Jobs & Careers - VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville, Illinois
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VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville, Illinois


Jobs & Careers


By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you’ll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.

VAIHCS Human Resources Office

1900 E. Main Street, Building 102
Danville, IL  61832
Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(217) 554-4548

VA Illiana HCS Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New Employee Orientation 

Congratulations and welcome to the VA Illiana Health Care System.  The information included here is designed to serve as an introduction and provide resources that will make a smooth transition into your new role. We are pleased that you chose a career at the VA Illiana Health Care System and that you will become a part of the VA’s proud tradition that provides the highest quality of service to those men and women who have served our Nation.

Nursing Staff
If you are a nursing professional interested in working for VA Illiana Health Care System, please contact our nurse recruiter, at (217) 554-3204.   VA Illiana Health Care System is seeking interested students for temporary employment opportunities. If you have any questions, please contact Maria Thornton, HR Specialist, at 217-554-3204 or  Please see the Vacancy Announcement for more information.   

Optometry Residency Program
If you are interested in an Optometry Residency Program at VA Illiana Health Care System, please contact by phone (217) 554-5400 or (217) 554-5403.

Pharmacy Residency Program

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at VA Illiana is a 12 month postgraduate program designed to train and develop clinical pharmacists in multiple areas, including ambulatory care, mental health, and long-term care.  This ASHP-accredited program builds on PharmD education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for PGY2 pharmacy residency training.Our residents develop knowledge and skills in direct patient care, providing them with the opportunity to be successful in multiple practice environments. Residents also receive training and experience in teaching through our affiliation with Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SIUE-SOP) and are provided the opportunity to obtain a teaching certificate, as well as adjunct faculty status, at SIUE-SOP. 

Podiatric Residency and Clerkship Program
VA Illiana Health Care System offers training to Podiatry Resident and Students in two capacities:

  • Three year PMSR w/RRA residency program, fully approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education
  • Clerkship program in podiatric medicine and surgery.  Podiatry students work closely with our Podiatry attendings and residents, participating in all aspects of patient care.

Psychology Training Program
The VA Illiana Health Care System is an academic medical center affiliated with the University of Illinois, privileged to provide primary, secondary, medical and surgical care, acute psychiatric care, extended long-term care and skilled nursing home care, including Rehabilitation, Alzheimer's and Palliative Care to the men and women who have so proudly served out nation. The main facility located in Danville, Illinois, with a full-service outpatient clinic in Peoria IL and community-based outpatient clinics in Decatur, Mattoon, and Springfield Illinois.

If you are completing an APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and you are interested in either a pre-doctoral internship or a practicum experience, please click Psychology Training Program. If you need any further information or are having difficulty with the link, please contact (217) 554-5193.

Employee Benefits
A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits page*. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.

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.

VA Job Applications and Forms
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 SF 15 Application for 10-point Veterans Preference
Instructions for Faxing The How to Apply section of the job announcement will provide instructions for faxing documents, if it is an accepted method for submitting items for that job announcement.