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Nurses at St. Jude do it all – from clinical care to research to information systems. As a St. Jude nurse, you’ll be immersed in a caring, patient-centered environment where you’ll feel good about what you do at the end of the day.

You’ll have access to state-of-the-art resources and equipment – as well as constant opportunities for education, learning and professional development.

St. Jude: A Magnet Hospital

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St. Jude has received designated Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest honor granted to nursing services. Achieving Magnet status demonstrates that St. Jude has excellent patient care, safety and satisfaction; attracts and retains top nursing talent; and has a collaborative culture among its nursing staff.

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An Environment of Excellence

An Environment of Nursing Excellence

Nurses at St. Jude are highly valued as expert members of the clinical team. We provide a supportive practice environment that promotes excellence as well as employee growth, retention and teamwork. Our employee satisfaction and nursing engagement scores exceed national benchmarks.

Research, innovation and creativity are prized. Our vision is to set the global standard for pediatric oncology nursing practice. To fulfill this vision, we aim to achieve the highest quality in patient care through evidence-based practice.

Other benefits include:

  • Low nurse-to-patient ratios in all units
  • Shared governance model
  • 10-12 week orientation with classroom and preceptorship
  • Excellent fringe benefits, including three weeks of paid vacation and unmatched insurance benefits
  • Excellent compensation program, including competitive salary, direct patient care differential and five-step clinical ladder advancement program
  • Non-rotating shifts and full-time weekend staffing option
  • Nursing research opportunities
  • Generous continuing education and ongoing professional development
  • Opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of pediatric patients and their families

New Graduate Nursing Jobs

If you have recently graduated or are within two months of graduating from nursing school, we invite you to apply for a pediatric oncology nurse position in inpatient areas.

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Nursing Licensure

The use of a multi-state license in Tennessee began in July 2003 as a result of the Tennessee Licensure Compact that was enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly. Tennessee joined with multiple other states in this compact. Under certain circumstances, a nurse with a current license in one of those states may practice nursing in any of the other states without having to apply for a new license in that state.

For a list of participating states, visit


Why St. Jude for Your Clinical Career?

We love coming to work. And we think you will too.

Learn how our unique funding model, award-winning, collaborative environment and superb resources help you grow your career while providing the highest quality in patient care.

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Meet a St. Jude Nurse


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Nurse Susan Strawn shares why she loves working with our patients and families, and how the St. Jude mission inspired her to build a lifelong career with us.


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