Jobs & Careers - James J. Peters VA Medical Center
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James J. Peters VA Medical Center


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.

If you need more information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (718) 584-9000 x6584.

For Potential Employees, Students, Trainees and College Graduates
Information for potential employees, students, trainees and college grads including the tuition reimbursement program, employee incentive scholarship program, nursing education programs, student educational employment programs, student loan repayment program, VA Learning Opportunities Residency program and the Outstanding Scholar Program. More...

Pharmacy Residency Programs

The James J. Peters VA Medical Center is a tertiary care medical center classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1b facility that provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient health care services. The JJP VAMC is strategically affiliated with three of the premier academic medical institutions in New York City: The Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Health System, the Hospital for Special Surgery, and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and NewYork- Presbyterian Hospital. These affiliations provide academic support for medical students and resident training programs, enhance our research ability to provide the best in patient care, and assure state-of-the-art medical expertise for the benefit of our Veteran patients. More...

Vets and Job Corps
Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) to enroll 300 Veterans ages 20-24 in a new one-year, all-expense paid Demonstration Project with Job Corps, the nation's largest career technical training and education program for students ages 16 through 24. This program will provide training, licensing/credentialing, stipend, housing, meals, employment and post-employment support. For more information, call (800) 733-JOBS (5627) or go to

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.

VA Job Applications and Forms
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.