Frequently Asked Employment Questions



Upon receiving your application, Human Resources will review based on the position that you applied for and are qualified for.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified.  If you are not selected, you will not be notified.  Please understand that there are many applications received for each position.  Only the top two or three  applicants are selected and interviewed.


Application Process

Q.  What happens to my application after it’s submitted to Human Resources?
A.  All applications are reviewed by Human Resources, and the best-qualified applicants for the open positions will be contacted for an initial interview.

Q.  Can I apply for more than one open position?
A. Yes, you may apply for up to 6 positions at a time.  Keep in mind to review the position details closely.  Can you accept the position status (full-time, part-time, relief/PRN)?  Can you work the shift required of the position?  Do you possess the qualifications the position requires?

Q.  What if I want to apply for a position that is not listed?
A.  Only positions that are available are listed on the website.  If a position is not listed that means we currently have no openings for that position.  BSA only accepts applications for open positions.

Q.  How long will it take to get a response?  How Should I follow up on the status of my application?
A. Because the applicant pool for each open position at BSA Health System is unique, response time frames vary.  Human Resources will review the applications and promptly set-up interviews for the most qualified applicants. If you are selected for an interview, you will be notified. If you are not selected, you will not be notified. If you are not selected for a particular position, we recommend you continue searching for similar opportunities at BSA.

Q.  How can I check the status of my application?
A.  You may check the status of your application by going to the BSA website ( and logging into your application account. Under application history, it will tell you whether you are being considered or not.

Q.  Can I contact the department to which I am applying to turn in my application or to check on the status of my application?
A.   No. Every applicant must apply through the Human Resources Department.

Q.  Could a criminal history or background affect my ability to be hired at BSA?
A.  BSA conducts criminal background checks on all prospective employees.  BSA will determine your employability on a case-by-case basis while considering your background in relation to the job you are seeking.

Q.  I have applied for an open position and was not selected. If I want to apply for another opening, do I need to complete a new application?
A. Yes, your application is only tied to the specific job you applied for and you must submit a new application for a different position in order to be considered. By using the copy feature of the application system, you can copy over your previous application to a new application form.

Q.  My goal is to be in the medical field, but I don’t have any clinical experience.  What should I do?
A.  Continue to watch the job postings on a weekly basis.  BSA posts new openings every day.  Apply for the position that will match your present skills and schedule.  If hired, multiple opportunities exist at BSA to help you achieve your career goals.

Q.  What prevents my application from being sent to the department I requested?
A. If your applications are incomplete, they will not be considered. Did you complete an online survey that is required after you complete the online application? Did you fill in all the information including dates of hire and separation and telephone numbers of previous employers? Did your shift availability match that of the open position? HR will only send the applications that will be able to meet the shift requirements of the position. BSA is seeking applicants that have a good solid work history with qualifications they can build on to become a part of the BSA team. BSA practices tobacco-free hiring.


Basic Tips if you are experiencing technical difficulties during the application process.

  • Check your system and browser to ensure they are compatible. Position Manager, our applicant tracking system, does not support Mozilla Firefox, AOL, Safari, or MAC systems. Internet Explorer works best for PC users.
  • Pop-up blockers should be disabled or turned off, because they may interfere with the proper use of the application. To temporarily allow a site to display pop-ups, click the information Bar when it notifies you that a pop-up has been blocked. Then click Temporarily Allow Pop-ups.
  • Avoid using the Backspace button when navigating in Position manager. This may cause the system to error.
  • Position manager application system allows 90 minutes for you to complete your online application, please be sure to save your work at all times.

Q. How do I log in if I’ve created an account before?
A.  If you have created an account in the past and would like to access your account, please click on the “Log In Now” at the bottom of the search current job page under the Job Opportunities tab on the BSA website.

Q. I’ve not created an account before, how do I do that?
A. If you have not registered with the system, you will need to click on “Log In Now” at the bottom of the search current job page and click on “Register” on the next pop up page.

Q. I’ve created an account before, but I can’t remember my user name and password. How do I get it?
A. If you have forgotten your username or password, please enter your information in the proper field and click “Continue”. You can choose for the system to email you your account information or display it immediately.

Q. I’m trying to enter my email address, but the system says it already exists. What do I do next?
A. The same email address cannot be used on multiple applications/profiles. If you’ve used this email address in the past as a candidate, you will need to login as a returning user with the same username and password associated with the email address, or go back to the login page and use the “Forgot username or Password” feature.