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Jobs and careers

Build your career with us at the VA Charleston Healthcare System. You’ll become part of the nation’s largest health care team, earn great benefits, and enjoy a balanced lifestyle. We want to help you develop your unique talents as you serve America’s Veterans.

Apply for a job at the VA Charleston health care

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.

VISN 7 is hiring

Now is an exciting time to join one the expanding programs at Ralph H. Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center or our other facilities. If you’re a health care professional interested in working for the VA Charleston Healthcare System, call our Human Resources office at 843-577-5011, ext. 5949 or contact our nurse recruiter at 843-577-5011, ext. 5389.

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.

Explore VA careers

Visit the VA careers page to easily find VA jobs. You can search by either location or keywords.

Check out USAJOBS to see current VA openings in the Charleston, South Carolina area.

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

Contact us

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Human Resources Management Services
Fifth floor
Map of Charleston campus
Phone: 843-577-5011, ext. 5949
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

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