Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):  1009268

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.

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.

Reasonable Accommodation: The Marion VA Medical Center may provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants and employees with permanent disabilities and allow them to fully participate in the application process, perform essential job functions, and enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment, in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and VA policies, unless to do so would cause undue hardship to the department.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

PLEASE NOTE: In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering starts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form, please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. Submission of a resume or a 1203-FX form alone IS NOT a complete application. This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described under Required Documents section. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.

Area of Consideration: All US Citizens, however first area of consideration will be given to VAMC Marion, IL employees.


The Marion, Illinois VA Medical Center is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to join the Emergency Department within the Nursing Service at Marion, Illinois. The incumbent functions as a staff nurse providing services that compensates for or assists in meeting health-related self-care demands, and/or enhancing or developing self-care. The incumbent should be familiar with cardiac drugs, protocols and critical care operations. The incumbent delivers care in accordance with established standards, hospital policies and procedures. Must be ACLS certified.

Work Schedule:  11:30 AM - 12:00 AM, various and rotating work days 

This position is located in Nursing Service, Medicine/Surgery.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No