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Nursing jobs

At VA, you’ll find more than a job. You’ll find a calling. Nurses like you are at the heart of our patient-centered standard of care. Each day, you’ll make a lasting difference in the lives of Veterans and their families.

Nursing job openings

Take a look at all VA can offer you, and pursue a nursing opportunity that will push your talent to exciting new heights.

Here are some sample USAJOBS searches we recommend to get you started.

There’s no better feeling than caring for the Veterans. You get to know them, and they become like your family.

Sarah Lueger Community Living Center Nurse Manager

A prescription for success

Enjoy limitless room to grow and advance your career with the variety of care environments, research prospects, and educational support available at VA. As the nation’s largest employer of nurses, we’re proud to invest in your future and help you realize your greatest potential.  

Whether it’s through scholarships and loans, leadership training, residency programs, or partnerships with nursing schools, we have a rich history of helping our nurses forge clear paths to greater success.

Support your education

We offer loan repayment, scholarships, and more.

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For civilian professionals

Make the move from private sector to federal employment.

join RNTTP

Registered Nurse Transition-to-Practice Residency Program

New graduate RNs can go from the classroom to practice easily and with confidence.

Discover the total rewards of a career caring for Veterans

These downloadable flyers and brochures come packed with details about the benefits of serving Veterans enrolled in VA health care.

Travel Nurse Corps Jobs

Explore the country and VA as a travel nurse. If you’re flexible, mobile, and able to take at least 3 short-term job assignments per year, the Travel Nurse Corps might be for you. 

This is a great opportunity to: 

  • Be hired and on-boarded more quickly 
  • Find a VA facility that is a good permanent fit for you 
  • Be a valued member of our health care team 
  • Explore the country and meet a variety of Veterans  

Apply now to the Travel Nurse Corps 

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