About the Hampton VA Medical Center - Hampton VA Medical Center
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Hampton VA Medical Center

 

About the Hampton VA Medical Center

Located along the historic banks of the Chesapeake Bay, the Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) is a world class facility with highly skilled and compassionate staff.  The medical center is a leader in technology and innovation providing health care services to Veterans in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.  The Hampton VAMC is a tertiary care, Complexity Level 2 hospital.  Hampton VAMC provides comprehensive primary and specialty care in medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. The Medical Center is geographically positioned among one of the largest DoD active duty and military retiree populations in the United States.  As a result, the Medical Center has seen a 7% increase among Veterans seeking VA care.  The Hampton VAMC recently opened a state-of-the-art Women’s Clinic designed to provide gender specific care under one roof.  Additional expansions at the medical center include the Spinal Cord Injury Unit and Mental Health Unit.  Rich with history, the medical center is proud to be the health care provider of choice for Hampton Roads Veterans.

Community-based Outpatient Clinics:

In addition to our main facility in Hampton, we offer services in two outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in Elizabeth City, N.C., Chesapeake, Va. and Virginia Beach, Va.

Mission:

Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well being.

VHA Vision Statement:

VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.

Core Values - "I CARE"

  • Integrity: Act with high moral principle.  Adhere to the highest professional standards.  Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
  • Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries.  Be driven by an earnest belief in VA's mission.  Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
  • Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
  • Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it
  • Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement.  Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.
Daisy Award

The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem) Award is an international recognition program that honors and celebrates the skillful, compassionate care nurses provide every day. The DAISY Foundation was established by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from complications of the auto-immune disease ITP in 1999. During his hospitalization, they deeply appreciated the care and compassion shown to Patrick and his entire family. When he died, they felt compelled to say “thank you” to nurses in a very public way. To learn more, visit DAISYFoundation.org

If your life has also been touched by an extraordinary Nurse, please take this opportunity to tell us about your experience. The DAISY Nursing Recognition Program’s goal is to recognize and encourage compassionate and dedicated care among VA Nurses. To say “Thank You” in a special way, you may nominate a VA Nurse for a DAISY Award, by completing this DAISY Nomination Form. Please share your story of how a VA Nurse made a difference in your healthcare! 

Note: Nomination form located on the right side of this page under resources.