My commitment
is to handle
the toughest cases
with my team.

Nursing Careers

If you enjoy implementing the latest medical practices and using the most advanced technologies, all while working in a multidisciplinary care setting, OU Health is the perfect choice. Experienced nurses recognize us for our pediatric hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center and ER/ICU services, but we offer so much more. Here, you can be involved in research or teaching, enjoy a community hospital setting or choose a preferred specialty.

Careers at OU Health

Work at the highest level

Our system provides the opportunity to practice at the highest level, treating patients from across the world. You can experience a full range of patient complexity, from low to high acuity, with patients from birth to end of life.

Provide care for all

We’re diligent about caring for patients, wherever they are on the socioeconomic scale. As a nurse, you’ll appreciate our commitment to the community and take pride in handling the toughest cases and healing those who need it most.

Love your team

We’re known for providing family-centered care in a highly collaborative team setting. You’ll find camaraderie and organizational partnership, as well as unit pride. And you’ll truly appreciate the support of your peers and managers.

Have a voice

You can make an impact through shared governance and a monthly clinical advocacy group. You’ll collaborate with our physicians and residents, be supported by our leadership and be encouraged to share your ideas on practice decisions.

Grow every day

We offer Nurse Externship and Nurse Residency Programs, as well as a partnership with the OU College of Nursing, to ensure lasting opportunities for growth. You can develop new skills, transfer across the system or explore nurse leadership roles.

Be the future

Help to bring new treatments to the bedside. You can take part in procedures not found elsewhere and explore new technologies. Consider working at our new eight-story North Tower or expanded PICU at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health. This is an exciting time to join our team.

OU Health employee testimonial: Tammy, Clinical Coordinator

My voice is heard and my team is always there for me.

“I have experienced life, death and tragedy during my years here, and my OU Health family has been there through it all. Knowing that you have a company that understands and is compassionate is amazing.”
Tammy | Clinical Coordinator
OU Health employee testimonial: Meredith, Director Clinical Excellence

My joy comes from seeing patients respond to our care.

“There are so many reasons to love serving as a nurse at OU Health. We are privileged to care for the sickest of the sick, and the connections we make with the patients and families during vulnerable times are invaluable.”
Meredith | Director of Clinical Excellence


Jobs at OU Health Center in Oklahoma
The only comprehensive academic hospital in the state
One of the Top 100 Hospitals in America for 2020, per Becker’s Hospital Review
The Children’s Hospital at OU Health
Oklahoma Children’s Hospital OU Health
Oklahoma’s only comprehensive, freestanding pediatric hospital
OU Health Center Edmond in Oklahoma
An integrated community hospital
Stephenson Cancer Center Oklahoma’s only NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Stephenson Cancer Center
Oklahoma’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center
OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician network
OU Health Physicians
Oklahoma’s largest physician network

Awards and Recognition

Our nurses are the best of the best, and it shows. Recent accolades include:

04 DAISY Awards (100 nominations!)
04 March of Dimes finalists (2 winners)
01 ANCC Certified Nurse Award
36 Great 100 Nurse awards
Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center designation
Age-Friendly Health System designation

Nursing Specialties


  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Medicine Specialty Services
  • Neurosciences
  • Oncology Services
  • Perioperative Services
  • Trauma Program


  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Intensive Care Services
  • Health and Surgical Services
  • Neonatal
  • Hematology Oncology Services
  • Perioperative Services
  • Women’s Services

Professional Nursing:

  • Case Management
  • Clinical Education
  • Clinics
  • Employee Health
  • Infection Control
  • Leadership
  • Nurse Administration
  • Quality/Compliance
  • Transplant Services