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VA St. Louis Health Care System

Local Features

Thumbnail Operating Room Hiring EventVA St Louis HCS OR Hiring Event
Nov 5, 2016, the VA St Louis is hosting an OR hiring event at the John Cochran division. OR nurses must have at least one year of OR experience. We are hiring OR nurses, OR educator and OR Nurse Manager.
Thumbnail sized picture of a stethoscope and some wording.St. Louis VAHCS Docs Among the Best in the Nation
September 30, 2016 The medical knowledge company, Best Doctors, Inc has included 32 physicians who provide patient care at the VA St. Louis Health Care System in the 2015-2016 edition of The Best Doctors in America.
Welcome Home ImageWelcome Home
Veterans and their families are invited to join us for music, food, fun, informational booths and a great celebration of their dedication and service to our country. We are committed to helping make each service member’s
VA ST Louis health care System8th Annual Sweat with the Vets
The 8th Annual “Sweat with the Vets” 5K run, walk and roll will be held Saturday, October 24th at the scenic and beautiful Jefferson Barracks Division of the VA St. Louis Health Care System.
VA St. Louis Health Care System John Cochran DivisionVA St Louis Health Care System Recognized
VA St Louis Health Care System has been named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.
Sample of the new redesigned look to VA web sites.Re-Designed VA Web Sites
You gave us your opinions and we listened to what you had to say. The VA re-designed its web sites with a new look that will help you access information with intuitive and easy-to-use navigation.
John Cochran Medical CenterSt. Louis Women Veterans Program Expanding
St. Louis VA provides women veterans new and improved health services
John CochranGoodbye Paper Medical Records
Electronic patient medical records make paper records obsolete
Logo for Telephone Lifestyle CoachingTLC – Telephone Lifestyle Coaching
Veterans and VA health care providers have a new program to improve Veteran well-being. Telephone Lifestyle Coaching (TLC) enhances the quality of care by providing services when and where Veterans want them.
VA Chaplain ServiceReclaim, renew and rekindle your relationships
RECLAIM the foundation on which your marriage was built; RENEW your trust and commitment to your partner; REKINDLE the love that drew you together.

From the Veterans Health Administration

A male wearing a BDU jacket speaking with a male counselor.Can Spiritual Therapy Ease Your PTSD Symptoms?
A researcher associated with the Augusta VA in Georgia is conducting a survey to see if Veterans coping with PTSD might be interested in having spirituality introduced into their therapy.
Surgeons looking at x-rays of patientImportant Office that Most People Have Never Heard
VA's National Center for Patient Safety is dedicated to preventing inadvertent harm or injury to Veteran patients. It's the engine under the hood that keeps things running smoothly and safely.
Fruit and Vegetable bowl Ten Ways to Eat Wisely - A Focus on Nutrition
VA encourages Veterans to focus on healthful eating. You don't need to change the way you eat overnight. Take your time, make small smart changes in your diet and you'll feel better and be healthier.
VAMC Director Isaacks visits with Veteran patientMarine Continues to Serve by Serving Veterans
David Isaacks served in the Marine Corps from 1998 to 2005. Today he continues to serve his country by serving Veterans as director of the Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
Lead Yoga Therapist Nancy Schalk.Can Yoga Ease Your PTSD? VA Wants to Find Out
A clinical research psychologist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Indiana is exploring the effects Yoga might have on Veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Concert, band playing on the stageVA's National Salute to Veteran Patients
Concerts, Valentines, and a lot of Americans saying Thank You, all part of VA's National Salute to Veteran Patients. Along with a chance for you to learn how you can volunteer to help our heroes.
Image of a Veteran holding a small rock.  A Journey to Vietnam, and Reconciliation
In December 2016 a group of Veterans along with VA providers and academics from around the country met in Vietnam to jointly experience a spiritual pilgrimage to facilitate recovery from the war.
Images of Julian Scadden at the bedside of a dying Veteran. Army Veteran Spends His Days Comforting the Dying
Nine years ago Julian Scadden, a 67-year-old Vietnam-Era Veteran who works as a housekeeper at the Denver VA, found his true calling in life: comforting dying Veterans on the hospital's hospice unit
Image of a group therapy session featuring both men and women.VA Giving Strength to Couples in Crisis
The Baltimore VA's Strength at Home program is designed to help Veterans who are experiencing physical or verbal abuse in their relationships, but don't know how to end the circle of violence.
Writer-Editor Rebekah E. Rickner interviews Veteran Richard BryeHonoring the Voices and Experiences of Veterans
My Life, My Story. A unique VA project that lets Veterans tell their VA care team about their life and careers, who they are as a person and then have their story added to their VA medical record.

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