OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise –"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
The Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) supports the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) mission. The mission of the Veterans Healthcare System is to serve the needs of America's veterans by providing primary care, specialized care, and related medical and social support services. To accomplish this mission, VHA needs to be a comprehensive, integrated healthcare system that provides excellence in health care value, excellence in service as defined by its customers, and excellence in education and research, and needs to be an organization characterized by exceptional accountability and by being an employer of choice.
The Oklahoma City VAMC consists of a 192-operating bed VHA facility located in Central Oklahoma serving forty-eight Oklahoma Counties and two counties in North Central Texas (Wilbarger and Wichita) with a veteran population of over 225,000. The Oklahoma City VAMC also includes Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Lawton, Ardmore, Stillwater, Altus, Ada, Enid, Blackwell, Oklahoma and Wichita Falls, Texas. The Oklahoma City VAMC also operates an annex clinic in north Oklahoma City and is in the process of establishing an annex clinic in south Oklahoma City.
The Oklahoma City VAMC is a tertiary care facility, classified as a Clinical Referral Level III facility (VA complexity level rating of 1b). The Oklahoma City VAMC is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. The Oklahoma City VAMC is a part of VA Network 16, which includes facilities2 in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
JOIN THE BEST . . . a team of dynamic professionals at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center. We are proud and honored to serve our nation's heroes, in a vibrant city that exhibits pioneer spirit, combined with old-fashioned hospitality. Come experience big-city amenities with small-city charm. Visitors and residents are delighted with the abundant historical, cultural, recreational, shopping, restaurant and entertainment venues offered in this enticing city. Sports fans revel in the exploits of the Thunder NBA basketball team, the RedHawks AAA Baseball team, an American Hockey League Team, the nearby Tulsa Shock WNBA Team, and many national sporting events. In addition to the excellent grade schools in the area, there are numerous technical schools, junior colleges, colleges and universities from which to choose. Because of the low unemployment rate and modest cost of living, Oklahoma City area residents enjoy a very agreeable quality of life.