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VA Boston Healthcare System

 

Jobs & Careers

Opportunities

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.


At the VA Boston Healthcare System, we are well known for our high scores in patient satisfaction. We strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. If you have what it takes, please consider applying for one of our available positions.

The VA is Calling You

The Human Resources Office is located at the Brockton campus of the VA Boston Healthcare System on the 1st floor, Building 1, and is available for applicants Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Visit our Job Information Office to view our announcements, complete any necessary materials, and submit your application package.

If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (774) 826-1269.

Nursing Staff
If you are a nursing professional interested in working for VA Boston Healthcare System, please view the Nursing Career Page for more inforamtion

Physical Therapy Residency
The VA Boston Healthcare System Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service Physical Therapy Department is proud to offer a year-long residency position. ... Learn More

Student Employment
If you are applying to a vacancy for student employment, please complete and include the Student Verification Form ; SUMMER Student Verification Form. 

Applicant Supply File (ASF)
To place your application on file with Human Resources for potential future vacancies; please complete the appropriate attached ASF packet and forward with the appropriate forms to the contact listed on the bottom of page-1 of each packet.

- Registered Nurses – Complete the ASF RN Packet   ASF RN Packet
- Licensed Practical Nurses – Complete the ASF LPN Packet   ASF LPN Packet

Employee Benefits
A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits page*. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.
 

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.

VA Job Applications and Forms
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 OPM Form 1203 FX Qualifications and Availability Form C and Occupational Questionnaire
Download SF 15 Application for 10-point Veterans Preference
Download US Application
Cover Page
Use this cover page when faxing application materials for jobs posted by a Delegated Examining Unit, or in other limited cases when instructions indicate a fax will be accepted.