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Jobs and careers

Build your career with us at the VA Wilkes-Barre Healthcare System. 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.

Apply for a job at the VA Wilkes-Barre 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 responding to 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.

Now is an exciting time to become a nurse with Wilkes-Barre health care. For more information, please call our HR Specialist Beverly Notartomaso at 570-824-3521, ext. 4174 or HR Assistant Wendy Hattersley at 570-824-3521, ext. 7313

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 needed if you’re a federal employee requesting a transfer or reassignment, or 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. 

Apply for a job through Veteran Recruitment Appointment 

Veteran Recruitment Appointment (VRA) lets us hire eligible Veterans without competition to positions at any pay grade level through GS-11. GS-11 is the pay grade generally held by white-collar civilian government employees in mid-level positions.

How to apply through VRA

Submit your resume and supporting documents by email, fax, or mail to:

Phone: 570-824-3521 Ext. 27209  

Fax: 570-819-5124
Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
Human Resources
1111 East End Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

What to include

  • Your resume
  • A copy of your DD-214 military discharge paperwork
  • SF-15, if you’re claiming 10-point preference for a service-connected disability
  • VA disability letter, if you have a service-connected disability 

Learn more about eligibility and requirements for Veteran Recruitment Appointment

Explore VA careers

Visit the VA careers page to easily find VA jobs by entering a location or keywords.
Check out USAJOBS to see current VA openings in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Contact us

Our human resources department is located at:

1111 East End Blvd.
Building 5
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711
Phone: 570-824-3521 Ext. 27209