VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network
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.
VA has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government.
VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the U.S., conducts medical research and education.
We are a key employer within the Federal Government, with a workforce of over 200,000 employees.
We can offer you:
• Nationwide job opportunities
• Competitive compensation packages that grow as you gain experience and responsibility
• Numerous opportunities for life-long learning
• Many appealing benefits and work life programs
But, most of all, we can provide you with a challenging, interesting, and meaningful job: to care for the Veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.
If you are a veteran, please be sure to establish your Veterans’ preference for competitive service positions.
To find out more about Veterans’ preference, visit the Office of Personnel Management Vet Guide *
* The links on this page will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs Website.
VA Long Beach Human Resources Office
Phoenix VAHCS Human Resources Office
Northern Arizona VAHCS Human Resources Office
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.
|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.|