Join Our Team! | VA Charleston Health Care

Joining the team at Ralph H Johnson is more than just a job, you will be joining dedicated, dynamic, and diverse individuals committed to serving those men and women who have served our great nation. We fulfill our mission living by the I CARE values of Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect, and Excellence to all those we encounter.

Life At VA – In Their Own Words

When it comes to world-class patient care, pioneering research and multidisciplinary teamwork, VA sets the bar higher every day. Because we always push ourselves to improve our facilities and expand our services, all while maintaining a vibrant, compassionate culture in which employees can thrive and Veterans can heal.

Learn more about what it’s like to be part of one of the nation’s leading health care systems from the valued employees who experience it firsthand.

Current Open Positions

USAJobs will be your main source for available positions.  Visit USAJobs for job openings at VA Charleston!

Nursing Staff

If you are a nursing professional interested in working for Ralph H. Johnson VA Health Care System, please view our Nursing Career Page for more information.

Ready To Apply?

Ready to apply, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through it. While 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’re ready to apply, just follow the “How to Apply” and “Required Documents” instructions in each job announcement. They’re your primary guide for applying for our openings. Except for a few health care jobs, most positions require online applications. So, it’s important to fully complete the online application process to receive your email confirmation. If you need help or have questions, please call or email the person listed in the “Agency Contact Information” section near the bottom of the announcement.  

Learn About Charleston, South Carolina

With its vibrant culture, rich history, exquisitely-preserved architecture, idyllic coastal location, celebrated dining scene and friendly locals, Charleston is one of America’s best loved travel destinations.

Federal Benefits

A career with VA comes loaded with comprehensive benefits, competitive pay and other generous perks to help build a fuller, more balanced life for you and your family.

Before Your First Day

Congratulations! We are so excited you are joining the Ralph H. Johnson VA Team.  We are excited to welcome you aboard. Once you’ve 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 the New Employee Orientation.

Once you accept the offer you will have access to our on-line onboarding system for the completion of new hire forms. Tasks assigned allow you to complete any required forms and communicate those specific assignments have been done to complete the onboarding process. These may depend on the position you were selected for, but typical “onboarding” steps include:

  • Complete new hire documents and forms online.
  • Have your fingerprints taken for a background check.
  • Pass a physical and drug test (if applicable).
  • Enroll in VetPro, VA’s web-based credentialing system—follow this guide for help.
  • Order your official college transcript(s) addressed directly to the facility (if applicable).

Your tentative offer will include your supervisor and human resource team member’s contact information. They will be your guide and support during your onboarding process. Additionally our human resources department contact is:

Ralph H. Johnson VA Health Care System HR

109 Bee Street Charleston SC
Human Resources Management Services. Second Floor
Phone: 843-577-5011, ext. 5949
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET


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