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Application & Hiring Process

Thank you for your interest in working at Virginia Hospital Center! Our goal is to be not only the best Healthcare System in the area, but also the best workplace. Our application and hiring process is simple.

Please see our application steps and frequently asked questions below. If you need assistance or have additional questions, please contact us at: 703.558.8109 or

Steps in the Application & Hiring Process

  • Submit an Application
    After finding the open position that is the best match for your skills and work preferences, select “Apply for This Job Online” to begin the application process. Once submitting your application, you will be prompted to complete a Talent Assessment.

  • Interview
    If you are selected for consideration, you will be invited to interview with the unit manager. You may also be invited in for a peer interview with up to three current VHC team members, to ensure that we are a great fit for you and vice versa. This is an important part of our process, supporting our culture of teamwork and workplace excellence.

  • Offer & Next Steps
    Once interviews are complete and you are asked to move forward in the hiring process, our Recruitment team will provide details of your offer, as well as next steps for a final employment offer letter.

  • Background Check & References
    Once you have verbally accepted an offer, you will receive an email to complete a background check. You will also receive an email requesting contact information for your professional references. New RN graduates must provide two letters of reference from clinical instructors and/or clinical preceptors.

  • Employee Health Screening
    All employment offers are contingent upon a drug screening, to be completed within 48 hours from the time of request.

  • License/ Certification/Educational Requirements
    If the position for which you are applying requires a state or national license, high school diploma or certification, these will be required prior to start date. If a college degree is also required, you must submit official transcripts. While you may interview without being licensed, you may not begin employment without record of your license, official transcripts, and/or diploma.

  • Accepting the Offer
    After you have accepted your offer, our Recruitment team will send the official letter confirming your position, salary, and orientation dates. This will include information about where to report your first day of work, our orientation schedule, and the documentation you will need to bring on your first day of employment.

  • Complete Pre-Employment Requirements
    Once you have accepted an offer and have a start date, you will be asked to complete the following final steps:

    • New Employee Health Screen

    • CPR certification (if required for your position)

    • ACLS certification (if required for your position)

Frequently Asked Questions:

Where do I apply?

See all of our latest positions here. Carefully select the position that is the best match for your skills and work preferences.

How long does the application process take?

The length of the application process can vary, based on the position and number of candidates being considered.

If I’m not selected for a position, will I be considered for future opportunities?

Yes. If you are not selected for an interview, your resume will remain in our online database for future reference.

Can I apply for more than one position at a time?

Yes, our application system now allows candidates to apply for more than one position at a time. Please select the positions you feel you are most qualified for.

I don’t see a specific job that I’m interested in. Can I submit a general interest request?

Yes. If you love our culture and workplace, but do not currently see a position that best matches your skills or professional interests, you can submit your resume for general consideration. We will keep you in mind for openings we believe could be a great match for you.

Recruitment Fraud Warning

Virginia Hospital Center has been alerted of phishing scams where individuals pretend to represent the Hospital and offer fake job opportunities and email employment offer letters to prospective job seekers.

Please be aware that Virginia Hospital Center will never ask prospective employees for direct payment to process documents or purchase equipment for employment. Candidates should not send money at any time to a Hospital recruiter and should confirm all recruiter email addresses end in

If you have questions, please contact our recruitment team at:

Phone: 703.558.8109
E-mail: recruitment@

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