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Join our Team!

Joining the team at the Columbia VA Health Care System is more than just a job, you will be joining dedicated, dynamic, and diverse individuals committed to serving those men and women who have served our great nation. We fulfill our mission living by the I CARE values of Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence to all those we encounter.

The Columbia VA Health Care System provides health care to more than 90,000 Veterans  across seven locations in a region that includes 36 of South Carolina's 46 counties. Facilities include our Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia and seven community-based outpatient clinics in Anderson, Florence, Greenville, Orangeburg, Rock Hill, Spartanburg, and Sumter. 

Columbia VAHCS Nurses

Life At VA - In Their Own Words

When it comes to world-class patient care, pioneering research and multidisciplinary teamwork, VA sets the bar higher every day. Because we always push ourselves to improve our facilities and expand our services, all while maintaining a vibrant, compassionate culture in which employees can thrive and Veterans can heal.

Learn more about what it’s like to be part of one of the nation’s leading health care systems from the valued employees who experience it firsthand.

Current Open Positions

USAJobs will be your main source for available positions.  Visit USAJobs for job openings at Columbia VAHCS!

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the Columbia VA Health Care System, please view our Nursing Career Page for more information.

Ready To Apply?

Ready to apply, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through it. While the process is intensive, it doesn’t have to be intimidating. Read our step-by-step guide to getting the job to learn more!

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.  

Columbia, SC, skyline photo at sunset

Learn About Columbia, South Carolina

Located in the heart of South Carolina, Columbia stands as the state capital, home of the flagship university, and economic engine for industrial and corporate growth. The city of Columbia has up-to-date listings for area hotels, as well as activities, transportation, restaurants, shops and more.

Federal Benefits

A career with VA comes loaded with comprehensive benefits, competitive pay and other generous perks to help build a fuller, more balanced life for you and your family.

VA Careers

At VA, we provide a strong support system and an inclusive work environment focused on you and your unique needs, so you can concentrate on doing your best work for our Veterans.

Read more about our various employment benefits here, or visit the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) site for general federal employment policies and benefits. is a great resource to learn more about pay and benefits for federal employees from Pay Scales for Federal Employees to Thrift Savings Plan and retirement.

Visit their Pay and Benefits for Federal Employees page to learn more!

Contact us

Columbia VA Health Care System
Human Resources Management Service
Buildings 6 and 22
Map of Columbia campus
Phone: 803-776-4000, ext. 54520 and ext. 56520
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

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