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VA EMPLOYMENT

All forms must be completed as part of the application process for VA paid employees/positions within Medical Research Service. Official job offers are made only by Human Resource Management staff.

 

WITHOUT COMPENSATION (WOC) APPOINTMENT

Individuals paid by an institution other than the VA, who perform work at the VA and/or have access to VA Patient Information Systems must have a WOC Appointment. All forms must be completed prior to individual performing work at this facility. Paperwork must be received in the research office 4 weeks prior to requested start date.

 

ALL NEW WOCs:

STEP 1 - To initiate a WOC appointment, Supervisor to complete a New Employee Information Sheet and submit to the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660

STEP 2 - complete the following forms and send to the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660:

STEP 3 - Create VAIRRS Account and upload CV/CITI training

  • Please create an account in VAIRRS/IRBNet, if you have not already, to upload your CV/Resume and/or Citiprogram training.  VA Research now uses VAIRRS/IRBNet for tracking and storing pertinent Research Citiprogram training, CV/Resumes, Research Scope of Practice and study submission documents.

  • Christina Raymond will upload your Scope of Practice in VAIRRS after she receives the completed copy signed by you and your PI and she has the ACOS of Research, Dr. Peachey sign it.

  • For details on creating a VAIRRS account and uploading your training, see the New User Registration training energizer on our VAIRRS/IRBNet page.

STEP 4 - Click here for training options (TMS/Citiprogram/Safety Training).

ALL RENEWAL WOCs:

INTERGOVERNMENTAL PERSONNEL AGREEMENT (IPA)

General Information

  • IPAs are set up in 2-year increments for up to 4 years.

  • IPAs always start on the 1st of the month.

  • Employees participating in an IPA must be permanent employees of their institution for at least 90 days.

  • IPAs are for 'higher level' positions, not for RA I's and/or Fellows.

  • You are responsible for getting the signature of the participating institution.

  • Paperwork must be received in the research office 4 weeks prior to requested start date.

 

STEP 1 - To initiate an IPA, Supervisor to complete a New Employee Information Sheet and submit to the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660

STEP 2 - complete the following forms and send to the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660

Click here for training options.

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VOLUNTEER (minors under age 18)

Paperwork must be received in the research office 4 weeks prior to requested start date.

STEP 1 - To initiate a Volunteer appointment, PI to complete and submit to the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660:

STEP 2 - complete the following forms and submit to the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660:

  • Scope of Practice

  • A signed & dated copy of resume/CV, if applicable

  • Volunteer/Guardian must contact Vernell.Whipple@va.gov in the Communications & External Affairs office to process your volunteer to set up a time to complete the VA Volunteer Application. If you have trouble contacting them, please contact the Management Assistant (216) 791-3800 x64660.

Click here for training options.

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