Explore Nursing Roles

​​​​At SSM Health, you will find an exceptional workplace where mutual respect and support are part of the culture. Nurses work with physicians as part of a multi-disciplinary team to improve patient care. From our Epic electronic health record to the latest IV pump technology, we provide our nurses with the technology to do their jobs well. Every nurse is empowered to advocate for their patient for best care and outcomes. 

Nursing Opportunities

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Student Nurse Extern
  • Graduate Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Clinical Educator
  • And more! 

Nursing Career Paths

Flexible Nursing Options

Don’t settle for anything less than what’s perfect for you. Designed for today’s workforce, Flexible Nursing Option programs are tailored to fit your needs. Discover new ways of working while doing what you love as an SSM Health nurse today!

Home Health & Hospice

SSM Health at Home and Hospice provides special services to patients who are homebound or with limited lifespans. Help bring healing health care services to a patient's home — where family support and familiar surroundings can enhance healing.

International Nursing

SSM Health provides international nurses the opportunity to have a fulfilling career inspired by a higher calling while following in the footsteps of our founding sisters. We offer growth and development opportunities.

Nursing Programs

Student Nurse Externship

SSM Health's Student Nurse Externship program is a valuable opportunity for student nurses to gain hands-on clinical training in inpatient and specialty areas. Externs will work alongside a preceptor to gain a broader exposure to multiple clinical departments.

Graduate Nurse Residency 

SSM Health’s Graduate Nurse Residency Program helps nurse grads grow into confident, seasoned professionals through a 12-month educational pathway. The program involves rigorous clinical and didactic training so the graduate feels prepared. 

Clinical Ladder Program

At SSM Health, we believe our work is more than a career, it’s a calling. Our optional Clinical Ladder Program supports professional growth and recognition of SSM Health clinicians in the acute, post-acute, and ambulatory settings.

EBP Fellowship Program

SSM Health's EBP Fellowship Program empowers employees in acute, post-acute, and ambulatory settings to become EBP Mentors and Champions, fostering a culture of clinical inquiry that improves patient outcomes and experiences.

Nursing Incentives

SSM Health's nursing incentives are available for most nursing roles. However, some restrictions may apply. Please contact your Recruiter with any questions. Learn more about our employee benefit offerings.
Extra Shift Incentives

Extra Shift Incentives

Up to $600 per shift in extra shift incentives are available. Restrictions may apply as rates vary by role.
Sign On Bonus

Sign-On Bonus

Receive up to a $40,000 sign-on bonus depending on the position, department, and ministry (hospital). Contact your Recruiter for more information. 
Relocation Bonus

Relocation Bonus

Up to $7,000 in relocation benefits available for select nursing roles. Contact your Recruiter for more information.
Referral Bonus

Referral Bonus

Refer a nurse, reap the perks! Refer a friend to join the SSM Health team and receive up to $5,000 for each RN referral that is hired.
Certification Planning

Certification Planning

Nurses can use up to $500 every 3 years toward ANCC-approved certification attainment and renewal fees. This does not include prep materials. Free online certification review modules are available for nurses.
University Cohorts

University Cohorts

SSM Health partners with a variety of universities to provide cohorts for programs like RN to BSN, BSN to MSN, MHA, MBA, DNP, and more. The cohorts offer deep tuition discounts and an easy direct bill process to cover expenses beyond the reimbursement limit.
Continuing Education

Continuing Education

SSM Health is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to offer continuing education credits across our system. Opportunities include classes, conferences, and in-services. Nurses can also access 1,000+ free continuing education offerings through MyLearning.
Shared Leadership Council

Shared Leadership Council

The System Professional Nursing Practice Council (SPNPC) defines the practice of nursing at SSM Health. SPNPC has the authority and accountability to establish and maintain the evidence-based standards of practice, policies, and procedures that describe and guide nursing care. 

Explore Unrivaled Nursing Career Advancement Opportunities

At SSM Health, our nurses are at the heart of everything we do. We offer exceptional career advancement programs to empower and support our valued nursing professionals. Learn how you can take your nursing career to the next level at SSM Health.

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