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VA NY Harbor Health Care System


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.

For Potential Employees, Students, Trainees and College Graduates

Information for potential employees, students, trainees and college grads including the tuition reimbursement program, employee incentive scholarship program, nursing education programs, student educational employment programs, student loan repayment program, VA Learning Opportunities Residency program and the Outstanding Scholar Program.

Graduate Prosthodontic Program

The Veterans Administration Graduate Program is fully accredited by CODA. The program has a full complement of prosthodontic faculty that permits for patient treatment five days a week. The faculty has a diverse background in prosthodontic education and treatment experiences.

Hiring of Disabled Veterans

VA has a Veteran Employment Services Office that oversees the recruitment of new veterans into the VA workforce, especially recently disabled combat veterans. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued guidance on the several laws that affect the employment rights of disabled veterans -- the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Uniformed Services Reemployment Rights Act. Information on the reemployment rights of uniformed service personnel can be found on Department of Labor web site at

Hiring of OEF/OIF Veterans

Information for OEF/OIF Veterans seeking employment at medical centers and outpatient facilities can be found in our brochure.


VA NY HARBOR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (VANYHHS) IS CONTINUOUSLY RECRUITING NURSES! Send your cover letter and resume and we will keep it on file for any current and future openings.
For the NY Campus, send to Britta Jennings; for the Brooklyn and St. Albans Campuses, send to Caroline Donahue. The BSN is preferred for all RN positions. Below are some highlighted positions.

  • Chief, Patient Services Education
  • Chief, Infection Control
  • NY Campus - Nurse Managers: ER and Medical Surgical
  • St. Albans Campus - Long Term Care RNs - Actively seeking experienced RNs for Community Living Center!
  • Brooklyn Campus – Mental Health RN Case Manager
  • Brooklyn & NY Campus - Psychiatric Registered Nurses
  • NY Campus - Surgical ICU RNs, Open Heart Experience, PACU RNs
  • Brooklyn & NY Campuses - Medical ICU RN, ICU Experience
  • Brooklyn & NY Campuses - Medical Surgical and GI/Endoscopy Intermittent (Per Diem) RNs - Experience preferred!
  • Brooklyn, NY & St. Albans Campuses - Nursing Assistants, especially intermittent (per diem) positions

* Above positiong in bold are urgently needed!

Caregiver Support RN
The Caregiver Support Program Nurse (CSP RN) is a registered nurse with mental health experience who is responsible to assess the caregiver’s needs and ability to carry out the role of a partner with the Veteran, and to maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for the Veteran to remain at home. This position requires an energetic, self- motivated individual who works well independently and with teams, and with an interest in providing support for the caregivers of our veterans.


CPE is an experience-based form of theological education that is led by a certified pastoral educator with a small group of peers in a common learning environment. The NY Harbor Healthcare System offers CPE (Level I/Level II) on a year long, full time basis, on a part time basis and as a summer program via three programs, the Residency Program, the Extended Unit Program and the Summer Unit Program, respectively. Contact the Chaplain at 212-686-7500 x6478 for more information. Review the Student Handbook and download the ACPE application form which is available at our CPE Center or from ACPE online in both PDF and Word formats.


CWT is a Department of Veterans Affairs clinical program which helps veterans who are recovering from a broad range of disabilities to achieve the highest level of vocational functioning possible. The NY Harbor CWT Program is CARF accredited, which means it meets rigorous guidelines for service and quality. Much of our programming is targeted at veterans recovering from homelessness, substance abuse, physical and psychiatric illness. We may also be helpful to veterans who simply need vocational advice or placement. Call (718) 439-4314 to consult on specific cases or visit the VA CWT national program web site for more information. Read more about the CWT programs.


Training for podiatry residents and students is offered. Read more about the Podiatric Residency & Clerkship Programs.


NYS Approved Course Listings for Social Work License Continuing Education Credit. Registration Information


Brooklyn Campus
Human Resources Office

800 Poly Place
1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 630-3660

Manhattan Campus
Human Resources Office

423 E 23 St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 686-7500 x7635

St. Albans
Community Living Ctr
Human Resources Office

179-00 Linden Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11425
(718) 526-1000

VA Job Applications and Forms

Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement. Some positions require you to apply online, while others require that you submit a paper application directly to each VA facility where you desire employment.

VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. Look in the table below to find the correct application for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.

Responding to a Job Announcement

Be sure to follow the application instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. Here are additional reminders for submitting an application:

  1. Please send your signed, completed application and any other required forms to the Organization Contact at the Organization Address, both of which are listed at the end of the job announcement.
  2. Write the Announcement Number, also listed at the end of the job announcement, on your application.
  3. Keep a copy of the entire application package for your records.

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.