Joining the Ralph H Johnson team is more than just a job, you will join dedicated, dynamic and diverse people committed to serving the men and women who have served our great nation. We fulfill our mission by living the I CARE values of Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence to everyone we meet.
VA Life – In Their Own Words
When it comes to world-class patient care, pioneering research, and multidisciplinary teamwork, VA raises the bar every day. Because we’re always striving to improve our facilities and expand our services, while maintaining a vibrant, caring culture where employees can thrive and veterans can heal.
Positions currently open
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If you are a nursing professional interested in working for Ralph H. Johnson VA Health Care System, please see our Nursing Career page for more information.
Ready to apply?
Ready to apply, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ll guide you. Although the process is intensive, it doesn’t have to be intimidating. Read our step-by-step guide to getting the job to learn more!
When you are ready to apply, simply follow the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” instructions in each job advertisement. They are your primary guide to applying for our openings. With the exception of a few healthcare jobs, most positions require online applications. It is therefore important to fully complete the online application process to receive your confirmation by e-mail. If you need help or have any questions, please call or email the person listed in the ‘Agency Contact Information’ section at the bottom of the listing.
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With its vibrant culture, rich history, delightfully preserved architecture, idyllic coastal location, acclaimed foodie scene, and friendly locals, Charleston is one of America’s most beloved travel destinations.
A VA career comes with comprehensive benefits, a competitive salary, and other generous perks to help you build a fuller, more balanced life for you and your family.
Before your first day
Congratulations! We are thrilled to have you join the Ralph H. Johnson VA team. We are delighted to welcome you on board. Once you have received and accepted your tentative job offer to join our team, it will include detailed instructions on the next steps needed to prepare to join New Employee Orientation.
Once you accept the offer, you will have access to our online onboarding system to complete new hire forms. Assigned tasks allow you to complete all required forms and communicate that those specific tasks have been completed to complete the onboarding process. These may depend on the position you have been selected for, but typical ‘onboarding’ steps include:
- Complete new hire documents and forms online.
- Have your fingerprints taken for a background check.
- Take a physical and drug test (if applicable).
- Sign up for VetPro, VA’s online credentialing system – follow this guide to help.
- Order your official transcript(s) mailed directly to the institution (if applicable).
Your draft offer will include contact information for your supervisor and members of the Human Resources team. They will be your guide and support throughout your integration process. In addition, our contact for the Human Resources department is:
Ralph H. Johnson VA HR Health Care System
109 Bee Street Charleston South Carolina
Human Resource Management Service. Second floor
Call: 843-577-5011 ext. 5949
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET
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