San Francisco VA 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.
San Francisco VAMC: A Teaching Hospital
As a teaching hospital, we train medical interns, residents, and fellows in their trades. Each year, San Francisco VAMC funds over 189 Residency and Fellow positions and 40 allied health professionals. We have 700 trainees from 36 programs rotate through our Medical Center. Please see our Education page for more information on some of our available programs.
If you are a nursing professional interested in working at the San Francisco VA Medical Center, please contact the Nurse Recruiter at (415) 221-4810, ext. 2-2851. Currently, we are not offering a new graduate program, valor program, nor student tech nurse program. For a list of benefits, nursing specialties/services, more information about the application process, click here.
A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management page.* Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses. (*Links will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs website.)
Medical Staff Bylaws
Prospectice medical staff members are encourged to rewview our Medical Staff Bylaws and Rules.
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.|