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Title:New VA website makes it easier to build a career based on giving back to Veterans

Author:Department of Veterans Affairs — Reprinted with permission

Date:December 2018

Source:Veterans Affairs

Volume:Volume 3 Issue 149

The new and improved makes it easier than ever to explore and apply for a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare career from your desktop, tablet or mobile device.

"Attracting the best healthcare providers for Veterans means simplifying the ways candidates can learn about and apply for a VA job," said Darren Sherrard, associate director of recruitment marketing. "The redesigned site provides medical professionals, Veterans, transitioning military and students with a streamlined path to the resources and information they need to make informed decisions about a VA career."

The newly designed website uses dynamic visuals and simple navigation to help healthcare jobseekers learn about VA careers. Here's what users can do at the new site:

Visit these specific VA career pages:

VA career opportunities are available across the country at 1,250 sites of care. VA is the largest integrated healthcare system in the nation and employs over 338,000 professionals. In the 2017 academic year, VA provided 43,565 medical residents, 24,683 medical students, 463 advanced fellows and 849 dental residents and students some or all of their clinical training.

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