Denis McDonough

Denis McDonough

McDonough says ‘tighter fiscal picture’ at VA requires careful planning to continue health care hiring

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to keep hiring for its health care workforce this year, but at lower levels than last year.

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VHA tells leaders to rescind job offers only as a ‘last resort’ to manage size of health care workforce

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VA sexual harassment investigation recommends firing, recouping bonuses from supervisors

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Special salary rate gives VHA ‘more robust,’ longer-term tools to hire and keep HR staff

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‘Enough is enough.’ Transgender vet advocates sue VA over stalled coverage of gender confirmation surgery

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/Kiyoshi TannoWashington DC/USA Mar 25 2019/Signboard of United States Department of Veterans Affairs(VA).The VA stands in front of Lafayette Square Park in the north of the White House.

VA’s IT shop touts top spot on governmentwide scorecard in push for higher employee satisfaction

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(AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, testifies before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

VA tapping into special pay authorities to make in-demand hires

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VA launches ‘full hiring initiative’ for mental health care amid uptick in veteran suicides

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

VA’s historic hiring surge leads to all-time record for veteran care and benefits

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VA launches AI Tech Sprint to reduce burnout among health care employees

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking at artificial intelligence tools to accelerate its work reducing burnout among its health care workforce.

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough

VA ‘aggressively’ using workforce retention tools — with more coming soon

The Veterans Health Administration far exceeded its hiring goals for fiscal 2023, and is retaining health care workers at levels it hasn’t seen since…

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Secretary of Veterans Affairs nominee Denis McDonough

McDonough: VA ‘building our lists’ of excepted employees, as government shutdown threat looms

The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing for a potential government shutdown — drawing up a list of which VA employees would be furloughed during a lapse in appropriations, and which employees would remain on the job.

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