Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center #KeepUPWorking in Dickinson County

Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center has hired 163 individuals in the Upper Peninsula and northern Wisconsin throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for a video from the Iron Mountain VA recognizing and honoring their employees.

About Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center 

The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center (OGJVAMC) is celebrating 70 years of serving Veterans this year. The medical center is located in Iron Mountain, MI and oversees seven clinics in Ironwood, Hancock, Marquette, Sault Ste. Marie, Menominee, Manistique, MI and Rhinelander, WI. The facility was named in honor of Oscar G. Johnson, a local WWII Veteran and Medal of Honor recipient. OGJVAMC employs more than 760 staff at its main facility and community-based outreach clinics and is one of the largest employers in Dickinson County, MI. OGJVAMC annually serves over 20,000 Veterans in 24 counties (15 in MI and 9 in WI).

OGJVAMC is consistently rated as 1 of 8 VA hospitals in the top 10% of all VA hospitals in terms of patient satisfaction since 2012. It is ranked 1st in “Employee Satisfaction” and 3rd “Best Place to Work.” The facility was awarded the “Best Experience Award” in July 2019 and again in February 2020 in the small level facility category. 

We are honored to serve the brave men and women who’ve sacrificed so much to protect our country. As our local mission statement states, we are “Focused on Excellence – Putting Veterans First.” 

Learn more by visiting https://www.ironmountain.va.gov/.

Working at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center

Working at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center (OGJVAMC) offers the unique opportunity to give back to America’s greatest heroes. We are a leader in patient satisfaction and pride ourselves on providing patient-centered care in a health care system designed specifically to meet Veterans’ needs.

OGJVAMC employs more than 760 staff at its main facility and seven community-based outreach clinics in Ironwood, Hancock, Marquette, Sault Ste. Marie, Menominee, Manistique, MI and Rhinelander, WI. It is one of the largest employers in Dickinson County, MI. OGJVAMC annually serves over 20,000 Veterans in 24 counties (15 in MI and 9 in WI). Approximately 30% of our workforce are Veterans. 

Out of 128 VA hospitals in the country, OGJVAMC is ranked 1st in “Employee Satisfaction” and 3rd “Best Place to Work.” OGJVAMC offers a great work/life balance, training and development opportunities (national and local), exceptional benefits and opportunities for advancement. 

Benefits: 

  • Excellent insurance
  • Thrift Savings Plan for retirement 
  • 13 to 26 days paid annual (vacation/personal) leave
  • 13 sick days annually with no limit on accumulation
  • 10 paid federal holidays

Grow with the OGJVAMC

Veterans may be eligible for direct-hire. Veterans interested in employment may contact 906-774-3300 ext. 32281 or ext. 32280 for more information. 

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