Jobs & Careers - Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, Michigan
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Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, Michigan


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.

ALL prospective employees, interns, residents and health professional trainees MUST be vaccinated against COVID-19.

For questions please refer to Vaccination Program Document located here.

 At the Aleda E. Lutz VAMC, we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. If you have what it takes, please consider applying for one of our available positions.
 All users of VA information systems are required to complete the VA Privacy and Information Security Awareness training and sign the appropriate Rules of Behavior agreement prior to being granted access to information systems. 

 Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

 The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw, Michigan is pleased to announce nurse practitioner residency positions within the Primary Care setting. The program is one year in length and offers a stipend and limited benefits. Successful participants will be eligible, and encouraged, to apply for nurse practitioner vacancies in the Veterans Health System. CLICK HERE for more information. 

 Psychology Internship Program

 The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center offers an intensive health service psychology internship program in both a hospital and outpatient setting. The program provides a unique opportunity to work with male and female Veterans experiencing a wide range of physical, emotional and interpersonal problems, while receiving careful supervision from highly-skilled staff. CLICK HERE for more information. 

 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.

 Health Professional Trainees

 Am I Eligible? Download this Checklist to be sure you meet all Eligibility requirements to train at VA Facilities
 Males born since 1960, between the ages of 18 and 25, MUST register for Selective Service. Click Here to Register or Check Registration
 All Health Professions Trainees MUST have a US Social Security Number. If you don't, please stop here and alert your Program Director of Training.
 VA is a Drug-Free Workplace. Click Here to see what that Means for Health Professions Trainees
 The required forms and mandatory training module located below are mandatory for all health professions trainees:
  • Additional forms may be required depending on your type of appointment.
  • Please type your information in the forms or print CLEARLY.
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Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center
1500 Weiss St
Saginaw, MI 48602
(989) 497-2500 ext.11900 or ext. 12692

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The following forms and training module are required to be completed and hand carried to the VA during your appointment for fingerprinting no later than 30 days before start of rotation. To make your appointment for fingerprinting contact the GME Coordinator at the email or phone number above. The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for freeIf the forms don't work properly, try opening site in Chrome or Microsoft Edge. 
 Application for Health Professions Trainees  VA 10-2850D  All Trainees
Declaration for Federal Appointment  OF 306 All Trainees
 Health Professions Trainee Random Drug Testing Notification and Acknowledgement Memo   Memo to be signed and returned *All Trainees
 VHA Mandatory Training for Trainees (Includes VA Rules of Behavior)  Online Course All Trainees
Health Professional Trainee Information Page  HPT Form  All Trainees
 Fingerprinting List of Specific Identification Documents Required  All Trainees 
  *The only VHA Training Programs exempt from Random Drug Testing per policy are: Clinical Pastoral Education, Social Work, Dietetics,
Occupational Therapy,Optometry, Audiology, Speech Pathology and non-Clinical or Administrative

Affiliation Requirements

 Training Qualification & Credential Verification List (TQCVL) is required for all Health Professional Trainees (HPT) rotating at the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center. TQCVL will be turned in to the GME Coordinator 30 days prior to HPT start of rotation. TQCVL Instructions
  TQCVL Template  
   TQCVL List Template

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.