Jobs and careers
Build your career with us at the VA Maine 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 Maine Healthcare System
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 1 is hiring
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 Togus VA Medical Center or elsewhere in VA Maine health care, contact our nurse recruiter at 207-623-8411, ext. 4457 or call our Human Resources office at 207-623-5713 or toll-free at 877-421-8263, ext. 5713.
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.
VA Maine Healthcare System Nursing Opportunities
We currently have multiple positions available in various areas throughout the VA Maine Healthcare System for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nursing assistants. The Veterans’ Health Administration offers competitive pay, an aggressive benefits package, and many opportunities for career growth. To learn more and apply, please submit your resume and application (found below) to our Nurse Recruiter at VAMENURSINGJOBS@VA.GOV. Listed below are only some of our available positions (updated on a monthly basis):
Registered Nurse, full time: Long term care, Dementia, Operating Room, Inpatient Psychiatry and Special Care Unit
Nursing Assistant, full time: Long term care, Dementia, Inpatient Psychiatry and Med-Surg
Licensed Practice Nurse, full time: Hospice, Dementia, Short stay rehab, and Primary care (Togus)
VA Maine Healthcare System includes multiple clinic locations and access points with various services offered throughout the state in order to better care for our Veterans. Clinic locations include Bangor, Bingham, Calais, Caribou, Fort Kent, Houlton, Lewiston, Lincoln, Portland, Rumford and Saco. To learn more about each of our clinic locations, please click here.)
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.
- Form: vha-2850. Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists, and Chiropractors (PDF)
- Form vha-10-2850a-091998. Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists (PDF)
- Form: vha-10-2850c. Application for Associated Health Occupations (PDF)
- Form: vha-10-2850d. Application for Health Professions Trainees (PDF)
- Form: of0306. Declaration for Federal Employment (PDF)
- Form: SF15. Application for 10-point Veterans Preference (PDF)
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 Maine.
Togus VA Medical Center
Human Resources office
Building 206, 2nd Floor
1 VA Center
Augusta, ME 04330-6796
Phone: 207-623-5713 or toll-free at 877-421-8263, ext. 5713
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET