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Blame game

Staff RN (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

ProsVeteran Patients, nice area, bottom has been reached

ConsAdministration does not have a plan. When things fall apart, they blame the staff. Things are swept under the rug because staff are fearful of administration.

Advice to Senior ManagementRepair relationships with staff by accepting responsibility and acknowledging part in plans gone awry. Slowly rebuild trust by including staff in decisions and making incremental changes with staff involvement. Avoid favoritism and refrain from repeatedly acknowledging the same few people and programs.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Research is fore front to the contributions to the end of human suffering

    Assistant R&D Safety Officer (Former Employee) San Diego, CA

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs full-time

    Pros: San Diego is one of the best places to live… Cons: It is a federal job and being as such the job falls under the sequestration and… Advice to Senior Management: Have none Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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    great patients, horrible hr and administration

    Registered Nurse (Current Employee) Long Beach, CA

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

    Pros: really good pay for nurses, able to move up payscale quickly if you put in the time and effort. GREAT… Cons: terrible HR and terrible management. so much politics! if you want to have something done by HR,… Advice to Senior Management: PLEASE PLEASE focus your time on patients, not quarreling between… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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