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Northport 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.


If you need more information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (631) 261-4400 x2715.

Vets and Job CorpsVeterans' 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 http://www.dol.gov/vets/jc-brochures/general-info.pdf.

Hiring of Disabled Veterans

VA has a Veterans Employment Coordination Service that oversees the recruitment of new veterans into the VA workforce, especially recently disabled combat veterans. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued guidance on the several laws that affect the employment rights of disabled veterans -- the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Uniformed Services Reemployment Rights Act. Information on the reemployment rights of uniformed service personnel can be found on Department of Labor web site at http://www.dol.gov/vets.

Hiring of OEF/OIF Veterans

Information for OEF/OIF Veterans seeking employment at medical centers and outpatient facilities can be found in our brochure This is a PDF document.

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, please submit your application and resume via fax 631-266-6040

Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center Predoctoral Psychology Internship Program

The Psychology Division of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers internships in Clinical Psychology that are fully accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The Internship is full time with 40 hours per week of clinical work, supervision and seminars. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and come from an APA approved program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. Contact Janet Eschen at 631-261-4400 x2258 for more information or read more about the Predoctoral Psychology Internship Program.

Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center Psychology Externship Program

The Psychology Externship Program provides clinical training focusing on the advancement of skill in the delivery of psychotherapy and assessment, greater comfort in a multidisciplinary medical setting, and an increased confidence in the role of a culturally sensitive and ethically responsible psychologist. To be eligible for externship placement, an extern must be in good standing at an APA accredited doctoral program in psychology. Contact Amy Tal, Ph.D., Assistant Training Director, at 631-261- 4400 x5805 for more information or read more about the Psychology Externship Program.

Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center Podiatric Residency & Clerkship Programs

Training for podiatry residents and students in two capacities: (1) A 3-year Podiatric Medicine & Surgery (PM&S 36) residency program fully approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education. (2) An externship program in podiatric medicine and surgery. Podiatry students work closely with our podiatry attendings and residents participating in all aspect of patient care. Read more about our Podiatric Residency and Clerkship Programs.

Employee Benefits

A description of employee benefits is available on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits page*. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.

Hiring of Disabled Veterans

VA has a Veterans Employment Coordination Service that oversees the recruitment of new veterans into the VA workforce, especially recently disabled combat veterans. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued guidance on the several laws that affect the employment rights of disabled veterans -- the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Uniformed Services Reemployment Rights Act. Information on the reemployment rights of uniformed service personnel can be found on Department of Labor web site at http://www.dol.gov/vets.

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.