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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System


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AMVETS presented their annual Silver Helmet Award to SLVHCS director Fernando O. Rivera March 9.VA director receives AMVETS Silver Helmet Award
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System is proud to announce that Fernando O. Rivera received the American Veterans (AMVETS) Silver Helmet Award for Civil Service at the annual AMVETS Silver Helmet Gala March 9.
Nurse Recruitment Fair Saturday March 10Nurse Recruitment Fair Saturday March 10
SLVHCS will host a Nurses Hiring Event March 10, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., at 2400 Canal St. in New Orleans. SLVHCS has openings in our MED/SURG area, operating room, intensive care, community living center, and mental health.
Dr. Jamie ButhForum for Equality presents 2017 Acclaim Award
The Forum for Equality honored Associate Chief of Staff for Primary Care Dr. Jamie Buth with the 2017 Acclaim Award for Health in recognition of her service and her advocacy for transgender Veterans.
Teaching Kitchen graduate and Veteran Michael Brumfield in the SLVHCS canteen kitchen.Teaching kitchen helps Veteran in new job
The Teaching Kitchen - a SLVHCS partner program with Volunteers of America and Fresh Food Factor - gives Veterans like Michael Brumfield the tools and training for success in the culinary profession.
Veteran Louis Richard and therapist Zina WhiteFirst Veteran patient completes pulmonary rehab
Army and Air Force Veteran Louis Richard was the first patient to complete a pulmonary rehabilitation program in the new pulmonary therapy exercise room in the new Veterans medical center.
SLVHCS Opthalmologist Dr. James Diamond examines a patient.SLVHCS opthalmologist newest hall of fame inductee
SLVHCS Ophthalmologist Dr. James Diamond has been inducted into the 2017 Retina Hall of Fame for his significant achievements in the practice of vitreoretinal medicine and contributions to the retina subspecialty.
Veterans can receive their flu shot at a drive through clinic at the New Orleans Veterans medical center and Baton Rouge South clinic Oct. 7.Drive-Thru flu shots for Veterans!
Veterans are receiving inoculations at drive-through flu shot clinics in New Orleans and Baton Rouge Oct. 7. Putting innovative ideas into action like this improves access to quality health care for Veterans.
VA researcher Dr. Franck Mauvais-JarvisVA Diabetes Researcher Awarded Grant
VA researcher Dr. Franck Mauvais-Jarvis was recently awarded a VA research grant for being the principal investigator in groundbreaking research on the role of male and female hormones in diabetes.
Post 9/11 Veterans discuss ways to improve VA care during the 2016 discussion group.2017 Post-9/11 Veterans Discussion Group
Registration to participate in SLVHCS' 2017 Post-9/11 Veterans Discussion Group is open from June 5-July 28. The event takes place Aug. 3 inside the Baton Rouge South Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
New Orleans Nurses Hiring Fair April 8, 2017Nurses Hiring Fair
A Hiring Fair for RNs and LPNs was held April 8 at New Orleans Veterans medical center from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. More than 500 perspective employees visited to compete for positions in the new Veterans medical center.

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