VA Sunshine Healthcare Network
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.
Employment in the VA Sunshine Healthcare Network
VISN 8 takes great pride in providing Veterans with exceptional health care. Delivering great care requires employees who are committed to excellence. Working with and for our nation's Veterans is an honor and privilege. If you would like to join us in serving these brave men and women who have so bravely served our country, please consider a career with VISN 8.
For more information about employment opportunities across Florida, South Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, please contact Shane Stults, VISN 8 Recruiter, at 407-319-8473.
For candidates interested in physician applications, visit https://www.vacareers.va.gov/Careers/Physicians/. To be contacted by a recruiter, visit https://www.vacareers.va.gov/VARecruiter/
Veterans, college graduates, students, current federal employees, health care professionals, people with disabilities -- all who are interested in a VA career with any of the VISN 8 facilities can find job opportunities at www.vacareers.va.gov.
You will find the best careers and will provide the best care to Veterans at these VISN 8 facilities:
James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital – Tampa, FL
Bay Pines VA Healthcare System – St. Petersburg, FL
West Palm Beach VA Medical Center – West Palm Beach, FL
Miami VA Healthcare System – Miami, FL
North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System –Lake City & Gainesville, FL
Orlando VA Medical Center – Orlando, FL
VA Caribbean Healthcare System – San Juan, PR
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.
|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.|