The top 25 “must-have” health care careers right now

Consider your options, including the chance to serve our Veterans


Every year, U.S. News & World Report features a list of the Best Health Care Jobs available, highlighting fast-growing areas where opportunities are abundant. Whether you’re a college student or graduate still deciding what to do with your future, or an experienced professional considering a career change, you have a wide range of options on this list—including the chance to advance treatment for America’s Veterans.

1.) Dentist
2.) Nurse Practitioner
3.) Physician Assistant
4.) Orthodontist
5.) Nurse Anesthetist
6.) Pediatrician
7.) Obstetrician and Gynecologist
8.) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
9.) Optometrist
10.) Surgeon
11.) Nurse Midwife
12.) Physical Therapist
13.) Anesthesiologist
14.) Physician
15.) Psychiatrist
16.) Prosthodontist
17.) Registered Nurse
18.) Occupational Therapist
19.) Podiatrist
20.) Speech-Language Pathologist
21.) Respiratory Therapist
22.) Chiropractor
23.) Pharmacist
24.) Radiation Therapist
25.) Audiologist

As the nation’s largest integrated health care system, VA offers nearly all of these positions along with many more. No matter which one you pursue, you’ll enjoy outstanding benefits such as generous paid time off and other perks that support a healthy work-life balance. What’s more, you’ll feel the unmatched fulfillment that comes with serving those who’ve served our country.

If this sounds like your kind of career, we invite you to explore our open roles and apply for one today.


VA Careers


  1. Maria Martinez    

    Unbelievable arm. Keep up the good work.


    Dully noted, that many consulting firms do this to leverage the resources and increase income. I am working on establishing similar types of partnerships to leverage my company’s resources. This story is very interesting as it relates to a few of the trends that we are seeing in the healthcare arena; there will be some major changes to the industry over the next few years.

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