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Wilmington 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.

Our Human Resources department is located on the 8th floor of the main hospital building. They are open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

If you are looking for job announcements within the Wilmington VAMC facility, you can find them on bulletin boards located on the 8th floor of the hospital. You can also obtain job application forms and information regarding specific job requirements by visiting the Human Resources department.

Nursing Staff

For additional information regarding Nursing Career Opportunities with the VA Medical Center, contact our Nurse Recruiter Michelle Hailey at 1-800-461-8262 ext. 4020.

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.

Psychology Training Internship Program

The psychology internship at the Wilmington VA is newly established and therefore not yet accredited by the American Psychological Association. Graduates of this internship program prior to accreditation are eligible to apply for postdoctoral fellowship positions and employment within the VA. Learn more

Academic Programs

Click the link HERE and see what Academic Programs are available here at Wilmington VA Medical Center.

Requirements for Residents/Students

According to 38 CFR 1.218- Security and Law Enforcement at VA Facility
The following items are prohibited on VA Property:
Narcotics             -Firearms               -Knives

-Hatchets    -Alcoholic Beverages    -Clubs   
                   -Hand-held weapons
-Pepper spray, Mace or any liquid or gas emitting weapon

Documents to be completed by the Institution:

Forms to be completed by all Residents/Students:

90 days prior to rotation submit the following:

  • OF-306 Declaration for Federal Employment
  • Application for Residents and/or Health Professions Trainees
  • Resume
  • VA Privacy and Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior (Appendix A)
  • Packaged Rules of Behavior
  • Create an account for Mandatory Online Training (for non-stipend)
  • After account has been created complete the following:
  •  TMS Item#: 3185966 = VHA Mandatory Training for Trainees
  • TMS Training Completion Certificates (print)
  • Fingerprinting (driver’s license and a social security card or passport)
  • Background Investigation Request Worksheet

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 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.