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VA Hudson Valley Health Care 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.

If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at 914-737-4400, x2551 for Montrose and 845-831-2000, x 4069 for Castle Point.

For Potential Employees, Students, Trainees and College Graduates

Information for potential employees, students, trainees and college grads including the tuition reimbursement program, employee incentive scholarship program, nursing education programs, student educational employment programs, student loan repayment program, VA Learning Opportunities Residency program and the Outstanding Scholar Program.

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

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, please call 914-737-4400, ext. 2551 and ask for the Nurse Recruiter. 

Residency, Fellowship or Training Programs

Residency, Fellowship or Training programs at the Veterans Affairs Hudson Valley Health Care System:

  • Dental Residency Program
  • Optometric Residency Program
  • Psychology Internship Program
  • Social Work Graduate Training Program

If you are interested in any of these read more about our residency, fellowship or training programs.

Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)

CWT is a Department of Veterans Affairs program which helps veterans who are recovering from a broad range of disabilities to achieve the highest level of vocational functioning possible.  Much of our programming is targeted at Veterans recovering from homelessness, substance abuse, physical and psychiatric illness.  We may also be helpful to Veterans who simply need vocational advice or placement.  Call 914-737-4400, ext 2573 to consult on specific cases or visit the VA CWT national program web site for more information.

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.

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.

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 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.