Jobs & Careers - VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
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VA NY Harbor Healthcare 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 website 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 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 Manhattan 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.

  • Brooklyn, Manhattan and St. Albans Campuses Nursing Assistants
  • Brooklyn Campus Operating Room Manager
  • St Albans Campus Infection Control RN experience required, certification preferred
  • Brooklyn, Manhattan and St. Albans Campuses Licensed Practical Nurses
  • St. Albans Campus - Long Term Care RNs - Actively seeking experienced RNs for Community Living Center!
  • Brooklyn and Manhattan Campus – Operating Room Registered Nurses
  • Manhattan Campuses - Psychiatric Registered Nurses
  • Manhattan Campuses - Surgical ICU RNs, Open Heart Experience, PACU RNs
  • Manhattan Campuses Chemotherapy Registered Nurses
  • Brooklyn & Manhattan Campuses - Medical ICU RN, ICU Experience
  • Brooklyn & Manhattan 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!


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. VA 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.


CWT is a Department of Veterans Affairs clinical program which helps Veterans 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 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 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.