Jobs & Careers - VA Hudson Valley Health Care System
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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 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.