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.
At Lexington VA Medical Center, we believe 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 that can be found under the Opportunities section on this page.
If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at 859.281.3927.
A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits website. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.
Onboarding Process for New Employees
If you're a new employee, visit this section for resources related to the onboarding process.
If you are a nursing professional interested in working for Lexington VA Medical Center, please contact our Nurse Recruiter, at 859.281.3961.
Physicians and Dentists
Why work at VA? How does unmatched control over your own life and career path sound? Learn of more benefits on our Physicians & Dentists Benefits page.
Psychology Training Internship Program
The pre-doctoral psychology internship at the Lexington VA Medical Center in Kentucky is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the 2018 academic year. learn more
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.|