Jobs & Careers - VA Bedford Healthcare System
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VA Bedford Healthcare System


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.

Thank you for your interest in employment at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital. We do not accept resumes or applications unless they are in response to a specific job opening.

To find available jobs, please use the links provided. If you find a job for which you would like to apply, please follow the instructions for that job in the "How to Apply" section.

Human Resources Office
Tel: 781-687-3882

Summer Employment Opportunity for Nursing Students

· Located at the Bedford VA hospital

· Full-time employment (40 hour week: days with rotation, evening and night positions with rotation to weekends)  

· There is no part-time employment

· Pay is to be determined

· Employment may be available from mid-May through August 2019

· This is a direct hands-on patient care opportunity

· In-patient Community Living Centers, Alzheimer, and Hospice Unit

· Orientation will be with preceptors and a clinical resource nurse


  1. US Citizenship
  2. Current student nurses in good standing who are completing junior year and will be seniors in the fall of 2019
  3. Current BLS certification
  4. Two letters of recommendation from instructor/school (may be e-mailed directly)
  5. Current PPD and immunization record (if selected)
  6. Note from healthcare provider that student is cleared for hospital work (if selected)
  7. Required forms: 10-2850c, OF 306, Random Drug testing (if selected)
  8. Copy of school transcript

    Interested students may send an email with résumé attached, as a WORD document to

    Required forms will be e-mailed to the applicants


Interviews will be held in April 2019.

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.