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Rural jobs

Enjoy a change of pace and a small-town lifestyle with a job at one of VA’s many rural facilities. Earn incentives and experience an improved life/work balance while caring for Veterans.

Rural job openings

Through the PACT ACT, we’re making major investments to bring top talent to our rural facilities around the nation. Explore locations from coast to coast and discover your perfect fit.

You’re able to shine up here, because it’s just a smaller community. We are a little bit slower pace but I think it’s 10 times better for that.

Samantha Kurtz
Lead X-Ray Technician

Help rural Veterans access care

Breaking down barriers to health care for rural Veterans is fundamental to our work at VA. You can be part of the solution — explore a career serving Veterans today.

We’re undertaking a nationwide hiring surge to recruit health care providers and support staff to our rural facilities. 

Your expertise can make a difference for the nearly 5 million Veterans who reside in rural communities, where distance can make access to care a challenge.  Through recent efforts like the PACT Act, we can offer recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives. If you’re a health care provider in the private sector, we might be able to buy out your contract in exchange for providing your expertise in rural areas.

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