Jobs & Careers - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
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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 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 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

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

Join us for the 2021 VA Nurses Job Fair (flyer here)
July 9, 5pm-7pm
July 10, 2pm-4pm

VA Ambulatory Care Center, 1st Floor
4101 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha NE 68105

The VA is now hiring Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical
Nurses, and Certifed Nursing Assistants.
Please bring your resume!

We are a Pathway to Excellence designated facility focused on creating a positive practice
environment that empowers and engages staff.
• Generous leave including annual leave, sick leave, and 11 Federal holidays.
• The VA is a nationally recognized no-lift facility with a Safe Patient Handling
• program. We Promote excellent nurse to patient ratios.
• Nursing scholarships available to VA employees that seek to advance their education.
• Incredible health and retirement benefits and more

Find where you fit, and apply online at  

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.

Reasonable Accommodation

If you are an applicant or employee requiring a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Office by dialing 402-995-3109. Please click here to access VA Handbook 5975.1 for more information.

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.