VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations
What Is a VA Form 10-2850c?
VA Form 10-2850c, Application for Associated Health Occupations is a form used to apply for a job in the associated healthcare occupations within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and its sub-agencies: the department’s central office, the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, and the National Cemetery Administration. The gathered information will be used to assess an applicant’s suitability for employment.
The latest version of the form was released by the VA in November 2016 with copies of the June 2006 edition available until exhausted. An up-to-date VA Form 10 2850c fillable version is available for digital filing and download below or can be found on the Department of Veterans Affairs website.
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VA Form 10 2850c Instructions
The form is distributed without any filing guidelines. Detailed step-by-step filing instructions can be found below.
How to Fill Out VA Form 10 2850c?
- The first box of the form contains the occupations available for application. The applicant must select “Other” and identify the occupation if the desired position is not featured on the list.
- Boxes 2 through 12 should contain the applicant’s personal information. This includes their name, address, date, and place of birth, SSN and citizenship information. Box 3 is filled in if the candidate is applying for a certain specialty.
- If the applicant had ever filed the application before, this should be specified in Boxes 10a through 10c.
- Section I describes the applicant’s military service. The individual must specify whether or not they have served on active military duty. If the answer is negative, the section should be left blank.
- Box 13e requires the type of discharge. Other-than-honorable discharge requires a further explanation on a separate sheet of paper that must be attached to the form.
- Section II pertains to licensure: DEA certification, registration, and clinical privileges - if applicable. The applicant has to provide full information on their licenses: where and when the license was obtained, the number of licenses, the current registration, and an expiration date.
- Boxes 15a through 15c require information regarding any problems with the license: whether it was restricted, suspended or denied in any state. Boxes 16a through 16d require the certifying body for the current occupation, the most recent certification date, and its number, the specification, and whether or not any action was taken against certification or registration. Additional sheets may be used to include all the certifications or to explain the information given.
- Section III is to be completed by the reviewing agency.
- Section IV provides information about liability insurance. It is filled as stated only if applicable.
- An applicant’s qualifications must be described in Section V. Boxes 22a through 22e specify the name of schools, their address (including ZIP code), the program length, the date of completing the program, and the documents that verify attendance (a diploma or the awarded degree).
- Section VI describes the previous professional experience. Column 24a is for listing the names of previous employers, Column 24b is for providing their addresses and Column Box 24c is for specifying the occupation in every case.
- The form of contract - either full or part-time - is identified in Column 26d. If the applicant was a part-time employee, the average number of hours per week is given in Column 26e. Column 26f indicates the period of employment for each place of occupation.
- Section VII provides space for any additional information. Box 25 is filed by applicants employed under any names other than the one specified in Box 2. Any publications, awards, grants or fellowships should be listed in Box 26.
- The qualifications for every candidate must be provided by qualified professionals not related to the applicant by blood or marriage. These people should be listed as references in Section VIII, Boxes 27a through 17d.
- Boxes 28 through 37 contain yes-or-no questions that need to be answered by the applicant. These include questions about any previous convictions or imprisonment, being discharged from a position and having Federal debts.
- The applicant must certify the provided information by signing the form in Box 38 and once again in the space provided on the fourth page of the form.
VA Form 10-2850c FAQ
How do I save VA Form 10-2850c in a fillable format?
You must have the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer or mobile device in order to save the data within the PDF.
How to electronically sign VA Form 10-2850c?
Signing the VA 10 2850c form is no different from signing other e-fillable documents. There are several options for creating your own electronic signature:
- Open the file you want to sign in Adobe Reader and select “Add Signature”
- Select “Type” to type your name and have it converted to a signature.
- Select “Draw” and draw your signature using your mouse, a touch screen or a stylus.
- Select “Image” to upload a scanned and cropped picture of your actual signature.
VA 10-2850c Related Forms
There are several forms related to VA 10 2850c and intended for specific occupations.
- VA Form 10-2850, Application for Physicians, Dentists, Podiatrists, Optometrists & Chiropractors, is filed by specialists applying to one of these positions in Veterans Health Administration to prove their eligibility for appointment.
- VA Form 10-2850a, Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists is used by the applicants to describe their education and professional experience and provide professional references to prove their eligibility for appointment.
- VA Form 10-2850d, Application for Health Professions Trainee is filed by individuals applying for the VA clinical training program. The data provided in the form may also be used for making pay and benefit determinations or personnel administration if an applicant is employed by the VA.