Allied Health Students and Trainees
Imagine the ability to help our Nation’s heroes in a setting as committed to advancing your career as you are. As one of the largest integrated health care systems in the Nation, VA is an ideal place to begin your allied health career. We offer a number of hands-on and continuing education opportunities designed to help your career blossom.
Our allied professionals thrive under the tutelage of many experienced peers and through the vast educational support programs VA offers, and the size of our VA network also translates into nationwide job transfer opportunities throughout your career.
VA allied health professionals are involved with the delivery of health or related services pertaining to the identification, evaluation, and prevention of diseases and disorders; dietary and nutrition services; and rehabilitation and health systems management. VA allied health professionals include dental hygienists, dietitians, medical technologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, audiologist/speech-language pathologists, and others.
Additionally, allied health professionals working at VA have access to a robust suite of benefits that include, but are not limited to:
- Nationwide job transfer opportunities
- Competitive salaries
- Student debt reduction and scholarship programs (subject to funding availability)
- 13 days paid annual vacation
- Stable retirement system
- Choice of health care plans