Due to an early cold and flu season and increased demand, please note that some families with less urgent health concerns may experience longer wait times in our Emergency Departments. Here's what parents and caregivers should know during this busy time, with tips for evaluating symptoms, where to get care now and more.
Search for a position online that matches your skills and interests. You can view all available jobs or enter keywords such as "nurse" to find specific openings. If you see a job title that interests you, click on the highlighted job title to read the job description.
Step 2: Register online
Before you can submit an application, you'll need to register. You'll need to provide contact information, education information, career history and some additional information. You may upload your resume to automatically fill in the application information, but it is not required. Once you have registered, you can save job searches, apply for additional positions and track the status of your application. If you are unable to finish the application process at this time, you may save your application and finish it later.
Step 3: Submit an online application
If you find a job you would like to apply for, click the "Apply Now" button. If you are already registered, log in. If not, you can register here.
Or, from the list of search results, you may check the box next to the job or jobs that interest you. At the bottom of that section, click "Apply Now." You may apply for more than one position at a time by selecting all that apply.
Complete the application page manually instead of using a resume.
Upload a resume: To upload your resume, your resume file must be on the computer you are using. Choose "Upload a new resume" from the resume options page, choose browse and locate your resume file. Click on the "upload" button. Your information will automatically be added into the application. Verify all information.
Use an existing resume: Choose resume name from drop down list.
You must complete all information and click "Submit to Apply Now" to submit your application.
We will contact you via phone or email if we need additional information or to set up an interview. Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for our process.
For consistent results in using our online application process, we recommend using a Microsoft Windows system with either Internet Explorer or Firefox as a browser.
Please note, applications and resume submissions for open positions are accepted electronically through our career portal and will not be accepted by paper mail.
Step 4: Check the status of your application
You may login 24 hours a day to check the status of your application. From the "My Career Tools" box, click on the "Applications - view current status" link. From here you may also update your profile and view saved resumes and cover letters. You also will receive an email at the email address you provided each time your status changes. If you are hired, you will be required to submit references, complete a background check, homeland security check, health screen and drug test before a start date can be established.
Terms you may see as your application moves through our recruitment process
Applied - You are a current applicant and have successfully applied. Recruiter Reviewed - The recruiter has reviewed your application and is in the process of determining which candidates best meet the hiring manager's needs. You will be notified if your application is routed to the hiring manager. Route - The recruiter has screened your application and has routed it to the hiring manager for review. The hiring manager will contact you directly for an interview if you are selected as one of the top candidates. Please allow a few weeks for your application status to be updated. Declined - Thank you for your interest in a career at Children's Hospital Colorado. We have identified other candidates that better meet the hiring manager's needs. Please continue to visit our website for other opportunities.
Thank you for your interest in working at Children's Hospital Colorado.
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Infection exposure advisory for potential job seekers
Working in a healthcare environment comes with a variety of risks, including risk of exposure to infectious illnesses. Children's Colorado takes team member safety seriously, so we require certain vaccinations and immunity to infectious illnesses to protect our team members and patients. Some of the potential risks are described within the Infection Exposure Advisory Form (.pdf) and depend on the type of work you do at our hospital.
Frequently asked questions
Here are some frequently asked questions candidates may have when applying for a job at Children's Colorado. Please read these before contacting us with your question.
Q: Do you accept paper applications or resumes? A: No, in order to be considered an applicant you must apply through our online application process.
Q: Can I attach a cover letter? A: Yes, choose the "Cover Letters and Attachments" option from the Careers home page. Choose the attachment type, name your file, and locate on your computer. You will see your attachment in your application page when you complete.
Q: When I click on "Search for Jobs Online" I get a blank page. What can I do? A: Our application does not support Internet Explorer 7.0 and 8.0, Mozilla, or Firefox. Internet Explorer version 6.0 is the supported browser for our online application. If you are experiencing browser issues, please visit our job application link directly.
Q: Can I make changes to my application after I have submitted it? A: No, if you need to make changes to your application you will have to re-apply in order to update your application information. Or, should you get called for an interview you may bring your updated resume with you.
Q: Can I change my address, phone or email information? A: Yes, you can update your personal information by logging in and clicking on the My Profile link in the My Career Tools box.
Q: How long does it take to hear back from Children's Hospital Colorado after I have successfully submitted my application? A: We strive to respond to those selected for an interview within 1-3 weeks of receiving their application.
Q: How will I know the status of my application? A: You can check your status online by clicking on the "Applications – View Current Status" link in the My Career Tools box. You will also receive an automated email at the email address you provided each time your status is updated.
Q: Will I hear from someone if I am not selected for the job I applied for? A: Applicants not selected for a job will receive a message indicating their application is no longer being considered.
Q: What if my computer freezes and I have to close down the application will the system save my information? A: No, only if you have clicked on the "Save without submitting" button throughout the application process will the system save the data you entered.
Q: What if the position I am looking for is not posted on the website? A: The position must be posted for you to apply. All applicants who apply without selecting a specific job are not considered an applicant. If you saw a job listed on another website and you do not see it in our database, that means the job is no longer available. All open jobs are in our database.
Q: How do I receive emails when a job I might be interested in is posted? A: To create a "job agent" navigate to the "Advanced Search" page. Put a keyword (for example: "director" or "nurse") in the "Keyword Search" box, set the "Find job posted within" drop down to "Anytime" and click the "Save Search" button. Name your search, click on "Use as Job Agent", enter your email address, click on "Save Search". You will receive an email anytime a new position is posted including the keyword you entered.
Patient ratings and reviews are not available
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Children's Hospital Colorado providers
Children’s Hospital Colorado providers are faculty members of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Our specialists are nationally ranked and globally recognized for delivering the best possible care in pediatrics.
Some healthcare professionals listed on our website have medical privileges to practice at Children’s Hospital Colorado, but they are community providers. They schedule and bill separately for their services, and are not employees of the Hospital.