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Nursing Careers 

Why Stanford Nursing
Why Stanford Nursing?
Stanford Nurses are recognized as bold leaders, compassionate healers, educators, and mentors, providing the highest standards of excellence in care while generating long-term impressions that continue to set SHC apart as the best place to work and thrive. Stanford Nursing offers a wide array of career advancement opportunities, access to the latest technologies and health care innovations, and boasts a workplace culture that encourages personal growth and work-life balance, while honoring its commitment to delivering evidence-based and patient-centered care.

Transforming the Patient Care Experience

Caring Science and Caritas

Registered Nurse Training Programs 

RN Residency Program 
The Nurse Residency Program is committed to growing the nursing profession by hiring exceptional nurses from nursing programs across the country. The program leaders have a wealth of professional practice experience offering support to all nurse residents working in the various specialties of medicine, surgery, oncology and critical care.
Critical Care Training Program
CCTP is a program designed for RNs with no critical care experience and at least 1 year of acute care experience that are interested in transitioning to the Critical Care Region here at Stanford Medicine—Stanford Health Care.
Acute Care Transition Program
The Acute Care Transition (ACT) Program is designed for registered nurses with at least 1 year experience who have minimal or little acute care experience, and desire to transition into an acute care setting.
Emergency Department Bridge Training Program 
The ER Bridge Program is designed for registered nurses with at least 2 years acute care experience and a desire to transition into the Emergency Department. 

Oncology Nursing Careers

Treating every type of cancer. Meeting every kind of challenge.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our Oncology Department is home to multidisciplinary nursing teams engaged in an unrelenting fight against every type of cancer. Our exceptionally talented RNs, nurse coordinators, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, research nurses, and nursing assistants are all specially trained in the care of cancer patients. It's the kind of life-changing work that requires tremendous hope and constant dedication, but the rewards can be unforgettable. You're invited to learn more about this department and decide if this field is right for you. Learn more about our Oncology Nursing
Magnet Recognized Magnet Recognition is a prestigious award developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) recognizing health care organizations that provide nursing excellence. Magnet not only recognizes nursing excellence, but also quality patient care and innovations in professional nursing practice.
Nationally Recognized At Stanford Health Care we seek to provide patients with the very best in diagnosis and treatment, with outstanding quality, compassion and coordination.