Frequently Asked Questions

Please see below for a list of our most commonly asked questions. We hope these questions help you in your career search with us!

How can I search and apply for jobs with SCL Health?

You can search for jobs with us by visiting our careers website and utilizing our keyword search tool, our Featured Job categories, and/or our Jobs by Location categories, depending on what is most important to you. Once you find a job you are interested in applying for, you can start the application process by clicking on the “Apply Now” button, located both at the top and at the bottom of the job details page.

If this is your first time applying for a job with us, please use the “New User” option to create an account and retain your username and password for future reference. If you have applied with us in the past, please use the username and password you created at that time to log in.

What does SCL Health consider to be full-time, part-time, and per diem/PRN?

We define our schedules as follows:

  • Full-Time – 36+ hours/week (0.9 FTE and above; benefit-eligible)
  • Part-Time – 20-35 hours/week (0.5 FTE – 0.8 FTE; benefit-eligible)
  • Per Diem/PRN – no guaranteed hours/week – flexible to meet the needs of the department as well as your scheduling needs (not benefit-eligible)

Where can I find out what recruitment events SCL Health will be attending in the near future?

Come meet us at an upcoming recruitment event by checking out our events schedule here!

What is your Talent Network and why should I consider joining?

Not ready to apply just yet but wish to learn more about our organization? We’ve got you covered! By joining our Talent Network, you will have the opportunity to connect with a member of our Talent Acquisition team to share your career interests. You can also learn more about SCL Health through updates, newsletters, and more as well as sign up for job alerts.

How can I set up a job alert for future opportunities?

Want to be notified of upcoming job opportunities that align with your interests and learn more about our organization? Join our Talent Community by filling out this form, where you can share your career interests with us and keep in contact with our Talent Acquisition team. At the bottom of the form, you have the option to sign up for job alerts and can personalize them to be relevant to your career interests.

What should I do if I forgot my login password?

No worries! You can reset your password by using the “Forgot Your Password?” link on the login page. You will then be asked to supply your username and email address on file and once you do so, we will email you a link with a temporary password to access your account. Once you are logged in, you are able to change your password to be something more secure and user-friendly.

What should I do if I forgot both my login username and password?

We’ve got you covered! You can locate your username by using the “Forgot Your Username?” link on the login page. You will then be asked to supply your email address on file and once you do so, we will email you your username. Once you have your username, please follow the steps from the previous section to reset your password.

How should I log in to apply for transfer and/or advancement opportunities as a current associate of SCL Health?

Considering new opportunities with us as a current associate? Great! Please click here and use your SCL Health single sign-on username (S******@sclhs.net) and password to login.

How can I check the status of my application?

You may access the status of your application at any time by logging into your account here. On your Job Page, you will see all of the positions to which you’ve applied. If there is a change in your status, it will be listed here.

When will I be contacted by SCL Health after I submit my application?

Once you have applied for a position with us, your information is reviewed by a Talent Acquisition Partner (we renamed our Talent Acquisition Recruiters to Talent Acquisition Partners as their role is to partner with you and help you find your best job fit). If your qualifications and experience are a match for the position, a Partner will reach out to you via phone or email to set up a phone interview. Just a helpful reminder to set up your voicemail to accept messages and to check your spam folder, as our email communications may be filtered into your spam folder.

Do I need a resume to apply?

A resume is preferred, but not required. We offer the option to upload your resume directly to your profile. It is very helpful to fill in each job experience field as well to ensure that you receive full credit for all of your work experience, skills, and education.

How can I update my profile?

You may update your profile at any time by logging into your account here. You may then edit your profile information by clicking on “Access My Profile” which is located under Candidate Profile on the right hand side of the page.

Where can I find information on the salary range for positions I am interested in?

We realize salary is a big factor when considering a new job. In addition to base pay, there are a lot of factors to consider, based on what’s most important to you within our Total Compensation Package. More detailed information on our Compensation Package (salary, merit, medical/dental/vision benefits, retirement benefits, and paid time off) will be shared with you in your conversation with your Talent Acquisition Partner.

What benefits does SCL Health offer?

We know how important benefits are when you are considering a new job. We offer Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance as well as a variety of health and well-being programs to help you and your family reach and maintain good physical, mental, emotional, and financial health. You can review our benefits page for additional details. If you are hired into a benefit-eligible role, your benefits will start the first of the month following your hire date.

We also know how important it is to plan for your financial future! We partner with Fidelity for our retirement program. A Fidelity representative would be happy to set up a time to meet with you for a personalized consultation upon hire. To learn more about our retirement benefits, please visit the 401(k) retirement savings plan section of our benefits page.

