans who’ve borne the battle with honor. In carrying out this mission, you’ll discover a career with competitive pay, opportunities for growth and mobility, a wealth of benefits and rich rewards.

Choose a VA career healing and caring for Veterans so they can thrive in life after military service. Discover the Total Rewards of a VA career.

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Dentist Careers at VA

Optimizing Veterans’ Quality of Life

At VA, our dentistry professionals can pursue opportunities to conduct research either independently or in association with VA’s dental practice-based research network known as VADER (VA Dentists Engaged in Research). VADER gives you the chance to engage in clinical studies designed to answer questions faced by VA dentists in the routine care of their patients. VADER works closely with the VA Dental Education Program in the dissemination of research findings, and with the VA Oral Health Quality Group in the development of quality measures for VA dental practices. The VA Dental Education Program offers training for new, inexperienced, and/or upcoming dental chiefs, assistant dental chiefs, and lead dentists. In addition, VA dentists are well-published in nationally recognized professional journals, and many have been elected to leadership positions in national health care organizations and at VA Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) levels

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Reasons to Work at VA

Sure, there are lots of places you could build a health care career. But VA can offer you greater challenge, opportunity, teamwork and satisfaction unlike any other. Here are just a few of the many ways a career at VA stands out from the crowd:

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Bringing Care Closer to Home

Telehealth Services

VA has opened over 700 community-based outpatient clinics to increase Veterans’ access to care, making us world leaders in telehealth. Clinical Video Telehealth (CVT) uses the latest telehealth technologies to make diagnoses, manage care, perform check-ups, and provide real-time care.

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What you could accomplish with VA extends far beyond a career. It’s a calling—a passion for serving Veterans. That’s why we’re proud to invest in your future and offer avenues to further develop your unique talent, so you can realize your greatest impact possible.


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