Serve those who served our country

Help provide world class health care to the men and women who served in our nation’s military. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is one of the largest and most technologically advanced health care systems in the world. We care for 9 million Veterans throughout the nation, as well as U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Pacific islands) and the Philippines. and employ a diverse, dedicated staff of more than 375,000 people.

You can start your VA nursing career at any level, just about anywhere — at one of about 1,300 sites of care nationwide, including medical centers, ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, nursing homes, Veterans centers, readjustment counseling centers and comprehensive home care programs.

You’ll enjoy a better quality of life, both on the job and off, in return for your dedication to providing Veterans with exceptional patient care. We offer competitive salaries, a generous leave plan, a robust federal benefits package that begins on your first day, paid parental leave, and flexible schedules. We provide one of the nation's most comprehensive education support programs, including generous loan repayment and reimbursement.

Forbes Best Employer

Forbes named VA one of America’s Best Employers in 2022. According to a survey of 60,000 Americans, VA is one of the nation’s top-ranked large employers across 25 different industries. Participants said they were willing to recommend VA as a great place to work to their friends and family.