Chillicothe VA Medical Center
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Chillicothe VA Human Resources Office
17273 State Route 104
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
At Chillicothe VA Medical Center, we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. If you have what it takes, please consider applying for one of our available positions.
Our Human Resources Management Department is located on the 2nd floor of Building 1, and is available for questions Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Visit the USA Jobs web site to view and apply for available vacancies.If you need additional information, please contact our Human Resources Management Service at 740-773-1141, x7069 (Front Office).
A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Site*. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.
Chillicothe VAMC follows the protocol set by the VA Office of Diversity and Inclusion for hiring a diverse workforce. It is the policy of this medical center to provide equitable opportunity for employment for qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination consistent with the basic principles and policies governing personnel administration. Personnel actions and employment practices are based solely on merit and fitness without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, reprisal (participation in prior EEO activity), status as a parent, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
The Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)
The Health Professional Scholarship Program will award scholarships to students receiving education or training in a direct or indirect health care services discipline (Title 38 and Hybrid Title 38 Occupations). Awards will be offered on a competitive basis and are exempt from Federal taxation. In exchange for the award, scholarship program participants will agree to a service obligation in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care facility.
VA Nursing Academic Program VANAP is an innovative education and practice collaboration between VA facilities and numerous universities that will ensure quality Veteran care now and in the future. Through strengthened academic and clinical relationships and opportunities, VANAP seeks to address a growing population of Veterans with unique and complex care needs who are served within multiple, diverse care settings. Specifically, VANAP intends to promote the safe and effective care of Veterans within and across community health care settings by expanding the workforce of BSN‐prepared nurses able to provide quality Veteran‐centric care that improves patient outcomes and reduces cost of care.
Physical Therapy Program This Program awards scholarships to students pursuing a program of study leading to a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in order to increase the supply of Physical Therapist for VA and the Nation. In order to qualify for this Scholarship Program, you must be a U.S. citizen, unconditionally accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of study leading to a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. After completion of your education, you must serve as a full-time clinical VA employee for a minimum of 2-years. If you are under a service obligation to serve at another entity or obligated under any other Federal program, you will be ineligible for the HPSP Scholarship Award. For the purposes of the HPSP, VA recognizes a doctorate that meets the core curriculum and supervised practice requirements in Physical Therapy Studies. Click here for job details.
Physician Assistant Program This Program awards scholarships to students pursuing a program of study leading to a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in order to increase the supply of Physician Assistants for VA and the Nation. In order to qualify for this Scholarship Program, you must be a U.S. citizen, unconditionally accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of study leading to a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. After completion of your education, you must serve as a full-time clinical VA employee for a minimum of 2-years. If you are under a service obligation to serve at another entity or obligated under any other Federal program, you will be ineligible for the HPSP Scholarship Award. For the purposes of the HPSP, VA recognizes a master's that meets the core curriculum and supervised practice requirements in Physician Assistant Studies. Click here for job details.
Nursing Program This Program awards scholarships to students pursuing a program of study leading to a Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate of Nursing in order to increase the supply of Nurses for VA and the Nation. In order to qualify for this Scholarship Program, you must be a U.S. citizen, unconditionally accepted for enrollment or currently enrolled in a program of study leading to a Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate of Nursing. After completion of your education, you must serve as a full-time clinical VA employee for a minimum of 2-years. If you are under a service obligation to serve at another entity or obligated under any other Federal program, you will be ineligible for the HPSP Scholarship Award. For the purposes of the HPSP, VA recognizes a bachelors, masters, or doctorate that meets the core curriculum and supervised practice requirements in Nursing. Click here for job details.
Provide our Veteran population with specialized care by increasing the supply of qualified health care professionals.
Help the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) meet its need for qualified health care professionals in occupations where recruitment or retention is difficult.
Each year VA will determine eligible occupations for the current year scholarships based on VHA’s Workforce Succession and Strategic Plan.
Eligible applicants must be enrolled in, or unconditionally accepted for enrollment in, an academic program that prepares the applicant to meet the VA Qualification Standards for employment in occupational field for which the scholarship is awarded.
Applicants must be citizens of the United States and pass a background investigation.
All academic institutions must be located in the United States or its territories and accredited by the professional accrediting body identified in VA Qualification Standards as required for the applicable occupational series.
Applicants cannot have an obligation under any Federal program to perform service after completion of the course of education or training.
Tuition and required fees
Annual education expense
Upon completing their educational program and licensure/certification, participants work as permanent, full-time VA employees in the occupation for which the scholarship was provided.
Participants agree to a service obligation upon graduations from their PA training program.. Scholarship awards from 1 to 24 months of training requires a 2-year service obligation. Awards for greater than 24 months requires a 3 year obligation.
Participants sign a Mobility Agreement to relocate to a VA facility of need designated by VHA at their own expense to fulfill their service obligation.
- All applications will be accepted by utilizing usajobs.gov
- Applicants must submit a complete application package consisting of:
- Application (VA Form 10-0491g)
- Academic Verification (VA Form 10-0491)
- Evaluation and Recommendation (VA Form 10-0491e). Include one each from:
- the academic program where currently enrolled or where the applicant will be enrolled
- a person who has known the applicant for a minimum of 2 years
- if a current or previous VA employee, the applicant’s VA supervisor or equivalent
- Academic Transcript (An unofficial transcript is acceptable)
- Declaration for Federal Employment (OF 306)
- Program forms are available on http://www.va.gov/vaforms.
- Federal Retirement Information and Services*
- Experience Statement for Motor Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Operators (CSC Form 665)
- Credentialing Release of Information (VA Form 10-0459)
- e-QIP Security Application
- Employment Information Fact Sheet
- VA Medical Center Virtual Hiring Fair
New Employee Forms
- Instructions for Completing New Employee Forms
- Request for Delivery of Salary Check VA Form 1301a
- Ohio Withholding Form IT-4 *
- Federal Tax Form W-4 *
- City Income Tax and School District Tax Form
- Direct Deposit Form 11-92 FMS 2231 *
- Self-Identification of Handicap SF 256 *
- Ethnicity and Race Identification SF 181 *
- Employee Educational Data Form VA Form 4637
- Statement of Prior Federal Service SF 144 *
- Department of Labor Statement
- Life Insurance Election SF 2817 *
- Designation of Beneficiary SF 2823 *
- Appointment Affidavit SF 61 *
- Certification of Licensure VA Form 4682-2
VA Job Applications and Forms
Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement in the “How to Apply” section. Most positions require you to apply online, while some healthcare positions allow you to merely submit a resume/curriculum vitae to be considered. Each announcement also includes a “Required Documents” section that lists all the forms and documents required to be considered.
VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. If the job announcement requires a particular application in the “Required Documents” section of the announcement, look in the table below to find the correct form for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.
Responding to a Job Announcement
Be sure to follow the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. The vast majority of positions require an online application with the exception of a few healthcare occupations therefore it is important to fully complete the online application process after which you should receive a system-generated confirmation via email.
If you are unable to comply with the application instructions and require assistance or if you have additional questions, you should contact the point of contact in the “Agency contact information” section at the bottom of the announcement.
The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free.
|Form Number||Form Description|
|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 OPM Form 1203 FX||Qualifications and Availability Form C and Occupational Questionnaire|
|Download SF 15||Application for 10-point Veterans Preference|
|Download US Application
|Use this cover page when faxing application materials for jobs posted by a Delegated Examining Unit, or in other limited cases when instructions indicate a fax will be accepted.|