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Updated Dec 1, 2021

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VA Health Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki
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  • "It's federal government so there are great benefits and it's more stable than many private organizations.(in 90 reviews)
  • "Pay was good and that was all(in 30 reviews)
  • "stable job security(in 17 reviews)
  • "I was able to go to my appointments without havimg to reauest time off or leave.(in 14 reviews)
  • "The staff is great, the most compassionate crew I ever had the pleasure to work with.(in 13 reviews)
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  1. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years


    Sep 6, 2022 - APRN in Salt Lake City, UT
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    benefits include Federal Pension once worked 5 years or more; 401k (TSP) matching up to 5%.


    red tape for instance, takes 3 months to onboard; management issues such as hostile work environments where employees are given 'resources' that are simply performative; highly overworked

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee

    VASH Social Worker

    Dec 21, 2016 -  in Chicago, IL
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    There is a lot of job security, easy to move around to various other positions, and the pay is better than the private sector social work services.


    The VA is a large bureaucracy, which means that there is a lot of red tape to manage for simple tasks.

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  4. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years


    Jun 20, 2013 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Steady pay and decent health insurance


    too many to list....Endless red tape...Back stabbing.....Can't fire under talent at staff levels, or they are too scared to be aggressive and effective....meetings and more meetings and yet more meetings to discus yet more meetings...Seen many young professional engineers destroyed-ground up and spit out by an agency that desperately needs young two years I'll retire and RUN away.

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