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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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NEWS RELEASE: Omaha VA Medical Center to Host Nursing Career Fair, Jan. 19

January 5, 2017

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Office of Public Affairs

Contact: Will Ackerman, Director, Communication & Voluntary Service

Office: (402) 995-4719 Cell: (402) 332-6780




OMAHA, Neb. — VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is hosting a nursing career fair from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., Jan. 19, in the Education Conference Room at the Omaha VA Medical Center, 4101 Woolworth Ave.

Many career nursing opportunities are available for registered and licensed practical nurses, and nurse practitioners in areas that include medical surgical, simulation instructor, inpatient mental health and primary care.

From tuition assistance to nursing leadership programs, VA helps nurses develop the skills that will last a lifetime. VA offers nurses a competitive compensation and a great benefits package.

You’ll be joining the nation’s largest integrated health care network that is the most-technologically advanced in the United States. You’ll also be providing high-quality care that independent experts say leads the nation in quality care and patient satisfaction.

The best part is you’ll be implementing evidence-based practice guidelines that make a difference for more than 55,000 veterans served at the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System.

Learn more about VA nursing careers, benefits and compensation, and current career openings in Omaha at

To learn more about joining the local VA health care team, attend the career fair Jan. 19 or call Human Resources at 402-995-4947 and ask for Jennifer Rutkowski.




About VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

The VA NWIHCS is a Joint Commission-accredited, level-1b facility, which consists of a tertiary medical center in Omaha, Neb., and a larger clinic in Lincoln, and the medical center in Grand Island – which includes a community living center – five community-based outpatient clinics and one contract clinic. VA NWIHCS is part of the VA Midwest Health Care Network and serves an estimated Veteran population of 161,000 in 101 counties in Nebraska, western Iowa, Kansas and Missouri.