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.

You can get started on your application right away by simply using your email – no account needed!  Your profile will be created and kept up to date automatically as you enter details for each of your job applications.

What does SCL Health consider to be full-time, part-time, and PDM/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)
  • PDM/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.

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, click on the briefcase icon in the upper right corner and use your SCL Health single sign-on username and password to login.

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.

Where can I find missing emails regarding my job application status and application updates?

If you’ve recently completed an application with SCL Health and believe you are missing an email(s) from us, we have a couple of quick solutions:

  • Search your Spam or Junk Mail folder.  It’s possible that you’ve received an email(s) from our Talent Acquisition team, but the emails were flagged as junk and were stored in your Spam folder.
  • Using the email search bar, search for recent emails from an email address containing  Updates regarding your SCL Health application status will be sent from an Oracle email address.  You can search your inbox (including your Spam folder) for emails from a sender.

How can I check the status of my application?

You may access the status of your application at any time by accessing your account here and clicking on the person icon in the upper right corner.  Once you enter in the email address you used to apply and confirm your identity, 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.

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 manage my profile?

You may manage your profile at any time by accessing your account here and clicking on the person icon in the upper right corner.

We want to help make your job search and recruitment process as smooth as possible. Browse through the steps below to learn more about searching, applying, and interviewing for a position with us.

What are some resume best practices?

Updating your resume is so important to stay competitive while also giving you an excuse to highlight your ever expanding skillsets. Take some time to tailor your resume to the specific job that you want. You can do this by adding in keywords or skills that you see in the job description directly into your resume. So when those are applicable, absolutely add them in, because they’re gonna give you a chance to shine through and present yourself as a very strong candidate for the position. Another easy tip is to look at someone else’s resume in the industry. So perhaps there’s a coworker or a friend, or even find the resume online, this will help give you inspiration for the tone and the voice and so much more for what you want to be and for how you want your resume to look. And then lastly, use active language. Use words like achieved, accomplished, completed. It’ll give you a chance to shine through while also making you look like a strong candidate for the position.

How can I best prepare for my interview?

  • Learn more about SCL Health by visiting our company website, social media posts, and/or recent news releases
  • Try practicing your answers to common interview questions and develop your own personal “elevator pitch”
  • Think of examples from your education / experience that align with the skills needed for the role
  • Familiarize yourself with the STAR Method of interviewing, answering interviewing questions with a clear Situation, Task, Action, and Result
  • Prepare questions to ask your interviewers – you are interviewing us as much as we are interviewing you!
  • Map out your route to the interview location, accounting for any delays or closures, to ensure you will arrive around 10-15 minutes early

What are some virtual interviewing best practices?

  • Prepare for a virtual interview much like you would for a face-to-face interview
  • Maintain eye contact by positioning yourself to face the camera and be aware of your body language
  • Treat everyone you meet with respect – you never know who you may encounter during the interview process
  • Make sure to respond to the interview questions in a concise, focused manner while highlighting your skills and experience
  • Instead of focusing on any negative experiences with previous employers, focus on what you have gained from that experience

What should I do after my interview?

  • Ask about what you should expect next in hiring process as well as the timeline of next steps
  • Consider sending a personalized thank you note or email after the interview, reiterating your interest and qualifications for the role

What is your #1 tip for job seekers?

Click on the videos below to hear from some of our Talent Acquisition professionals on their #1 tip for candidates looking for a new job.

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 and now include the salary range for the position in the job posting. 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 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, Platte Valley Medical Center 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


Billings, Montana

Butte, Montana

Miles City, Montana

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