Since 1972, VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 240,000 Veterans living in our catchment area.
The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System provides health care needs of Veterans in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC): In addition to our main facility in Las Vegas, we offer services in community-based outpatient clinics.
VHA Mission: Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
VHA Vision: VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary service 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 enphasize prevention and population health contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.
VA Core Values
"I CARE" Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all this whom I engage.
Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an ernest 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 throughful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.
Isabel M Duff ,702-791-9010, Director: Ms. Duff was appointed as Director of VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) on September 23, 2013. She was the Acting Director of VASNHS since May 2013. Previously, she was Director of the VA Long Beach Healthcare System since November 2008. Prior to that, she held the position of Associate Director, Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive of VA Long Beach Healthcare System. Prior to joining VA Long Beach, Ms. Duff served as the Geriatrics Service Line Manager and Nurse Executive for Northern Arizona VA Healthcare System in Prescott, Arizona. As Associate Director VA Long Beach, Ms. Duff provided leadership for direct patient care and support in addition to leadership for nursing. Ms. Duff has served as Co-Chair of the National Advanced Practice Nurse Advisory Group, National VA Nurse Leadership Development and Planning Committee, National Nurse Professional Standards Board Certification Task Group and as a mentor for the Executive Career Field Program. She is recently appointed to the VHA Committee for the Employment and Advancement of Women which reports to the VHA Diversity Advisory Board. She is a member of VISN 22�s Network Cultural Transformation Board, Network Executive Board and the Las Vegas Hospital Planning and Design Team. Ms. Duff has served in many positions to include Salt Lake City, Livermore and Tampa VAMCs. She previously served as Assistant Chief, Medicine and Primary Care /Associate Chief Nurse at Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System as Cardiothoracic Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tucson, Arizona. During her tenure in VISN 18, she served on the VISN Geriatrics Committee, Co-Chaired the Managed Care Committee and on the Project, Design and Implementation Committee for the Ambulatory Care Addition for Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System. Ms. Duff received BSN and MS degrees from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. In addition, she has received numerous certifications in demonstration of her clinical and administrative expertis