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When it comes to finding the best healthcare professionals, we look for individuals who are driven by a higher calling. People who act efficiently and effectively, and want to build a better world. These are just a few of the traits we find in our nation’s veterans.

Our Values Are Why We Serve.

And that’s something we believe veterans can really connect with. For us, our core values are not empty ideas, but the driving force behind our work. Nothing can match your service to our country, but – guided by these core values – you can still make a difference in the lives of civilians here at Tenet.

  • Quality
  • Innovation
  • Service
  • Integrity
  • Transparency

Making Your Next Mission A Success.

Our team in human resources is available to help you transition and launch a civilian career that you can believe in. From embracing our corporate culture (with custom onboarding and support) to connecting you with tools, training and mentors, at Tenet there’s always someone ready to help.

Transition Your Resume.

Whether you were a Private First Class in the Army, a Petty Officer 3rd Class in the Navy or had another profession in another branch, there are marketable skills you developed in your career that can apply to the civilian workplace. Click the button below for tips to ensure that whoever reads your resume understands exactly how they can put those skills to work.

Resume Tips

Identify Your Core Value

Think beyond the specific function you carried out and identify the core value, skill or expertise you brought to the table. For example, a sharpshooter would have led small teams to carry out high-priority objectives with minimal room for failure – all in high-pressure situations. To a civilian HR manager, that’s a great example of leadership, attention to detail and the ability to work under strict deadlines.

Show What Translates

Many military careers (like being a telecommunication technician, financial management technician or healthcare specialist) frequently have closely related civilian careers. The technical skills developed for those military professions should be included in your resume – they’ll make you stand out as the right candidate.

Highlight Team Talents

From high-ranking officers and unit commanders to teammates and subordinates, a military career requires working with a variety of personalities. The same interpersonal skills you learned to complete your tasks and get your team to work cohesively are just as valued in the civilian workplace. Make sure your resume reflects them.

Display Military-Grade Leadership

Any leadership experience or training that is acquired in the military is also highly valued by civilian employers. From heading a skilled team to overseeing subcontractors, your ability to bring the best out of the people you work with can be extremely valuable.

Connect With Us

For more information on the Tenet Veterans Recruitment Program, enter your information below so our Talent Acquisition team can reach out. Alternatively, contact veterans@tenethealth.com.

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“I have been in the US Army now going on 30 years. The skills I have accumulated in the service have helped me a great deal with Tenet. I can take those skills I learned in the military and use them here at the hospital. The Tenet family here has been great.”

– Ray, RN, BSN San Antonio, TX/Mission Trail Baptist Hospital

Find Camaraderie In Our Team

Veterans hold many positions across Tenet, from Associate Administrator to VP of Hospital Operations and Hospital Chief Executive Officer. Here’s what our veterans have to say.

  • Mark Lisa, CEO, Twin Cities Community Hospital

    Mark Lisa

    Chief Executive Officer

    Twin Cities Community Hospital

    LT, MSC - U.S. Navy (Retired)

    “As a Navy hospital corpsman, and later as a Medical Service Corps officer, I enjoyed being part of a team of professionals dedicated to a goal that was bigger than any one of us individually. Now as a Tenet hospital CEO, I get to set strategic vision and lead a superior team of professionals in the attainment of numerous goals in a dynamic and challenging environment. Tenet is a values-driven organization that continues to fulfill my professional desires.”

  • Kyle Burtnett, SVP, Outpatient Services - Home Office

    Kyle Burtnett

    President and Chief Integration Officer

    USPI Ambulatory

    Captain - U.S. Air Force

    “There are a lot of parallels between the military and working in the healthcare industry. Both are mission driven, and both have you doing something for the greater good. The focus on integrity and serving a higher purpose has remained consistent and is something I valued in the military and was glad to see transfer over to my employer.”

  • Sandra Balboa, Chief HR Officer, Sierra Providence East Medical Center

    Sandra Balboa

    Chief HR Officer

    Sierra Providence East Medical Center

    U.S. Army

    “Being a soldier gave me a unique perspective, and appreciation for the extent to which thoughtful planning, clear communication and timely execution correlate to the success of an operation.”