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Jobs and careers

Build your career with us at the VA Madison Healthcare System, 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.

Apply for a job at the VA Madison Healthcare System

Now is an exciting time to join one of our expanding programs or facilities. If you’re a health care professional interested in working for the VA Madison Healthcare System, contact our Human Resources office for more information.

You can visit USAJOBS to see all our current openings or visit VA Careers 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.

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 OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment form
  • Download SF 15 - Application for 10-point Veterans Preference

Students and Health Professions Trainees

Application forms must be completed by all clinical trainees participating in programs offered at the Madison VA. Some forms are required of all trainees.  Additional forms may be required depending on your clinical training program.  Please contact our Human Resources department with questions. 

Employee Benefits

A description of employee benefits is available at the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses. 

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for the VA, learn more about Nursing at the VA Madison healthcare system .

Fee Basis Appointments

Before your VA appointment begins, you must complete required paperwork, fingerprinting and complete a background investigation.  Please contact our Human Resources office for more information.

Contact us

William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Human Resources
2500 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT
Phone: 608-280-7026 or toll-free at 888-478-8321, ext. 17026