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Nursing Careers

At Kaiser Permanente, our nurses are leaders, clinicians, researchers, innovators, and scientists. For more than 70 years, we’ve offered our nurses the opportunity to advance the delivery of excellent, compassionate care for our members. When you choose a career with us, you’ll boldly transform care while improving the health of our communities and nation. As we work towards achieving Magnet recognition by 2025, these jobs will give you even more opportunities to innovate, evolve, and bring to life the KP model of total care.

Explore Opportunities Nursing

Our Nursing Specialties

Surgical Services

Across an array of specialties, you’ll be part of a recognized team of health care experts meeting the diverse needs of our patients, families and communities. That includes working both independently and across disciplines with a focus on safety and quality.


  • Ambulatory & Procedural
  • Cardiovascular
  • Colorectal
  • Critical Care and Trauma
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Gastroenterology/Endoscopy
  • General Surgery
  • Neurologic
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Short Stay/Same-Day


Become a core part of our organization. This is your chance to be an advocate across our team, supporting a variety of patient populations and specialty care units.


  • Antepartum
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Coronary Care
  • Critical Care
  • Geriatric
  • Intensive Care
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Neuro/Surgical
  • Neurological Intensive Care
  • Oncology
  • Operating Room
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Post Anesthesia Care
  • Postpartum
  • Same Day Surgery
  • Telemetry

Outpatient Clinics

From outpatient settings to telehealth, you’ll form unique connections with the patients you meet. They’ll look to you to meet critical needs as well as help navigate their health care choices throughout their journey.


  • Adult
  • Allergy
  • Cardiology
  • Convenient Care
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Population Health
  • Primary
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgical
  • Telehealth
  • Urology

Urgent Care, Emergency

Every shift, you’ll have the opportunity to provide true moments of greatness for your patients. These are some of their most critical moments. And you’ll be the one to represent us and our mission when patients need us most.


  • Acute Behavioral Health
  • Adult
  • Cardiac
  • Disaster Response
  • Geriatric
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pediatric
  • Respiratory
  • Stroke
  • Trauma

Home Care, Continuum of Care

Be the connection between our hospitals and patients’ homes. This role is about ensuring the best health outcomes beyond our bedsides. That includes collaborating with other disciplines to optimize recovery and empowerment, but you’ll also play an important part in addressing the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social needs of your patient.


  • Adult
  • Advanced Medical Care at Home
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Enteral Nutrition
  • Geriatric Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Pediatric Care
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Specialty IV Infusions
  • Telehealth/Remote Monitoring Program
  • Virtual Care
  • Wound Care Assessments and Management

Together, we can boldly transform care.

You chose nursing for a reason. At Kaiser Permanente, we share your passion. And we’re working hard to make this the best place to be the nurse you were born to be. See how we make caring, learning, growing and leading part of every nursing career.

What Our People Say

Kimberly, RN

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii


In Hawai'i, your community is your family or ‘Ohana.’ As a Kaiser Permanente nurse, I am able to provide extraordinary patient centered care to my Ohana.

Amber, BSN, RN

Kaiser Permanente NCAL


The obstacles of the pandemic never stopped me or the PCCM team from giving all the best care coordination possible, keeping the patient at the center of our purpose here at Kaiser Permanente.


Kaiser Permanente Washington


Kaiser Permanente Washington provides me the environment to experience continued growth and development personally and professionally. My employees and I are able to access the best that our a health care organization has to offer.

Taguhi, MSN, RN, CNL, SCRN

Kaiser Permanente SCAL


Kaiser Permanente provides countless opportunities for personal and professional growth. As an employee, you feel valued and empowered to make changes at different levels of the organization.

Stella, RN

Kaiser Permanente NCAL


Kaiser Permanente has taken me on a personal and educational growth journey. I have learned to display compassion and dedication to patients and patients’ families every day at work. What an honor to be part of Kaiser Permanente.

Michelle, MSN, RN

Kaiser Permanente SCAL


I am continuously inspired because I know that with KP, I have a voice and the possibilities are endless for me to make a great impact on my patients, myself, and the people around me.

Che, BSN, RN

Kaiser Permanente Northwest


I have found that doing the right thing for the patients we serve is synonymous with being part of KP. I could not be more grateful to be part of an organization that truly and consistently puts our patients’ health care needs, concerns and safety first.

Jaci, BSN, RN

Kaiser Permanente Colorado


Kaiser Permanente’s innovative approach to health care empowers me to practice at the top of scope, while providing me with endless resources to cultivate growth as an individual, professional and leader.

Nona, MSN-Ed, RN

Kaiser Permanente Mid Atlantic


As a two-time cervical cancer survivor, I am very grateful to work and to be a part of a truly compassionate health care team. Their mission to improve the health of our members and communities is shown each day I come to work, as well as when I was a patient. I am proud to be serving our members with a driven commitment for all to ‘Live well. Be well.'

Christina, RN

Kaiser Permanente Washington


I appreciate the autonomy that I have at Kaiser Permanente and the great team I work with. In primary care we are able to care for the whole person, which is not an option in many areas of health care today. There is also room to grow and advance in my current role and within other departments.

Jennifer, BSN, RN, MS-BC

Kaiser Permanente SCAL


I am proud and lucky to be able to work at Kaiser Permanente. It has given me opportunities to grow to believe in myself, provided me the training I needed for professional development, and molded me to be a passionate and caring nurse.

Nicky, RN, BSN

Kaiser Permanente Northwest


Nurses, providers, specialists, pharmacy, IT and other staff work collaboratively to deliver the best care for our patients. After 23 years, I have never regretted working for Kaiser Permanente.

Susan, ADN, RN

Kaiser Permanente Northwest


I am proud to be part of the Labor Management Partnership that Kaiser Permanente developed with the unions and maintained for 24 years. Health care is changing rapidly and the ability to work in partnership guarantees Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to their patients, as well as the company’s longevity.

Cristina, MSN, RN, PHN, COS-C

Kaiser Permanente SCAL

Home Care

Being a nurse at Kaiser Permanente has opened up such opportunities for me for growth – from being a Hospice Nurse and a Quality Nurse to now serving as a Nurse Leader. It is fulfilling and I’m looking forward to seeing where else it will lead me.

Top Reasons to Join Our Team

Excellent Pay & Benefits

Part of our commitment to wellness means helping you and your family meet your personal, professional, health, and financial goals. That’s why we support you with competitive salaries, retirement plans, wellness programs, and much more.

Reaching Beyond Our Walls

Some of the most vulnerable populations count on us for health care access and beyond. That means you’ll be more than just an advocate for our patients. You’ll also have the chance to be there for the people of the diverse communities we serve.

Focus on Care

You’ll have access to technologies, cutting-edge facilities, and integrated patient systems that will allow you to deliver care on a higher level.

Growth & Development

We’ll be there as you advance your skills and build on your experiences. And we’ll offer hands-on support as you develop your own path as a nurse.

Committed to You

We want you to bring your best self to work. Starting with our leaders, everyone here is committed to your growth, your well-being and making sure your voice is heard.

Strong Networks

Surround yourself with inspiring and collaborative colleagues, ready to share their passions and support you in your work.

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