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US Department of Veterans Affairs Reviews

Updated 22 June, 2018
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US Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Peter O’Rourke
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  1. "Va work life"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Veteran population, Incentives and perks

    Cons

    Pay not competitive in comparison to other hospitals


  2. "Houskeeping Aid"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Union Available, good food in cafeteria, decent pay, good hours, good benefits

    Cons

    disorganized management, favortism with job opportunities and promotions, old timers taking longer breaks than allowed.

    Advice to Management

    Develop processes and procedures

  3. "Titles here are somewhat misleading"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Job security, educational and training opportunities are good

    Cons

    Beaurocrat environments and inequality in performance standards


  4. "RN"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Staff are very passionate about caring for our Veterans. Great pay and benefits.

    Cons

    Beurocracy. It takes far too long to implement change.


  5. "great place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great place to work if you want to retire early

    Cons

    none at this time, maybe later.

    Advice to Management

    really


  6. "Student Clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for a college student

    Cons

    No cons to work here

    Advice to Management

    Keep the good bosses around


  7. "RN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Awesome benefits great pay and work environment

    Cons

    40 plus hours full time work week

  8. Helpful (1)

    "MSA"

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    Current Employee - Advanced Medical Support Assistant in Green Bay, WI (US)
    Current Employee - Advanced Medical Support Assistant in Green Bay, WI (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Can get the time off you need. You really dont get in trouble for anything you do when its wrong.

    Cons

    change is hard and slow. a lot of people dont do there jobs correct.

    Advice to Management

    start punishing people that are bad employees.


  9. "Agent Cashier than payroll technician"

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    Former Employee - Agent Cashier in White City, OR (US)
    Former Employee - Agent Cashier in White City, OR (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and helping veterans post war

    Cons

    Low pay compared to civilian job equivalent

    Advice to Management

    Get higher quality employees through alternative incentives.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "VA"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros

    A lot of positions hire internally

    Cons

    Those associated with working in a hospital setting.


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