At Sanford Health, we are very proud of our exceptional and distinguished nursing staff and are excited to invite you to join our growing family. As an integral part of Sanford Health System, our nurses focus on providing patient focused care and improving the human condition for all our patients.
Sanford Health employs more than 6,300 registered nurses who deliver care in more than 80 specialty areas of medicine. Our many Sanford Health Centers of Excellence include Sanford Cancer, Sanford Children’s, Sanford Heart, Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Sanford Women’s.
Explore the categories below to find out more about our nursing opportunities.
5 Reasons to Join Our Team
Experience You Want
Work in an area that you’re interested in! Sanford Health has a variety of available opportunities within different departments and facilities. Whether in a hospital, clinic, emergency room, medical center or long-term care facility, we can help you discover the ideal position that compliments your interests, helps you grow and fulfills the needs of you and your family.
A Flexible Schedule
We get it. With so many people going back to school, having children, or frequently on the road, working standardized hours may seem impossible. Let us help! With growing diversity of needs within the organization and staff, Sanford Health is offering many more flexible scheduling options including, self-schedule! Just let us know your availability and our team can work with you to find an ideal opportunity.
Great Pay and Benefits
Although Sanford Health does offer competitive pay, we understand that relationships with employees goes well beyond the paycheck, and we’re committed to long term investment in our people. Sanford’s flexible benefits packages give employees the ability to customize their benefits to best fit their family’s needs now and in the future. Employees also are eligible to receive many discounts and perks just for being part of the family.
Being a nurse can be stressful at times. Sanford wants to help its newest employees worry less about finances and stay focused on making an impact in their patients’ lives. We currently have a variety of incentive packages available to qualifying applicants. Employees are also eligible to receive referral bonuses for new hires that they refer. You can work with your classmates, friends and family to help shape our culture and atmosphere and make money in the process. Contact us today to see if you qualify.
Location. Location. Location.
Are you looking to stick close to home? Or maybe you’d prefer a change of scenery. With 43 hospitals, 250 clinics, locations in 9 states and 4 countries, Sanford Health enables people in both situations to find a location that fits their lifestyle. With over 28,000 employees, Sanford Health is a leader in health care and strives to provide patients everywhere with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
Benefits and Perks
Comprehensive benefits package
Opportunities to participate in care and process improvements via nurse-led initiatives.
“I’ve worked at Sanford for 5 years and have been able to grow tremendously as a nurse.”
RN – Staff Nurse
"Sanford plays a huge role in promoting the furthering of education for nurses and setting high standards for our practice, education and interaction with patients."
At Sanford Health, we hold ourselves to high standards and deliver compassionate care. With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, our journey as an organization includes continually building on the diverse talents, experiences and beliefs of our employees. Nurses at Sanford are seen as equal players and collaborative partners, as they play an important part of planning the patient’s care and bringing them back to health.
Sanford Health's progressive medical care means we provide state-of-the-art care. Through our Centers of Excellence in Cancer, Children's, Heart, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Women's, Sanford Health is able to provide top quality care to patients throughout the region.
Sanford Nursing Awards
Sanford Health has achieved Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program, positioning Sanford in the top-1 percent nationwide for nursing excellence. This distinction is the highest honor an organization can receive for the professional-nursing practice. “Magnet recognition is a prestigious honor that reflects our commitment to deliver the highest quality of care,” said Diana Berkland, Vice President of Nursing & Clinical Services. “Our staff pursues excellence each and every day—always keeping the needs of our patients at the forefront.” To read the full article, visit https://www.sanfordhealth.org/newsroom/2013/01/sanford-receives-magnet-recognition.
The DAISY Award recognizes the clinical expertise and compassionate, extraordinary care exhibited by nurses every day. DAISY is an acronym that stands for Diseases Attacking the Immune System and was founded by a family who lost their son at 33 to an auto-immune disease. They wanted to honor and celebrate nurses who provide extraordinary, compassionate and skillful care every day. As a proud DAISY Award Partner, one of Sanford Health’s nurses are recognized with this special honor every quarter. To find out more about the program, go to https://www.daisyfoundation.org/.
Ever year during National Nurses Week we celebrate the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern Nursing. During this time, each of Sanford’s regions celebrate Nursing with an Evening Reception and Recognition Event. Here we provide awards to all of our Nurses and supporting staff who provide exceptional care to our patients and their families. Nearly 100 nurses from each region are recognized for their outstanding demonstration of Sanford values.
Sanford Health has had many specialties, services and programs achieve a unique designation. These Programs of Distinction have been recognized within a wide range of specialty areas. A few of them include Stroke, Diabetes, Cardiac, Transplant, Health Care Home, Joint Replacements, Trauma Designation, Cancer Accreditation. To view a full list, visit http://www.sanfordhealth.org/medical-services/programsofdistinction.
Sanford has consistently operated under the principle of equal treatment for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, in regard to public assistance or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. For more information on EEO is the Law click here for English Version and here for Spanish Version. The EEO is the Law Supplement can be accessed by clicking here for English Version and by clicking here for Spanish Version.
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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
This organization will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.