The San Francisco VA Health Care System is a comprehensive network that provides health services to Veterans through the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and six community-based outpatient clinics in Santa Rosa, Eureka, Ukiah, Clearlake, San Bruno, and downtown San Francisco. We’re hiring in all facilities across the region.

We think there are a lot of compelling reasons to join the SFVAMC team. We have several National Centers of Excellence in areas including:

  • Epilepsy Treatment
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • HIV
  • Renal Dialysis

SFVAMC is also one of the largest-funded research programs in Veterans Health Administration, with $70 million in research expenditures. In addition, for over 50 years SFVAMC has been affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. A career at SFVAMC means continued learning opportunities from some of the top leaders in their field.

Living in San Francisco

San Francisco serves as the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. Known for its rich arts history, steep rolling hills, cable cars, and iconic landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is an exciting city to start your VHA career.

The city’s sprawling parks and stunning beaches are popular with residents and tourists alike. If you’re looking for an urban experience and an outdoor active lifestyle, San Francisco offers the best of both worlds. Here are some of the city’s best outdoor spaces:

  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area – This is one of the most visited units of the National Park System in
  • the United States, with over 13 million visitors a year.
  • Golden Gate Park – Stretching from the center of the city west to the Pacific Ocean, the park includes cultural and natural attractions including the Conservatory of Flowers and Japanese Tea Garden.
  • Alamo Square Park – Featured in many pieces of pop culture, the park is often seen as a symbol of San Francisco. The park offers hilltop views of the city including the famous “Postcard Row,” a cluster of brightly painted Victorian and Edwardian Houses.
  • Lombard Street – Located in the Russian Hill neighborhood, it’s famous for a steep, one-block section with eight hairpin turns and has been dubbed “the crookedest street in the world.”

Excited about pursuing a career on the west coast? Search available opportunities in the greater San Francisco area and get ready to Join VA.

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Published on Oct. 5, 2016

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