Nursing Careers

If you want to be part of a team where nurses are respected, valued, and encouraged to learn and grow, you want to be a nurse at UConn Health. Our nurses have opportunities in a wide-range of specialties, as well as careers in leadership, advanced practice, research, and education.

At UConn Health, you have the ability to make a difference in patient lives. Explore what’s possible.

Nursing Job Fair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
5 to 8 p.m.

Open interviews for ICU, Critial Care, OR, and CRNA positions as well as tours of the UConn Health ICU.

Have a Question about our Nursing Opportunities?

Contact our nursing talent manager,
Julie Parrette at 860.679.2597 or parrette@uchc.edu.

Benefits

Staff nurses are involved in daily care bringing ideas to the table. To see the managers and the doctors being so receptive to it. I’ve never in my 14 years experienced that as a nurse.

— Liz Clark, UConn Health Registered Nurse

People here really put their patients first. It makes it a great environment to work and to learn in.

— Lizzie Bjorge, UConn Health Registered Nurse

People are friendlier here. You don’t feel like you're all alone. The management cares about your needs, they listen. From the doctors to the physical therapists and just the whole healthcare team all work as a team.

— Wilfreda Tilley, UConn Health Registered Nurse

Why Work at UConn Health

Nurse Professional Practice ModelUConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. At UConn Health, the patient experience and innovative healthcare is paramount. Our talented and dedicated nursing staff is at the heart of ensuring our quality care and patient outcomes. Our nurses have access to new technology to enhance patient care, safety, and satisfaction, as well as professional advancement opportunities. UConn John Dempsey Hospital is the only hospital in the Farmington Valley awarded an “A” patient safety rating by The Leapfrog Group. This Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patient safety, compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading patient safety experts.

Our nursing benefits include:

  • Competitive salary structure
  • Educational and management development opportunities
  • Industry leading, affordable access to medical, dental, vision, life and retirement benefits
  • Tuition waivers and reimbursements for self and dependents
  • Easy access to I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding Greater Hartford communities
  • Organizational culture focused on Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Innovation
  • Brand new, state of the art, award winning campus

QUICK FACTS

UConn Health is a member of NICHE, a nurse-driven program to enhance our already

excellent care for hospitalized elderly patients

We received another A grade for high‐level of patient safety by The Leapfrog Group

Placing us among the safest in Connecticut and the U.S.

We've earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by

demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals

QUICK FACTS

UConn Health is a member of NICHE, a nurse-driven program to enhance our already

excellent care for hospitalized elderly patients

We received another A grade for high‐level of patient safety by The Leapfrog Group

Placing us among the safest in Connecticut and the U.S.

We've earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by

demonstrating compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals

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