Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
CRNA opportunity at the Eugene Veterans Affairs Health Care Center in Eugene, OR
Practice patient centered care while servicing our Nation’s Heroes. The Eugene, OR Veterans Affairs Health Care Center is looking for a CRNA to join our Team. The Eugene HCC is part the VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHS) which consists of one Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility located in Roseburg, OR, and three Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC). The Roseburg campus consists of 114 acres and 42 buildings. VARHS offers primary care and hospital services in medicine, surgery and mental health for the 56,000 veterans who reside in Central and Southern Oregon and Northern California.
Recreation and fitness opportunities are everywhere in the university town of Eugene, Oregon. Rated as one of the top ten cycling cities in the U.S., Eugene has miles and miles of biking, walking and jogging paths. The paths are built along the Willamette River, through parks and gardens, and even next to shopping centers. Canoes and kayaks can be rented for a pleasant day boating on the Willamette River. For picnicking, camping, swimming, water skiing or sailing, Fern Ridge Lake is just outside of town. Fern Ridge Lake is also great for anglers, supplying trout, crappie, bass and catfish in the spring. If you prefer whitewater rafting, Eugene is close to the McKenzie River, with Class II and Class III rapids.
Eugene's University of Oregon campus is also a tourist attraction. The 250 acre campus, called the U of O, has architecturally pleasing buildings, some dating back to the 1870s, shady, tree-lined footpaths and beautiful landscaping. There are several museums to visit. The U of O Museum of Art has an excellent collection of Asian art, as well as African art, Russian icon paintings, Rodin sculptures and changing exhibits. The U of O Museum of Natural History focuses on Oregon's ancient people and animals, as well as changing exhibits on other cultures.
Known for its cultural events, Eugene is the home of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. The Hult Center offers ballets, symphonies and opera in several halls. The internationally known Oregon Bach Festival, featuring more than 40 concerts at the University's Beall Concert Hall and the Hult Center, includes the music of Bach, Brahms, Mozart and other classic composers as well the music of 20th century artists. The Center has free tours every Thursday and Saturday.
Eugene is also noted as being a home to alternative lifestyles, with reminders of the 1960s seen throughout the city. The Oregon Country Fair, held in late July, is a combination of outdoor musical festival and renaissance crafts fair, with lots of 60s overtones thrown in. The outdoor Saturday Market features arts and crafts, food booths and music. Held each Saturday from April to mid-December, it's a good place to shop for unique craft items.
All these activities and more make Eugene, Oregon's second largest city, a popular travel destination.
Wine tasting is always fun, and there are several vineyards and wineries within 30 miles of Eugene. Hinman Vineyards, specializing in a European vintage style, offers tours and tasting daily. Secret House Winery, which features Chardonnay, Riesling, and sparkling wines, also has daily wine tasting. For more information about these vineyards, visit their links in the Places to
Department of Veterans Affairs offers Veterans the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the United States. We operate more than 1,400 sites of care, including 153 medical centers, 909 ambulatory and community-based outpatient clinics, 135 nursing homes, 232 Veterans centers, 47 readjustment counseling centers, and 108 comprehensive home-care programs, across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories.
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About U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Ken Mitchell
More than 6.3 million Veterans and their families turn to us for care every year, and it is our duty to provide them with the best health care available. Our team of 250,000 full-time employees and 90,000 health professional trainees work together on interdisciplinary care teams to deliver critical services to our Nation’s Veterans. From Iraqi Freedom service members to those who survived WWII, our Veterans need us. We renewed our focus on increasing access to care by beginning one of our largest hiring initiatives ever. With challenging cases and advanced equipment, VA offers careers for physicians and nurses at all acuity levels, from primary care to subspecialties. Our interdisciplinary careers offer growth opportunities for mental health and rehabilitative service providers.