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Start Your Career Off Right

You finished nursing school. You passed your boards. And now you’re ready to start your career. Your next step is choosing an employer that can help you grow. After all the work you’ve done, you might be surprised to find some employers don’t want you until you have more experience.

We prefer to give promising talent a chance … both to gain experience and to grow into bigger roles with us.

The Benefits of Choosing Community

  • Work for a Forbes top 10 CA employer
  • A teaching facility associated with UCSF
  • Nursing ladder for bedside RN development; 4 levels
  • Opportunities beyond bedside care: leadership, quality/risk, educators
  • Tuition discounts and reimbursement
  • Scholarships, on-demand continuing education and professional certification reimbursement
  • Free BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP and Basic Arrhythmia re-certifications
  • An eligible employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Future opportunities within a large organization; advance your career without changing employers
  • Residency Program for newly licensed RNs

          RN Residency Program

  • Fosters clinical and professional growth as well as support and training for newly licensed RNs!
  • Bridges the gap between education and practice
  • Six classes in 12 months to assist in a smooth transition into a new career
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Nursing Scholarships at Community

Helping employees develop professionally and grow their careers is deeply ingrained in our culture. Making educational opportunities available—and affordable—is key. Just one way we support that is through a variety of scholarships that are funded through generous donors. In fiscal year 2023, we invested over $40M in reimbursements for employees' college tuition, professional certifications, seminars and training!

Haven't Graduated Yet?

You don’t have to wait to apply. We have opportunities for nursing students that will springboard you into a successful nursing career.
You’ll prioritize, organize and deliver basic patient care under the direction of an RN Preceptor. You’ll perform only skills that are within scope and signed off in an approved work-study program.

A part-time role designed to prepare you for your first role as a RN with CMC. Along with the patient care duties of an Extern 1, you will start courses in our RN Residency program and can work on free additional certifications like ACLS, PALS, or NRP (as appropriate). 
Work alongside established nurses and under the direction of other clinicians to deliver basic patient care. You’ll perform and assist with aspects of patient care such as bed scale weights, I/O, hygiene, dressing, turning, transfers and ambulation.

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