Jobs and careers
Build your career with us at the VA Battle Creek Medical Center or Clinics, where you’ll become part of the nation’s largest health care team, earn great benefits, and enjoy a balanced lifestyle. Working with us is more than a career. It’s a way to show your passion for serving Veterans. We want to help you develop your unique talents as you work to improve the lives of Veterans and their families.
VA Battle Creek Careers
You can check out USAJOBS to see all current VA openings in the Battle Creek, Michigan area. Here are some highlighted career opportunities:
Nursing Assistant-Positions available in Long Term Care (Community Living Center) and Inpatient Mental Health-these positions are extremely rewarding and provide the opportunity to provide direct care to our Nation’s Heroes. Our Community Living Center is 5-star rated and both the Community Living Center and Inpatient Mental Health provide excellent staff to patient ratios allowing the care team to provide the best quality care. Click the opportunity below to learn more or to apply:
Nursing Assistant – Acute Hospital Clinical Service
Nursing Assistant – Inpatient Mental Health
Nursing Assistant - Extended Care Service
Licensed Practical Nurses-Opportunities available in the inpatient (CLC and IMH) and outpatient clinic settings in Battle Creek, Wyoming, Lansing. Click the opportunity below to learn more or to apply:
Licensed Practical Nurse – Ambulatory Care Nursing Service
Registered Nurse-Opportunities available in inpatient (CLC and IMH) locations in Battle Creek and outpatient locations in Battle Creek, Wyoming, Lansing and Muskegon. Click the opportunity below to learn more or to apply:
Registered Nurse – Ambulatory Care Nursing Service
Registered Nurse – Acute Hospital Clinical Service
Registered Nurse – Inpatient Mental Health
Registered Nurse – Extended Care Service
Administrative and Police Careers:
We have many exciting career opportunities at all levels for people interested in administrative and police careers. From keeping the facility running smoothly in facilities or as a housekeeper to clerical work as a secretary to working on the front-line scheduling and checking in Veterans for appointments as a Medical Support Assistant to protecting the facility as a police officer, there are many career paths. We also have roles in Engineering, Fiscal, Administrative Officer, and more. Here are a few examples:
Advanced Medical Support Assistants
Other Clinical Careers:
We have many exciting career opportunities for clinical staff in a variety of areas including Lab tech, Social Work, Psychiatry, Primary Care providers, Psychology, and many more. Visit usajobs.gov to find a great opportunity that fits your career goals.
Apply for a job at the VA Battle Creek Medical Center or Clinics
Now is an exciting time to join our team. We have a number of great career opportunities available.
You can visit USAJOBS to see all our current openings and visit the VA careers page to learn more about the application process. Pay close attention to the additional forms required if you’re a federal employee requesting a transfer or reassignment, or if you’re seeking Veterans’ preference.
When you’re ready to apply, just follow the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” instructions in each job announcement. They’re your primary guide for applying for our openings. Except for a few health care jobs, most positions require online applications. So, it’s important to fully complete the online application process to receive your email confirmation. If you need help or have questions, please call or email the person listed in the “Agency Contact Information” section near the bottom of the announcement.
Applications and forms
Applying for a job can be confusing. Let us help you.
We have different application forms depending on the position you’re interested in. Here are some commonly used forms to help you get started.
- 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
If you’re a nursing professional interested in working for the VA Battle Creek VA Medical Center, contact our nurse recruiter at 269-223-5240 for more information.
Battle Creek VA Medical Center
5500 Armstrong Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Map of Battle Creek campus
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET