Jobs & Careers - William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
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William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


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.

Before your VA rotation begins, you must complete required paperwork. To review requirements for your rotation, as well as links to additional information regarding opportunities available to you, click here.

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the VA, please check out our Nursing web site.

Pharmacy Residency Program

If you have a Pharm.D degree and interested in pursuing additional training as a clinical practitioner, then please check out our program at the Pharmacy Residency web site.

Psychology Internship Program

The psychology internship at the hospital is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.  Check out the Psychology Internship Program page for more information.

Residents, Student Nurses, Medical Students and Fellows

Before your VA rotation begins, you must complete required paperwork. To review requirements for your rotation, as well as links to additional information regarding opportunities available to you, click here.

Fee Basis Appointments

Before your VA appointment begins, you must complete required paperwork, fingerprinting and complete a background investigation.  Please check out the resource information for Fee Basis Appointments.

Employee Benefits

A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits page*. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.

Contact Us

If you'd like to talk to a Madison VA Medical Center Human Resources representative, please contact: Human Resources Management Service
VA Medical Center
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705
PHONE: 608-280-7026
FAX: 608-280-7025

Additional Forms

Hospital EEO Policy Statement

It is the policy of the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital to provide equal opportunity in employment for all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, status as a parent or retaliation for opposing discriminatory practices in the discrimination-complaint process.  The William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran Hospital will maintain a work environment that is free of any form of unlawful discrimination, including all forms of workplace harassment (both sexual and non-sexual).  Workplace harassment will not be tolerated.  Allegations of harassment will be immediately investigated, and, where allegations are substantiated, appropriate action will be taken.

All employees will have the freedom to compete on a fair and level playing field with equal opportunity for competition and will be provided prompt, fair, and impartial review and adjudication of complaints involving issues of employment discrimination.  Equal opportunity covers all personnel/employment programs, management practices, and decisions including, but not limited to, recruitment/hiring, merit promotion, transfer, reassignments, training and career development, benefits, and separations.

Discrimination against employees based on protected genetic information, or on information about a request for or the receipt of, genetic services is prohibited.  No individual on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, or status as a parent, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in a federally conducted education and training program or activity.  Any federally-conducted programs or activities operated with VA funds will comply with established Limited English Proficiency (LEP) guidance.

Complaints of discrimination must be brought to the attention of an EEO Counselor at the Office of Resolution Management within 45 calendar days of the date of occurrence of the event or act alleged to be discriminatory.  Procedures for initiating and processing individual complaints of discrimination may be discussed with an Office of Resolution Management EEO Counselor or the EEO Program Manager. 

This hospital will promote a positive, continuing affirmative program designed to eradicate barriers to employment and to achieve a representative work force of the communities we serve.  Reprisal against one who engages in protected activity will not be tolerated, and the medical centers support the rights of all employees to exercise their rights under the civil rights statutes. 

As Director of the hospital, I have stressed the importance of remaining mindful of our EEO responsibilities to our supervisors and managers.  Not only has this responsibility been incorporated into our performance appraisal system, but is reemphasized through administrative staff meetings and supervisory training programs. 

Christine Kleckner, Acting Director

VA's EEO Policy  Equal Employment Opportunity Policy/No FEAR Act

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.