Jobs & Careers
By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you’ll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.
Care for Those Who Served
When you work at VA as a health care, administrative, or support professional, the career opportunities are virtually endless. As a clinician, you'll have the opportunity to practice meaningful, groundbreaking medicine, often treating patients with injuries rarely seen in the private sector.
Our vast network of facilities gives you access to some of the most advanced medical technologies in the Nation. No matter which VA facility you choose, you'll work within an interdisciplinary care team structure and be challenged to achieve the most positive patient outcomes possible.
At the end of the day, VA professionals feel good about their careers, the Veterans they serve, and their ability to balance work and home life.
VISN 4 is hiring!
VA is now hiring for a variety of positions including full- and part-time nurses, LPNs, nursing assistants, and health care technicians. We have openings in Altoona, Butler, Coatesville, Erie, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre and Wilmington.
Send your resume to the nurse recruiters at VISN4NurseRecruiters@va.gov.
Please submit your resume/CV to the nurse recruiter and indicate which facility you are interested in. For additional questions related to nursing vacancies, contact the nurse recruiter.
To learn more about exciting career opportunities with VA Healthcare-VISN 4, visit the careers page for your local VA medical center web site.
VA Job Applications and Forms
Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement in the “How to Apply” section. Most positions require you to apply online, while some healthcare positions allow you to merely submit a resume/curriculum vitae to be considered. Each announcement also includes a “Required Documents” section that lists all the forms and documents required to be considered.
VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. If the job announcement requires a particular application in the “Required Documents” section of the announcement, look in the table below to find the correct form for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.
Responding to a Job Announcement
Be sure to follow the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. The vast majority of positions require an online application with the exception of a few healthcare occupations therefore it is important to fully complete the online application process after which you should receive a system-generated confirmation via email.
If you are unable to comply with the application instructions and require assistance or if you have additional questions, you should contact the point of contact in the “Agency contact information” section at the bottom of the announcement.
The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free.
|Form Number||Form Description|
|Download 10-2850||Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors|
|Download 10-2850A||Application for Advanced Practice Nurse, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse|
|Download 10-2850C||Application for Associated Health Occupations|
|Download 10-2850D||Application for Health Professions Trainees|
|Download OF-306||Declaration for Federal Employment form|
|Download SF 15||Application for 10-point Veterans Preference|
|Instructions for Faxing||The How to Apply section of the job announcement will provide instructions for faxing documents, if it is an accepted method for submitting items for that job announcement.|