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At the VA Erie Healthcare System, you can make a difference for our 21,000 Veterans while you work or volunteer with us. You can give back to America’s heroes and help improve their lives.

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Jobs and careers

Build your career with us at Erie health care. You’ll become part of the nation’s largest health care team, earn great benefits, and enjoy a balanced lifestyle. Working with us is much more than a career. It’s a way to show your passion for serving Veterans. We want to help you develop your talents as you realize the greatest possible impact. 

You can visit USAJOBS to see all of our current openings, and visit our Jobs and Careers page to learn more about the application process. Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through it.

Internships and fellowships

Two psychology internships are offered each year at Erie health care. Nationwide, VA operates the largest medical training program for more than 120,000 health care professionals, working with our 1,800 college and university partners.

Visit our Internships and Fellowships page to find positions that are right for you. 

Equal opportunity employer

It is the policy of this medical center to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (age 40 and above), reprisal for prior EEO activities or retaliation for opposing discriminatory practices, genetic information, marital/parental status, physical or mental disability, and political affiliation. To maintain a work environment free from any form of unlawful discrimination, including workplace harassment. To promote a positive, continuing affirmative program designed to eradicate barriers to employment and to achieve a representative workforce with special emphasis on minorities, women, disabled veterans and other persons with disabilities and to recognize their special employment needs and problems. And finally, to provide an environment where an aggrieved person is free from restraint, coercion, interference and/or reprisal. For any questions or concerns, please contact the Erie VAMC EEO Manager at 814-860-2576.

For additional information, please visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Website - Diversity & Inclusion - Office of Resolution Management, Diversity & Inclusion (ORMDI) (va.gov). The Annual EEO, Diversity and Whistleblower Statement from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is available on the Office of Diversity & Inclusion website.

Reasonable accommodation

The Erie VAMC makes every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities to allow them to fully participate in the application process, perform essential job functions, and enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and VA policies, unless to do so would cause a direct threat to health and safety or undue hardship to the operation of the unit. Personal Assistive Services may also be available for employees with targeted disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation work collaboratively with the Human Resources Management department and Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator to identify accommodations that will help them apply or interview for a job. For more information, contact Tiffany Hall, Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator at Tiffany.Hill@va.gov, 610-384-7711, ext. 4651.

Volunteer or donate

Give the special gift of time, money, or needed items to help Erie Veterans. As one of our more than 450 volunteers, you can make our patients’ visits more enjoyable. Your donations also can impact many lives in unexpected ways.

Learn more about Erie VAMC Voluntary Services
Contact Voluntary Services: 814-860-2454

Doing business with Erie health care 

If you're a vendor or contractor interested in working with Erie health care, please get a sense of our needs and whom we serve. Learn more about VA Erie health care and VISN 4, which is the Veterans Integrated Service Network. 

Call our human resources office at 814-860-2433.