Registered Nurse Careers
VA Mission: Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
VA Vision: To be a patient-centered integrated health care organization for Veterans providing excellent health care, research, and education; an organization where people choose to work; an active community partner; and a back-up for national emergencies.
Location: VAMC Lebanon’s main campus is located in South Lebanon Township, 3 miles outside the city of Lebanon and approximately 30 miles east of Harrisburg, the state capital, and 30 minutes from the cities of Hershey, Reading, Lancaster, and York.
-Full time RNs earn 26 vacation days/year
-Full time RNs earn 13 sick leave days/year with no limits on accumulation and can be used towards retirement years
-11 paid federal holidays
-Shift differential: 10% (Evening, Night shift) & 25% (weekends), double time for holidays
-Federal retirement system (Pension)
-Travel and work in any state license is valid for employment. (For example a Texas license is valid in PA)
-On-site child care
-Federal health insurance
-Federal dental and vision insurance
-Thrift savings plan (similar to a 401 K) -The VA will contribute 1% to your account automatically, plus match your contributions up to 4% (dollar for dollar for the first 3%, ½% for the next 2%) for a total of 5%.
-On-site YMCA free to employee and discounted to family members
-Assistance with future education:
1. Up to $3,000/year in employee education development
2. National Nursing Education Initiative (NNEI) scholarship –up to $41,572.
-May qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
-Uniform allowance provided in some nursing areas
-Employee discounts to the Baltimore Aquarium, Knobles, Lancaster Barnstormer, A&M pizza, AT&T, Verizon, Fuddruckers, and more.
-Military buy back time
¨ Emergency Department – 2 triage rooms & 9 beds
¨ Intensive Care Unit/Telemetry Unit – 11 beds
¨ Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Unit – 16 beds
¨ Operating Room – 4 rooms, 1 minor procedure room
¨ ASU/PACU – 16/8 beds
¨ Endoscopy – 2 rooms
¨ Short Stay Rehabilitation Unit – 24 beds
¨ Inpatient Behavioral Health– 22 beds
¨ Hospice – 17 beds
¨ Nursing Home – 30 beds
¨ Home based primary care – serves 9 counties in south central PA
¨ Primary Care (Lebanon) – outpatient
¨ Specialty Care (Lebanon) – outpatient
¨ Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) – Berks, Lancaster, York, Camp Hill
¨ Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic
¨ Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) – outpatient
¨ Behavioral Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program – 43 beds
Lebanon VAMC offers acute medical, surgical, behavioral health and long-term inpatient care and a full range of outpatient services including primary care, specialty care, home based care, and psychiatric rehabilitation services.
Lebanon VAMC is a teaching hospital, providing a wide range of patient care services, using state-of-the-art technology, guided by ongoing education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided by dedicated staff. Lebanon is proud of the fact that one-third of its employees are Veterans. Its end of life programs, including an inpatient hospice unit, is considered a best practice within VA.
Lebanon VA Medical Center RN Application Process
How to Apply:
1. Go to www.usajobs.gov
2. Search by keyword and/or location
3. Select position
4. Select “apply online” and follow prompts (VA forms can be found within job announcement)
1. Application for Employment, VA Form 10-2850a
For any questions or assistance please contact:
Lebanon VA Medical Center
1700 S. Lincoln Ave
Lebanon, PA 17042