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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.

At Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. If you have what it takes, please consider applying for one of our available positions. You may view our announcements online at WWW.USAJOBS.GOV.

If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at (615) 225-3692 or email 

Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship & Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

The aim of the pre-doctoral internship program is to provide generalist training that will prepare interns to work as entry level or early career psychologists or fellows within a variety of clinical settings within the VA healthcare system as well as the private sector. For the postdoctoral fellowship program, we are seeking applicants who have a strong interest in working in interprofessional teams. Fellows will work in a variety of settings, including the outpatient psychiatry clinics, acute psychiatric units, community living centers, and the pain clinic. learn more

Medical and Dental Residents and Students

We have education affiliations with Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  We participate in the funding of numerous resident and fellowship positions as well as allied health training programs in a wide variety of specialties.
To learn more, visit our Medical and Dental Education page.

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for TVHS, please contact Melissa Littman, Nurse Recruiter at (615) 225-3608  or (615) 873-7191.

Pharmacy Residency

The Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency located in Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee understands the changing face of pharmacy healthcare and strive to prepare our residents for entrance into a competitive job market. To learn more, visit our Tennessee Valley Pharmacy Residency Program page.

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.