What can I expect for Paid Time Off/Vacation?

We believe in work/life balance so that you can enjoy your life to the fullest! PTO is accrued based on years of service and hours worked and you are allowed to carry over a portion of your hours from year to year. PTO can be used for vacation, sick days, and holidays, so you have some flexibility in how you would like to use your time off. To learn more about our PTO benefits, please visit the PTO section of our benefits page.

What types of nursing environments does SCL Health offer?

SCL Health is an integrated healthcare system including clinics, hospitals, behavioral health, home health, and hospice settings across locations in Colorado, Kansas, and Montana. Please enter your specialty(ies) and location(s) of choice to view current job opportunities. For example, you can search, “Registered Nurse Oncology Colorado” or “Registered Nurse ICU Montana.” This keyword search tool will then display relevant job opportunities that align with your interests. You may also use our Featured Job and Jobs by Location categories to search for relevant job opportunities.

I am interested in training into a new nursing specialty. How can I get into new specialty areas with SCL Health?

SCL Health invests in you by offering advanced training courses in nursing. If you are a Registered Nurse who is interested in advancing your career into a new specialty area of nursing, these programs are for you! We run these programs a few times per year based on the needs of the departments and include Labor and Delivery, Critical Care, Emergency, and Operating Room/Surgical Services. Please see the Specialty Training Programs Featured Job category of our careers website to keep informed on which programs are currently accepting applications. If you would like to be notified of future specialty training programs with us, you may set up a job alert by including the keywords “training program” so that you are emailed directly as these programs become available.

How can I apply to a new graduate nursing opportunity?

We believe in you and in fostering your nursing career by providing personalized training and development and offering innovative technologies. A number of our hospitals offer New Graduate Residency programs to help provide you with additional support as you begin your nursing career with us. Please see the New Grad Featured Job category of our careers website to keep informed on which programs are currently accepting applications. If you would like to be notified of future new graduate programs with us, you may set up a job alert by including the keywords “new grad” so that you are emailed directly as these programs become available.

Denver Metro Area New Graduate Residency programs – Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, and Saint Joseph Hospital offer new graduate nurse residency programs three times per year with program start dates in the spring, summer, and late fall. These programs include a combination of classroom-based training as well as training on the unit with an assigned preceptor. Several units participate in our new graduate residency programs, including: Internal Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Orthopedic Care, Surgical Care, Oncology, Cardiology, and occasionally Mom Baby, ICU, and ED Observation. Available departments and positions may vary with each cohort based on unit staffing needs. While Platte Valley Medical Center does not offer a formal new graduate program, we welcome new graduate applicants for Med/Surg and Telemetry units.

Grand Junction New Graduate programs – while St. Mary’s Medical Center does not offer a formal new graduate program, we welcome new graduate applicants for Med/Surg, Neuro, Oncology, Ortho, Rehab, and Telemetry units, and other specialties as available. To obtain a position in a specialty area such as ICU, ED, or Labor & Delivery, we require a minimum of one year of acute care nursing experience.

Montana New Graduate programs – St. Vincent Healthcare and St. James Healthcare offer new graduate programs three times per year with program start dates in the spring, summer, and late fall. This 12-week program includes a combination of classroom-based training as well as training on the unit with an assigned preceptor. Unit participation may vary from cohort to cohort, but participating units at St. Vincent Healthcare can include: Cardiac Telemetry, Medical Oncology, NeuroSurgical Trauma, Observation, Operating Room, Ortho Medical Trauma, and Palliative Care. St. James Healthcare offers new grad opportunities on Med/Surg units. While Holy Rosary Healthcare does not offer a formal new graduate program, we welcome new graduate applicants for our Med/Surg units with the ability to train into additional specialties if desired within one year of acute care nursing experience.

Does SCL Health offer nursing students opportunities to grow in their skills before graduation?

We want to offer you various ways to grow in your healthcare experience with us! While you can work at any of our care site locations to continue to grow within a Nursing Support capacity (such as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Telemetry Technician, etc.), we currently offer expanded CNA roles at our Holy Rosary Healthcare and St. Mary’s Medical Center locations for nursing students who have completed their nursing fundamentals and at least one (1) acute care hospital rotation. These opportunities allow you to solidify advanced skills in nursing with us.

I am interested in relocating, but I don’t know much about the region. Where do I start?

Whether you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, enjoy that small town charm, or love the big city lifestyle, we can assure you that at SCL Health, we’ve got you covered! Check out the links below for additional information.

Denver Metro Area:

Brighton, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

Lafayette, Colorado

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Western Colorado:

Grand Junction, Colorado

Montana:

Billings, Montana

Butte, Montana

Miles City, Montana

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