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New Employee Orientation

Welcome to the VA New Mexico team! We strive to hire only the best and we’re glad to have you coming on-board. As a new employee you will attend a 2-day orientation from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at our Raymond G. Murphy Medical Center Campus in Albuquerque, New Mexico. All new employees will receive the dates for orientation in your correspondence from our Human Resources team.

Raymond G. Murphy Medical Center
Education Building
Bldg. 39, Auditorium 
1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 Google Maps
Map of New Mexico VA campus

Please make sure you review our facility campus map to know where to park on your first day. You will see two highlighted areas navigating you to park in the Southern Lot and reporting to our Education Building 39 for orientation. Park in the southern parking lot (South Lot).

During orientation, you will learn about our Department of Veterans Affairs' unique mission and have an opportunity to hear about many benefits available to VA employees and eligible family members. 
Our team will help you with your forms during orientation, including Health Benefits Election, Life Insurance Election, Direct Deposit, and Thrift Savings Plan documentation.

Aerial view of Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center Campus with Sandia Mountains in the distance.

Before your first day

Congratulations! We are so excited that you are joining our Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center and VA Clinic teams. Once you've received and accepted your tentative job offer to join our team, it will include detailed instructions on the next steps needed to prepare for your New Employee Orientation event on your first day.

Your tentative offer will include your supervisor and human resource team member’s contact information. They will be your guide and support during your onboarding process. Additionally our human resources department contact is:

Raymond G. Murphy Medical Center
Human Resource
1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 Google Maps
Bldg. 4, 2nd Floor, Rm 221
Map of New Mexico VA campus

In order to facilitate in-processing, we request that you complete the required paperwork prior to your arrival. Make sure you fill out all the required fields, save and print off for orientation.

New Providers and Nurse Professionals


Nursing Professionals

Upon completing your two-day orientation, on your third day, RNs, LPNs, NAs and Health Technicians will report to Building 1, Basement floor, Room A019. You will receive additional 5-day schedule as part of your extended training.

New Providers

New providers will attend a 1-day training on the day after the 2-day orientation.  The training will be on Microsoft Teams.

Required Paperwork

To help you get better acclimated with our facility, in addition to your USAJobs Onboarding electronic forms, please open, review and complete all the following steps before your first day. Our New Employee Orientation team can help you complete these steps during in-processing.