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. 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:
- 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.
- Write the Announcement Number, also listed at the end of the job announcement, on your application.
- 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 10-2850C||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.|