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US Department of Veterans Affairs Miami Reviews

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US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin
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  • upper management needs an overhaul (in 59 reviews)

  • Inferior wage scale compared to the private sector (in 57 reviews)

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  1. "review title"

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    Current Employee - MRI Technologist in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - MRI Technologist in West Palm Beach, FL
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Average to good environment and atmosphere .

    Cons

    needs a better pension plan, pay is also lower compared to surrounding areas.


  2. "Pathways Student"

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    Current Employee - Student Trainee in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Student Trainee in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs (More than a year)

    Pros

    I could work while studying

    Cons

    They do not have a developing system in place for pathways students

  3. "Registered Nurse"

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    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Working with great people, veterans, provides the opportunity to excel in the profession

    Cons

    Sometimes there is a hint of favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it real treat everyone the same.


  4. "Pathways Student Trainee"

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    Former Intern - Pathways Student Trainee in Miami, FL
    Former Intern - Pathways Student Trainee in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work with your schedule, flexible

    Cons

    Too much micro managing, manager always looking for you


  5. "Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Fellow"

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    Current Intern - Clinical Fellow - Speech Language Pathologist in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Intern - Clinical Fellow - Speech Language Pathologist in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Inter/Multidisciplinary
    Excellent department team
    Great patients
    Large hospital
    Entire continuum of care except for short-term rehab
    Government benefits (if taken advantage of)

    Cons

    Salary (as an intern); No other cons


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Medical Support Assistant in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Medical Support Assistant in Miami, FL
    Recommends

    I worked at US Department of Veterans Affairs (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are the best you can get. I would like to have stayed forever and retired in my old age Maybe I will get that chance, who knows.

    Cons

    none, I am not able to say anything negative about the way we do our job at this place. Nothing negative and my life changes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with this communication including all that you have been doing some time I will have a new one and it would be great news from your help with my new one


  7. "Medical administration"

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    Former Employee - FLORIDA in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - FLORIDA in West Palm Beach, FL

    Pros

    Friendly environment, nice work life balance. People are around to help if you need it

    Cons

    No opportunity to grow/ be promoted until you've completed 1 year internship

  8. "Great place to work"

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    Current Intern - Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow in Miami, FL
    Current Intern - Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Manageable hours, supervisors care, great benefits, excellent clinical training

    Cons

    Excessive oversight, having to document everything under the sun

    Advice to Management

    Please let us do our jobs without micromanaging.


  9. "Stockroom"

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    Current Employee - Stock Room Clerk in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Stock Room Clerk in West Palm Beach, FL

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs (More than a year)

    Pros

    I supply stockroom for patient needs

    Cons

    It's only a part time position.


  10. "VA"

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    Current Employee - Program Support Assistant in West Palm Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Program Support Assistant in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Department of Veterans Affairs (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The benefits and hours are great.

    Cons

    I don't have any negatives to report.

    Advice to Management

    None


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