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We know the positive difference that hiring veterans can make.

As a nationally recognized military-friendly employer for ten consecutive years, we’re proud to hire thousands of veterans, as well as spouses of active duty military, each year.

Our program helps transitioning veterans and military spouses into civilian careers, provides active duty benefits and job flexibility for veterans, military spouses, guard and reservists. If you're a veteran leaving the military and are interested in healthcare, apply for one of our open positions.

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One of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare is made up of 182 hospitals and 2,300 sites of care that include freestanding emergency rooms, urgent care centers, physician clinics and surgery centers located in 21 US states and the United Kingdom.

As of December 2022


Military Veterans and Military Spouses Hired Since 2012

12+ years

Military Friendly and Military Spouse Friendly Employer


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Caring for those who have served

We are driven by our mission to care for and improve human life. And because we’re committed to improving more lives in more ways—from our patients to our colleagues and the communities we serve—we see our purpose as bigger than ourselves. Our mission, our inclusive work environment and our culture of service makes HCA Healthcare the ideal employer for veterans.

Since 2012, we’ve hired more than 40,000 military veterans and military spouses. Through the Patriot Partnership Program, we provide specialized training to our organization’s medical residents and fellows. And as part of the Hiring 100,000 Military Spouses Coalition, we’ve hired more than 9,800 military spouses.

Benefits - You've earned it

Choose the benefits that best fit your needs

HCA Healthcare provides veteran team members with flexible financial and non-financial rewards through the HCA Total Rewards program. The program makes it easy to choose the benefits that best fit the needs of veterans and their families, to create a valuable employment experience.

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Salary differential

Employees who take leave to report for active duty may be eligible for supplemental pay to the extent their gross regular pay (including shift differentials) exceeds their gross pay from the military up to $9,615 biweekly or $20,833 monthly.
To determine the pay for employees on military leave, visit the Defense Finance and Accounting Service website.

Call to active duty

All classifications of employees (full time, part time, PRN and temporary) are covered by Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). Former employees of affiliates with five years or less of military service or employees returning from active duty leave have a right to be re-employed or reinstated to the same or comparable position they held prior to active duty, including restoration of pay rate and benefits that would have been attained had the employee not been absent due to active duty military service.

Military Spouses

HCA Healthcare recognizes the value Military Spouses bring to our organization. If you are an HCA Healthcare Colleague and your spouse is being PCS’ed, contact our Military Affairs Team and allow us to assist you with remaining as part of the HCA Healthcare Team.

To get in touch with the Military Affairs Team, please contact

[email protected]

Honors and Recognitions

HCA Healthcare’s dedication to excellent, compassionate care – and the huge variety of locations and career paths – makes us the ideal place for veterans to transition to a civilian career, and for military spouses to grow their career as they support their family members in service.

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