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Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

 

Jobs & Careers

Opportunities

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 the Charleston VAMC, 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. If you have what it takes, please consider applying for one of our available positions.

You may view our announcements online and receive application materials on this page.

Our job information window is located on the fifth floor of the main facility in Charleston and is available for applicants Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Visit our job information window to view our announcements, complete any necessary materials, and submit your application package.

Veterans interested in applying may want to browse information on determining Veterans' special rights and privileges for Federal civil service employment at the Office of Personnel Management's America's Veteran website.

If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (843) 789-7222.

The Ralph H. Johnson VAMC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. At the Charleston VAMC, 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. If you are a Veteran or a Person with a Disability please consider applying for one of our available positions.

You may view our announcements online and receive application materials on this page. Our job information window is located on the fifth floor of the main facility in Charleston and is available for applicants Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Visit our job information window to view our announcements, complete any necessary materials, and submit your application package.

Veterans interested in applying may want to browse information on determining Veterans' special rights and privileges for Federal civil service employment at the Office of Personnel Management's America's Veteran website. If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (843) 789-7222.

Persons with Disabilities interested in applying may want to browse information on Schedule A Hiring Authority and Reasonable Accommodations at the usajobs.gov website under the caption” Individuals with Disabilities.” If you need additional information, please contact our Selective Placement Coordinator

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for Charleston VAMC, all RN and LPN vacancies are listed at VA career website.  Announcements for nursing positions are also posted outside the nursing recruitment office located on the fifth floor in room B552.  You may also wish to contact our Nurse Recruiter at (843) 789-7065.  

Pharmacy Residency Program

The Ralph H. Johnson VAMC offers a 12-month, PGY1 residency with an emphasis in primary care and a 12-month, PGY1 residency with an emphasis in inpatient medicine.  The goal of both residencies is to develop the resident's skills and competency in providing patient-centered care as part of multi-disciplinary teams.  Education and training will involve patients in the acute care, ambulatory care and home care settings.  Research and continuing educational activities are encouraged and are made available to the resident.  To learn more about the Pharmacy Residency Programs available, click here.

Employee Entrance and Exit Surveys

Thank you for taking the time to complete either the employee entrance or exit online survey. Your responses are greatly valued and will help VA become a more effective organization.  Your responses will be combined with others and will be unidentifiable. Individual respondents will be impossible to indentify; offices will see only consolidated reports with responses from at least 10 employees.  If you have any difficulty completing a survey, please contact the VHA National Center for Organizational Development via email at vhancod@va.gov or by telephone at (513) 247-4680.

Employee Entrance Survey (Takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.)

Employee Exit Interview Survey (Takes approximately 10 minutes to complete.)

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. 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:

  1. 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.
  2. Write the Announcement Number, also listed at the end of the job announcement, on your application.
  3. 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 10-2850B Application for Medical Residents
Download 10-2850C Application for Audiologist, Audiologist — Speech Pathologist, Biomedical Engineer, Blind Rehabilitation Specialist, Certified Registered Respiratory Therapist, Dental Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologic Technician, Dietitian, Expanded-function Dental Auxiliary, Kinesiotherapist, Licensed Practical Nurse, Medical Instrument Technician, Medical Records Administrator, Medical Records Specialist, Medical Records Technician, Medical Technologist, Nuclear Medicine Technologist, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Orthotist-Prosthetist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physical Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist, Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Prosthetic Representative, Registered Respiratory Therapy Technician, Social Worker, and Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist
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
Cover Page
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.