VA Salt Lake City 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.
At VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide.
Career Center Information
Our Career Center is located in Building 4, and is available to applicants Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Visit our Career Center to view our announcements and learn how to complete any necessary materials needed to submit your application package online. Please refer to the medical center facility map for parking lot locations.
Our nursing staff at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is second to none. These men and women believe in the mission and understand the magnitude of what they do every day. Our nursing staff have implemented a Professional Practice Model has been has been implemented with a vision that “The Science of Caring is complementary to the Science of Curing.”
If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, please contact Amber Brennan RN, BSN, Nurse Recruiter, at (801) 582-1565 x1128.
Psychology Training Internship Program
The predoctoral internship at the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center in Salt lake City, Utah is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.
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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.
Need Additional Assistance or Information?
- Call our Human Resources office at (801) 584-1284
- Tips to Prepare for an Interview
- Visit the VACareers.va.gov or USAJobs.gov websites.
- Chat online and get your questions answered (service provided by VACareers.va.gov). Please check VACareers.va.gov for chat availability and daily hours of operation.
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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 OPM Form 1203 FX||Qualifications and Availability Form C and Occupational Questionnaire|
|Download SF 15||Application for 10-point Veterans Preference|
|Download US Application
|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.|