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Medal of Honor recipient advises HCA colleagues on interacting with veterans

Military and civilian training often differ in their approaches to tasks, but taking the time to listen and discuss differences and concerns creates a more solid team Bob Ingram started his military service in aviation, but an unfortunate event led him to his passion: healthcare. “In boot camp, I caught pneumonia; then in the hospital…
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hiring our heroes
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Hiring Our Heroes: Veteran Shares Transition to HCA through Fellowship Program

HCA Healthcare is a proud partner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program. This collaboration allows corporate partners like HCA to hire veterans and military spouses as Fellows for 12 weeks, prior to their transition from the U.S. Army to civilian life. We were honored to host our first…
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Veterans Day Graphic service to others
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Veterans are the Perfect Fit for HCA

As HCA founder Dr. Thomas Frist wisely stated, “Good people beget good people.” At HCA, we know that being in the military is a service to others, and we believe that being in healthcare is a service to others as well. Whether you are a doctor, information technology specialist, nurse or administrative assistant within HCA,…
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Hiring Veterans

Whenever we talk to a Veteran, the phrase, “thank you for your service to our country” always works its way into the conversation. Veterans and active servicemen and women appreciate hearing those words. I do too, having served in the U.S. Air Force as a member of the Munitions Maintenance Squadron at Edwards Air Force…
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Honoring Our Veterans

We held a parade at our corporate campus in Nashville to honor the more than 4,400 veterans we have working with us company-wide. We even had a couple drummers from Vanderbilt lead the way! Here’s a short clip with remarks from CEO Richard Bracken. Thank you for all you do!
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Hiring 1 Million Veterans

Today, there are 12 million veterans in the civilian workforce (we have over 4,400 at HCA alone). Over one million veterans are currently unemployed. One of the reasons behind this is employers don’t always know how to match military talent with their open positions. To help address this problem, the US Chamber of Commerce launched…
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