When it comes to finding the right people to join the VA team, our recruiters are always looking for highly qualified physicians, nurses, pharmacists, mental health professionals, health care executives and others to join VA in its mission to care for our nation’s Veterans.

“What really sets one VA experience apart from another isn’t just a new building or new technology, but the level of compassion received at the point of care,” said Dave Aragon, a VA recruiter who shared his own experience with our VA health care providers last year.

Is a career at VA in your future? Consider these three “Cs” to make the most of your experience with our recruitment team.


The first step to getting the most out of our VA recruitment team is to reach out! On our website, we offer contact information for our specialty recruiters, the experts who search far and wide for the best candidates to fill vacancies at our facilities.

By sending us your resume or CV, you’ll let us know that a job at VA is something you’re interested in pursuing. Whether you’re just starting your career or looking to make a change, your expertise makes you valuable, and no one knows that better than our recruiters.

You don’t have to limit yourself to digital communication, either. Check the events page and the VA Careers blog to find out more about the places you can meet members of our recruiting team and learn more about a career at VA.


With your information in hand, our recruiters will reach out and discuss… well, you! We want to know what career goals you have in mind for yourself, and what kind of position you’re looking for.

Where do you see yourself in five years? In ten? Once we know that, we’ll have a better idea of what kind of position would suit you best.

We want to know more than just what you want to do, but where you want to do it, too. With over 1,200 facilities across the United States and its territories, there are numerous places that could use a health care professional or executive like yourself. Fancy staying close to home? Looking for some new scenery? Tell us!


Once we know more about you and what you’re looking for, our recruiters will reach out to our department chiefs in VA medical centers and see if we can find a fit for you.

With your experience and training, we likely have many opportunities for you to begin a VA career, but it will be up to our recruiters to help you find the best match, and to help coordinate your initial meeting with the team on the ground.

And yes, you should absolutely schedule a site visit. We want you to know about our team, the Veterans we serve and the people you’ll be working with. You need to know if VA is a good fit for you, and what better way to find out than to spend a day with our team and learn more about our mission.

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VA recruiters are ready to assist you with finding a position that fits your skills and lifestyle. Let our personalized support help you enhance your career.

By VA Careers

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Published on Jun. 14, 2022

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  1. Chanda White July 5, 2022 at 10:12 pm

    Thank you for this explanation and the three “C’s”. I am looking forward to a SW position in the Atlanta area.

  2. Mayda June 16, 2022 at 12:00 am


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