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Saginaw’s VA hospital recruiting health care workers

SAGINAW, MI — The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center is seeking nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other health care professionals to “serve our nation’s heroes.”

The VA medical center, which operates a medical center in Saginaw and nine outpatient clinics located in Alpena, Bad Axe, Cadillac, Cheboygan, Clare, Gaylord, Grayling, Oscoda and Traverse City, is hiring nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nursing assistants.

The facility offers competitive benefits including vacation and sick leave, federal holidays, thrift savings plan, pension and scholarship opportunities, according to a VA medical center news release.

“We are being proactive with organizational needs to meet the needs of our veterans,” Nurse Recruiter Stacey Payne told MLive/The Saginaw News. “The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center is anticipating a new electronic health record that will place an increased demand on our staff during implementation. By thoughtfully recruiting now, we can have staff in place to make this transition as easy as possible, with our typical turnover that we expect with retirements and staff professional growth.”

Payne said the VA medical center offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salaries vary by position and location, she said.

Click here to learn more about employment opportunities with the VA.

Anyone who is interested in applying should contact Payne at at 989-497-2500, extension 11469, 989-270-8391, or [email protected]

Payne encouraged prospective applicants to create an account on www.usajobs.gov, which allows one to search all federal employment opportunities and receive notifications.

The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw operates an 81-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation community living center. It provides care to more than 36,938 veterans in a 35-county geographic area, from mid-Michigan to the Mackinac Bridge.

Veterans also receive care at nine VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics located throughout Michigan. Learn more at www.saginaw.va.gov.

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