US Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Reviews about "good benefits"

Updated Jan 23, 2021

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US Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough
Denis McDonough
254 Ratings
Pros
  • "Hourly wage is much higher than anywhere else with great benefits if working full time(in 438 reviews)

  • "Good benefits for all employees(in 322 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Less pay than the private sector(in 92 reviews)

  • "Upper management needs to be more transparent(in 87 reviews)

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    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great benefits, low pay

      Jan 21, 2021 - Pharmacist in West Haven, CT
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      Pros

      Good benefits, especially time off, healthcare and retirement.

      Cons

      Low pay for a pharmacist comparatively.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      VA NP

      Jan 17, 2021 - Nurse Practitioner in Providence, RI
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, care for their patients, pretty good benefits.

      Cons

      Community hospital (not major medical center), constant construction (not necessarily bad).

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place for nurses just out of school

      Jan 10, 2021 - Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 
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      Pros

      Good benefits, educational opportunities, and sense of purpose serving veterans

      Cons

      Bureaucracy is maddening, complacency among long serving staff makes change very difficult

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Jxn CBOC

      Jan 23, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Jackson, TN
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      Pros

      VA has very good benefits and competitive salary. 5 weeks paid vacation. 12 sick days per year. 12 paid holidays

      Cons

      short-staffed all the time, expected to do 2-3 person job duties with no overtime availibilty

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Supports veterans

      Jan 7, 2021 - Maintenance in Brooklyn, NY
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      Pros

      Good benefits,health coverage,friendly environment,mental groups for combat veterans

      Cons

      No room for improvement,micro managing,not enough equipment for the job,Supervision below average,No chain of command

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Overall decent

      Jan 6, 2021 - Registered Nurse in Atlanta, GA
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      Pros

      Good benefits, vacation, pension and the pay can be decent with good evaluation

      Cons

      Bureaucracy can slow the process of a lot of things.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Clinic

      Jan 15, 2021 - Nurse Practitioner in Portland, OR
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      Pros

      Benefits are good. Federal holidays

      Cons

      Limited options for promotion to management

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Fair wages excellent benefits

      Jan 1, 2021 - Physical Therapist in Long Beach, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fair wages and good benefits

      Cons

      Red tape sometimes promotions take long time

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

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      Jan 12, 2021 - Administrative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Veteran friendly, Good benefits package.

      Cons

      career opportunities are base off who you know. Sometimes jobs posted do not match job being hired for.

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Staff Nurse

      Jan 13, 2021 - Administrative Office in Ann Arbor, MI
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      Pros

      5 weeks vacation good benefits Adequate orientation

      Cons

      Not much diversity in leadership positions. Staff Nurses not easily promoted, after education, or certification.

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