Jobs & Careers - Atlanta VA Health Care System
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Atlanta VA Health Care System

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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. 206300.

Nursing Staff

The Nursing Recruitment Office is pleased to assist in answering any questions you might have regarding a career as a Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or Licensed Practical Nurse at the Atlanta VA Health Care System. To obtain information about our open positions, please call us at (404)728-7630. We are always eager to meet with Nurses like yourselves who share our philosophy and mission of caring for our Nation's Veterans. We look forward to hearing from you. Please send resumes to the following email:

The Atlanta VA Health Care System announces openings for the Post Baccalaureate Nurse Residency (PBNR) program

The PBNR program is a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited, structured

12-month nurse residency program which consists of clinical experiences in a variety of patient care settings and bi-monthly didactic classes. The patient care areas which participants will rotate include primary care outpatient clinics, medical/surgical floors, critical care units, and other specialty clinics. Program participants must have a baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing with no previous Registered Nurse experience. Participants will receive a bi-weekly stipend during the 12-months.

Interested applicants should submit the following:

  1. Resume
  2. Official transcript
  3. Proof of RN Licensure
  4. Three letters of references (including one letter from their School of Nursing)

Please submit information to PBNR Program Director in Nursing Education. 

The PBNR program at the Atlanta VA Health Care System is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.

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 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.