The nursing staff at St. Jude provides the patient family-centered care families need during their time at St. Jude. We partner with patients and their families to provide excellence in care, foster hope, practice with passion and celebrate life every day.
As St. Jude nurses, we advance nursing care through innovation, evidence-based practice and the global sharing of knowledge.
St. Jude is a Magnet-Recognized Hospital
St. Jude is a Magnet hospital, the most prestigious award a hospital can receive related to nursing. The Magnet Recognition Program® serves as a benchmark for patients to measure the quality of nursing care they can expect to receive at a hospital. Nurses also take part in a shared decision-making throughout the hospital. Our Shared Governance involves the entire nursing body, which focuses on nursing and the organizational mission, vision and priorities.
Career Opportunities in Nursing
Explore nursing jobs at St. Jude in pediatric oncology, hematology, research and other areas. We offer a supportive environment that promotes excellence and growth.
Nurse Residency Program for New Grad Nurses
The St. Jude Nurse Residency Program supports newly graduated, bachelor’s-prepared registered nurses as they transition from student to professional nurse. The program works with early-career nurses to prepare them to lead the advancement of nursing care through innovation, expansion of evidence-based practice and the global sharing of knowledge. New grad nurses hired into the NRP are supported by a team of Nursing Professional Development Practitioners as they work through this critical transition period and adjust to the realities of the profession in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Nursing Education and Training
At St. Jude, we offer opportunities to advance your education and training in an environment that values your work and fosters creativity and innovation.
St. Jude nursing research actively contributes to improving patient care and patient care outcomes for all patients and families given care at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and its affiliates, and indirectly for children world-wide who have a catastrophic illness. We do this by creating, applying, evaluating and sharing the highest quality clinical care research.
St. Jude Nursing Honors and Awards
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses recognizes the special work that nurses do every day. This award program offers patients, families and colleagues a way to honor nurses. The program also increases nurses' job satisfaction, retention, teamwork, pride, organizational culture and a healthy work environment.