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Terrible boss, but good work experience

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Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Boston, MA

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

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

Pros

Steady employment, great healthcare coverage, giving back to those who served

Cons

Lots of middle-level bureaucracy, hard to feel like projects ever get approved

Advice to Management

The VA really needs restructuring from top to bottom. Frankly, ever vet should be given a "VA Care" card and be able to go to any hospital and get reimbursed. Let the private sector take over VA hospitals and VA can then focus on grave sites and benefits.

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  1. Veteran affairs hospital

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    Former Employee - Staff RN in Lake City, FL
    Former Employee - Staff RN in Lake City, FL

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

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

    Pros

    Great pay. Great vacation and benefits!

    Cons

    A little clickish within many departments.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the clicks clicks from happening within the department.


  2. Massive inflexible beaurocracy

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    Former Employee - Statistician in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Statistician in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs 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

    Vital care for millions of veterans

    Cons

    Inflexible. Cannot track patients who receive care both inside and outside the VA

    Advice to Management

    Improve tracking


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