Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 876950

Tour of Duty: 

       Emergency Department- Rotating Shifts, weekends and holidays may be required
Operating Room- Day Shift with flexible hours


OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to

NOTE:  Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected. 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.


There are 2 vacancies within the Operating Room (OR) and 4 within the Emergency Department (ED) units of Nursing Service at the Dayton VA Medical Center. 

The incumbent for the OR practices as an RN in the Circulating and Scrub roles.  The staff nurse is responsible to the Nurse Manager, Clinical Coordinator, Associate Chief Nurse, and Associate Director for Patient Care Services.   

The incumbent for the ED practices as an RN.  This unit specializes in the treatment of acute, life-threatening medical problems and exacerbation of chronic conditions that require an immediate medical and/or surgical intervention.


Please see the 'Required Documents' section below to submit a complete application packet.