Merritt Hawkins Team | January 11, 2018
By Travis Singleton and JB TannerJob vacancy data at Veterans Affairs healthcare facilities obtained by USA Today show that about one in six VA positions (nearly 41,000) went unfilled last year. The data also show that more than 5,100 physicians are needed across the VA system. Due largely to physician vacancies, wait times for veterans to see a physician remain long at many VA locations.
Both vacancies and wait times could be reduced if more doctors knew about the benefits of working at one of the nation’s 152 hospitals and 1,400 clinics that treat veterans. These include:
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