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Atlanta VA Medical Center


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.

Our Human Resources Office is located in the modular building.  Hours of operation is Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.  All application packets must be submitted online at USA JOBS.

If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (404) 321-6111, ext. 6300.

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the Atlanta VAMC or one of our Community Based Clinics (CBOCs), please contact our Nurse Recruiters at (404)728-7630.

The Atlanta Veteran Affairs Medical Center will be hosting a career event for Registered Nurses with experience in the following areas:

  • Operating Room
  • Case Management
  • Emergency Department

If you are eager to join a team of mission-driven professionals committed to excellence in nursing outcomes, please join!

Saturday June 4, 2016, 11am - 2pm, The Pete Wheeler Auditorium (GA-104)- Atlanta VAMC- 1670 Clairmont Rd, Decatur, Georgia, 30033

Meet with our hiring leaders and recruitment team to learn about exciting RN career opportunities in these specialty areas.

Please register at the link or contact the recruitment office at (404)728-7630

Click here to Register  


Psychology Training

The Atlanta VA Medical Center offers an APA-accredited internship program in psychology and an APA-accredited postdoctoral residency in professional psychology. Please click here Psychology Training for more information about these programs. Please note that the internship program is exclusively offered to psychology students in APA-accredited doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology, and accepts interns only via the National Match Service.

 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. 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.

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 10-2850B Application for Medical Residents
Download 10-2850C Application for Audiologist, Audiologist — Speech Pathologist, Biomedical Engineer, Blind Rehabilitation Specialist, Certified Registered Respiratory Therapist, Dental Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologic Technician, Dietitian, Expanded-function Dental Auxiliary, Kinesiotherapist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Instrument Technician, Medical Records Administrator, Medical Records Specialist, Medical Records Technician, Medical Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Orthotist-Prosthetist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Prosthetic Representative, Registered Respiratory Therapy Technician, Social Worker, and Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist
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.