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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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Human Resources

Welcome to the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System. Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System has a medical center in Omaha and community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC) in Grand Island, Lincoln, North Platte, Holdrege, Norfolk, Bellevue, and Shenandoah, Iowa. We also have an outreach clinic in O'Neill, Neb., under contract with Avera Medical Group.  All the locations provide an array of employment opportunities.

Walk-in hours for Human Resources in Omaha and Grand Island are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Where to submit completed forms:

In Omaha and Lincoln 

4101 Woolworth Ave., Bldg. 5
Omaha, NE 68105
Phone:  402-995-4947
Fax:  402-995-4562

In Grand Island

2201 North Broadwell Ave.
Grand Island, NE 68803
Phone - 308-389-5177
Fax - 308-389-5183

Correspondence regarding positions at our clinics in North Platte, Holdrege, Norfolk, Bellevue, O'Neill and Shenandoah should be submitted to our Omaha Human Resources office.  

 

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System-Omaha, please contact the Nursing Vacancy Hotline, at 402-995-4291.

Associated Health Occupations

To learn about vacancies in associated health occupations, call 402-995-4293. Associated health occupations include:

  • Audiologist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Blind Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist
  • Dietitian
  • Licensed Pharmacist
  • Licensed Physical Therapist
  • Medical Instrument Technician
  • Medical Records Administrator
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Medical Technologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physician Assistant
  • Prosthetic Representative
  • Psychologist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist

Employee Benefits

Our focus on the future is creating numerous employment opportunities with great benefits, including 2-5 weeks annual leave, 10 paid holidays, a tuition support program to further your education, sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, retirement, and 401K. More details on employee benefits are available at 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.

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
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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.