Battle Creek VA Medical Center

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Updated April 15, 2015
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Battle Creek VA Medical Center Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki
Eric K. Shinseki
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  1. The VA is a great place to work. Extensive training, state of the art equipment and I loved taking care of the veterans

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Battle Creek VA Medical Center

    Pros

    All the equipment is state of the art

    Cons

    Staffing shortages, hard to find wheelchairs


  2. Certified Nurse Assistant

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Certified Nurse Assistant in Battle Creek, MI
    Former Employee - Certified Nurse Assistant in Battle Creek, MI

    I worked at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great to care for Our nation's hero

    Cons

    Management is terrible don't care about workers and Vets

    Advice to Management

    Stop think just of yourself!!!!!!!!


  3. Great job! Great experience for future careers

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Support Assistant in Leavenworth, KS
    Former Employee - Program Support Assistant in Leavenworth, KS

    I worked at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay, Good People, great Benifits

    Cons

    long hours, a lot of information to understand

    Advice to Management

    A nice boss is always the best boss.


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  5. Work environment and future prospect

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    Current Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Clinical Pharmacist in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stability, lay-back environment in general

    Cons

    Thick layers of bureaucracy. Political

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees and customer feedbacks.


  6. outstanding

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good working environment for everyone.

    Cons

    large healthcare system with lots of polictics


  7. A good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Bay Pines, FL
    Current Employee - Human Resources Assistant in Bay Pines, FL

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits and salary are great

    Cons

    There are major politics in the workplace


  8. I can't complaint of my employer

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Secretary in Providence, RI
    Current Employee - Secretary in Providence, RI

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You need to love the community, working with returned soldiers.

    Cons

    I have nothing wrong to said about employer.

    Advice to Management

    Need to speed hire process.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Horrible Place

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Facility Engineer
    Current Employee - Facility Engineer

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Ability to help support veterans and uphold President Lincoln's promise to care for our veterans.

    Cons

    Lack of policy and procedures or policy and procedures that are not shared with workers so management can change their mind of not follow it altogether. Check Federal Soup for further information within their forums.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to lead people and manage the paperwork.


  10. Excellent Place To Work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Bedford, MA
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Bedford, MA

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Helping veterans is extremely rewarding.

    Cons

    I don't think of any cons about working for the VAMC.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the fine job you guys are doing.


  11. Helpful (1)

    improving daily in cultural transformation

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    Current Employee - Nurse in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Nurse in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Battle Creek VA Medical Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    population we serve make the day possible

    Cons

    still too much of "who you know" rather than how much you accomplish

    Advice to Management

    get out of the office more often



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