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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 christina.raymond2@va.gov

STEP 2 - complete the following forms and send to christina.raymond2@va.gov:

ALL RENEWAL WOCs:

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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 christina.raymond2@va.gov

STEP 2 - complete the following forms and send to christina.raymond2@va.gov

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VOLUNTEER (minors under age 18 & foreign nationals without a Social Security #)

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 christina.raymond2@va.gov:

STEP 2 - complete the following forms and submit to christina.raymond2@va.gov:

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