Jobs & Careers - Erie VA Medical Center
Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Erie 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.

Erie VA Human Resources Office

135 East 38th Street
Erie, PA 16504
Hours: 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
(814) 860-2433

At VAMC Erie, 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.

A group of nurses sitting on a bench.

VISN 4 is hiring!

VA is now hiring full- and part-time nurses, LPNs, nursing assistants, medical technologists and more. We have openings in Altoona, Butler, Coatesville, Erie, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Wilkes-Barre and Wilmington.

If you questions, email us at

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of this medical center to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (age 40 and above), reprisal for prior EEO activities or retaliation for opposing discriminatory practices, genetic information, marital/parental status, physical or mental disability, and political affiliation. To maintain a work environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including workplace harassment. To promote a positive, continuing affirmative program designed to eradicate barriers to employment and to achieve a representative workforce with special emphasis on minorities, women, disabled veterans and other persons with disabilities and to recognize their special employment needs and problems. And finally, to provide an environment where an aggrieved person is free from restraint, coercion, interference and/or reprisal. For any questions or concerns, please contact the Erie VAMC EEO Manager at (814) 860-2576. For additional information, please visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Website. The Annual EEO, Diversity and Whistleblower Statement from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is available on the Office of Diversity & Inclusion website.

The Erie VAMC makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities to allow them to fully participate in the application process, perform essential job functions, and enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and VA policies, unless to do so would cause a direct threat to health and safety or undue hardship to the operation of the unit. Personal Assistive Services may also be available for employees with targeted disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation work collaboratively with the Human Resources Management department and Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator to identify accommodations that will help them apply or interview for a job. For more information, contact Tiffany Hall, Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at, (610) 384-7711, ext.4651.

Internship & Work Study Opportunities

For information on internship opportunities, please visit the Erie VAMC internship page.

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.