Jobs and careers
Build your career with us at the VA New Mexico 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, their families, caregivers.
Apply for a job at Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center or our Clinics
Now is an exciting time to join our team. We have a number of great career opportunities available. Except for a few health care jobs, most positions require online applications. Now is an exciting time to join one of our expanding programs or facilities. Check out USAJOBS to see current VA openings in New Mexico.
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.
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.
Explore VA careers
Visit the VA careers page to easily find VA jobs and to learn more about the application process.
Few things to note:
- You can search by either location or keywords.
- Pay close attention to the additional forms required, especially if you’re a federal employee requesting a transfer or reassignment, or if you’re seeking Veterans’ preference.
When you’re ready to apply, just follow the How to Apply and Required Documents instructions in each job announcement. 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. They’re your primary guide for applying for our openings. So, it’s important to fully complete the online application process to receive your email confirmation.
If you’re a health care professional interested in working for the VA New Mexico Healthcare System, contact
Nurse Recruiter at 505-265-1711, ext. 6030.
Nursing Assistant-Positions available in Long Term Care (Community Living Center) and Inpatient Mental Health-these positions are extremely rewarding and provide the opportunity to provide direct care to our Nation’s Heroes. Our Community Living Center is 5-star rated and both the Community Living Center and Inpatient Mental Health provide excellent staff to patient ratios allowing the care team to provide the best quality care. Click the opportunity below to learn more or to apply:
- Nurse V (Director, Data Management and Analytics)
- Nurse V Informaticist (Director, Health Solutions Management)
- Nurse Practitioner (Gap Lead)
- Registered Nurse (All Vacancies including PRN, PT, FT)
- Nurse Assistant
Administrative and Police Careers:
We have many exciting career opportunities at all levels for people interested in administrative and police careers. From keeping the facility running smoothly in facilities or as a housekeeper to clerical work as a secretary to working on the front-line scheduling and checking in Veterans for appointments as a Medical Support Assistant to protecting the facility as a police officer, there are many career paths. We also have roles in Engineering, Fiscal, Administrative Officer, and more.
Here are a few examples:
- Housekeeping Aids
- Advanced Medical Support Assistants (Remote)
- Medical Instrument Technician (Electrocardiograph)
Other Clinical Careers:
We have many exciting career opportunities for clinical staff in a variety of areas including Lab tech, Social Work, Psychiatry, Primary Care providers, Psychology, and many more. Visit usajobs.gov to find a great opportunity that fits your career goals.
Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center
Human Resources (Bldg. 4, 2nd floor, Room 221)
1501 San Pedro Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87108
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MT
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 10-2850D - Application for Health Professions Trainees
- Download OF-306 - Declaration for Federal Employment Form
- Download SF 15 - Application for 10-point Veterans Preference