Why VEMA

At VEMA, we recognize that high-quality patient care starts with providers who feel respected, fulfilled, and satisfied at work. We are proud to offer:
  • The opportunity to work in a progressive, family-oriented environment
  • A supportive team of professionals who work together as a cohesive unit
  • Strong relationships among nursing and hospital administration
  • Long term, stable contracts at both hospitals (20+ years)
  • An entrepreneurial environment with a strong business framework to support your efforts
  • Freedom to take initiative and execute your ideas and innovations
  • The opportunity to work for a leadership team that is dedicated to your personal and professional development
  • Desired location, top hospitals

    VEMA team members enjoy living and working in the DC Metro area, where there are unlimited opportunities for entertainment, recreation, and relaxation. We consider it a privilege to work at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and Fauquier Hospital, both of which offer exceptional ancillary services, including 24/7 MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Sono capabilities.
  • Inova Fair Oaks earned an A in patient safety in 2015; nationwide, only 31% of hospitals receive an A rating
  • Inova Fair Oaks is ranked as one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the country (Truven Analytics 2013)
  • Inova Fair Oaks is ranked as one of Leapfrog's Best Hospitals in the Country (2012) the only hospital in Virginia to receive that award
  • Fauquier was among the first five hospitals in the nation to obtain Patient-Centered Care designation, and is the only hospital in Virginia to receive that award
  • Since 2000, Fauquier has been a Planetree-designated hospital, a distinction that highlights Fauquier's all-encompassing commitment to innovative, holistic healthcare.
  • Hospitals

    Both Fair Oaks Hospital and Fauquier Hospital have been recognized time and again for their outstanding services and high patient satisfaction. We are proud to work at these superb hospitals, where the focus is always on excellent patient-centered care.

    Fauqier Health

    Fauquier Health

    500 Hospital Drive, Warrenton, VA

    Fauquier Hospital is a 97-bed community hospital, located 75 miles from the scenic Shenandoah National Park and 48 miles from Washington D.C. Fauquier is a fully-accredited Chest Pain Center and Stroke Center with cutting-edge technology, including low-dose 3D mammography services, large-bore MRI, and lower radiation CT scanners.

    A recipient of The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, Fauquier is a smaller medical community with a tight-knit staff. Fauquier was established in 1925 and became part of LifePoint Hospitals in 2013. Built in 1999 and located in the charming community of Warrenton, the hospital itself is beautiful and modern.

    Since 2000, Fauquier has been a Planetree designated patient-centered hospital, a distinction that highlights Fauquier's commitment to innovative, holistic healthcare. The Planetree designation focuses on excellence in ten different areas including:
    • Patient-friendly hospital layout and interior design
    • Healthy, delicious food
    • Hospital-wide music and art for a relaxing, comfortable environment
    • Customized patient and family education
    • Massage, meditation, and yoga
    • Innovative therapies, including pet therapy
    Learn more about Fauquier's Planetree philosophy.
    Inova Fair oaks

    Inova Fair Oaks

    3600 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA

    Located 20 miles from DC in Fairfax, VA, Inova Fair Oaks is a 182-bed acute care community hospital that has received numerous awards, distinctions, and accolades.
    • In 2017, Truven Analytics named Inova Fair Oaks one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the country; this is the fourth time the hospital has received this honor
    • In 2015, Fair Oaks received an A patient safety rating from The Leapfrog Group; only 31% of hospitals received an A grade nationwide
    • In 2012, Fair Oaks was the only hospital in Virginia to be listed as one of Leapfrog's Best Hospitals in the Country
    • Fair Oaks consistently scores in the 95th percentile for physician satisfaction
    The entire team at Fair Oaks shares a commitment to innovative, patient-centered care. When VEMA physicians created the Simulation Lab at Fair Oaks in 2011, it was the first of its kind in Northern Virginia. The Simulation Lab offers the entire ER team including physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, techs, and hospital staff the opportunity to train with adult and baby mannequins. By practicing critical skills in a calm, controlled environment, team members become more efficient and confident in an emergency situation. In the near future, VEMA physicians plan to acquire a neonatal mannequin, so that they'll be even better prepared to treat the youngest patients.  

    Learn more about the Fair Oaks Simulation Lab.

    The Area

    The Washington metropolitan area is an exciting place to live and work. With hospital locations in Fairfax and Warrenton, VEMA providers enjoy the benefits of suburban life with easy access to all that DC has to offer. In and around DC, there are unlimited opportunities for entertainment and exercise, from professional sporting events, art exhibits, and historical landmarks to beaches, skiing, and hiking just a short drive away. We enjoy fine dining, fabulous shopping, award-winning theatre, beautiful parks, bike trails, golf courses, and hundreds of free things to do and see including monuments, memorials, and museums. The quality of life in the DC area is truly exceptional.

    Fairfax, Virginia is widely recognized for its excellent schools, thriving businesses, and exceptional quality of life. With a charming downtown area and a population of about 25,000, Fairfax is just 20 miles from downtown DC. It offers the best of both worlds: the quaint feel of a small town with close proximity to bustling Washington. Forbes Magazine recently named Fairfax one of the best places to live in the U.S., and residents often praise the city's outstanding infrastructure, plentiful cultural amenities, and gorgeous parks. Fairfax hosts a number of exciting events year-round that attract thousands of visitors, including outdoor concerts and the annual Chocolate Lovers Festival.

    Known as Virginia Horse Country, Fauquier County holds several equestrian events every year, including the International Gold Cup Races. Fauquier County is also recognized for its many award-winning wineries and vineyards, most of which offer a variety of wine tasting festivals and events. Located less than an hour away from Washington, DC, the town of Warrenton is nestled among rolling hills and lush farmland. Warrenton's downtown area includes historic homes, brick sidewalks, and friendly residents who enjoy the town's vibrant arts scene and rich agriculture. Nearby, the beautiful Shenandoah National Park offers breathtaking views and unlimited opportunities to explore the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

    Top Schools

    Northern Virginia's K-12 schools have been recognized year after year for their outstanding teachers, high-performing students, and excellent resources. With a diverse, first-rate curriculum for every student at every level, local schools are consistently ranked among the top across the United States.

    Recreation

    No matter what your interests, the DC area offers endless opportunities for every activity. In DC and Northern Virginia, there are dozens of state parks, hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, and world-renowned golf courses. Some of the nation's most beautiful mountains and rivers are right in our backyard, and beaches and ski resorts are just a few hours away.

    World-Class Dining

    Food is serious business in the DC metro area. But you don't have to be a foodie to appreciate the diverse offerings all over the area. Here you'll find every cuisine imaginable at every price point, from food trucks and casual dining to some of the most exquisite, upscale restaurants in the world.

    Rich History

    In this area, monuments and memorials dot the landscape and history comes alive in our numerous museums. Whether you're touring the Smithsonian, walking through George Washington's Mount Vernon home, or paying homage at Civil War sites or the World War II Memorial, you'll never run out of places to discover our heritage and celebrate our history.

    Entertainment

    Around here, there is always something to see. We enjoy internationally-acclaimed concerts, dance performances, theater, and art shows all over the DC region. Year round, there are film, food, and wine festivals, cultural celebrations, and a variety of events for people of all ages. DC is also a first-rate sports town, with men's and women's professional teams in every major American sport.

    Shopping

    Whether you're looking for a deal or you're ready to splurge, the DC area has it all. Across the national capital region, there are charming boutiques, multiple outlet malls,antiques shopping, farmers markets, and world-class department stores.

    Easy Public Transit

    The DC region boasts an excellent transportation system, including multiple international airports, a huge network of bus lines, and a growing web of local and commuter trains. The Washington Metro recently began expanding train service beyond the beltway with the Sliver Line, a much-anticipated extension that is making it easier and faster to travel between DC and the outlying suburbs.

    Stable Economy

    Largely due to the dozens of federal agencies based in the DC Metro area as well as abundant government contracts Northern Virginia's economy is strong and growing. Many other industries are thriving in this area as well, from real estate and tourism to technology and a variety of start-ups. Often cited as the most affluent region in the U.S., Northern Virginia has a low unemployment rate and a large concentration of highly-educated, highly-skilled workers.