There are newer employer reviews for US Department of Veterans Affairs

Good start and excellent teaching facility

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Richmond, VA
Current Employee - Registered Nurse in Richmond, VA

I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (more than 3 years)

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

Pros

Good starting pay
Great job security
Can transfer to any facility in the U.S.
Lots of leave accrual
Schedule is flexible

Cons

Many people retire there so few opportunities for advancement.

Once you reach your last step increase in grade your the only additional funds one gets is through cost of loving and bonuses.

Difficult to change operational systems due to policies and bureaucracies.

Despite getting an advance degree while employed, compensation is not provided in an increase of pay.

Advice to Management

Be open to new and fresh ideas

Pay your advance degree providers more.

reviews filtered by
  • Any Location
  • Any Job Title
  1. Administrative Officer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Officer in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Administrative Officer in Washington, DC

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (more than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Taking care of Veterans and providing outstanding service

    Cons

    Needs to improve the timeframe in providing the services required by the Veterans

    Advice to Management

    Hiring additional qualified employees would be a great improvement in decreasing the time expediting services

  2. Helpful (1)

    Career employee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Renal Nutrition Specialist in Hampton, VA
    Former Employee - Renal Nutrition Specialist in Hampton, VA

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Priority to patient care and salary. All patients receive care if they have the service connection or financial need.

    Cons

    Traffic. Staffing level remains same while patient number increases when economy declines.

    Advice to Management

    Find out needs of lower level employees.

There are newer employer reviews for US Department of Veterans Affairs

Work at US Department of Veterans Affairs? Share Your Experiences

US Department of Veterans Affairs

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.