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As a nurse at UC Health, you'll discover that we have so much in store for your career. Here you'll be able to continue to develop your skills alongside the best and brightest teams practicing sub-specialized, world-class care in a highly supportive environment.

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NURSING BY THE NUMBERS

A Source of Hope and Courage

2020 was designated the International Year of the Nurse by the World Health Assembly. Our nurses play a vital role in delivering world-class care to our patients, especially during COVID-19.

2,799

nurses system-wide

104

nurse leaders

474

nationally certified nurses*

314

clinical ladder participants*

(from 2020 annual report)

*Inpatient hospitals

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Start Strong with Our Nurse Residency Program

If you're just starting out as a nurse, we want to make your transition as seamless as possible. Our Nurse Residency Program will build your confidence, critical thinking and competency in providing excellent care and positive outcomes. In collaboration with Vizient and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), this program provides:

  • Educational classes.
  • Clinical laboratory sessions.
  • Faculty supervision.
  • Mentoring and support.
  • The opportunity to make connections.

GROWTH IS GIVEN

World-Class Nursing Care

Nurses at UC Health serve on the front lines of healthcare in our community, and provide lifesaving, patient-centered care in our emergency departments, operating rooms, intensive care units, recovery centers and outpatient facilities. With UC Health, you will:

  • Work on high-acuity cases in our hospitals, including our Level I adult trauma center at UC Medical Center.
  • Continually learn about advancements that lead to better patient outcomes.
  • Be part of a culture of nursing excellence, empowerment and clinical superiority through our clinical ladder.
  • Have the potential to advance in roles such as nurse clinician, case manager, clinical educator, supervisor, manager or director.

A Culture of Teamwork

UC Health offers a fast-paced, high-energy culture that's filled with collaboration. If there's something you're unsure about, you will always find someone who will be happy to share their knowledge with you. We're all here to support each other and provide our patients with the best care possible.

 Recognition You Deserve

Recognition You Deserve

The way our nurses go above and beyond at UC Health is never lost on us. We believe it's important to acknowledge their outstanding care and share it with their teams. Our programs include internal PRIIDE and ROSE Awards to recognize employees and clinicians who exemplify our values, as well as DAISY Awards.

Find Your Best Fit

As the region's academic healthcare system, patients come to UC Health for subspecialized, world-class care only we can provide. We hold the highest standard of patient care, clinical research and medical education. Find your best fit in one of the following clinical areas:

  • Acute care
  • Cancer
  • Cardiology
  • Critical care/ICU
  • Trauma Care
  • Infectious diseases
  • Mental Health
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • Perioperative Services
  • Post-acute Care
  • Primary Care
  • Transplant
  • Women's Health
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