Nursing at Swedish Covenant Hospital

At Swedish Covenant Hospital, we recognize that our nurses are at the forefront of the expert medical care we deliver to our patients on a daily basis. At our hospital, you’re viewed as a partner in health care and an important member of our patient care team. 

As an organization, we are always looking for ways to improve the care we deliver, and communication between members of the medical staff is an important component in achieving that goal. As a testament to the strong relationship between our physicians and nurses, our Physician Excellence Award recognizes physicians who go above and beyond in collaborating with the nursing staff. 

Development Opportunities

We seek to actively support our extremely valuable staff of over 700 nurses by providing opportunities for continued professional and personal development. 

Development opportunities at Swedish Covenant Hospital include:

• Education opportunities through our partnership with North Park University
• A Nurse Residency Program to guide our new graduate hires in the transition from student to professional practice 
• Tuition reimbursement for educational and professional advancement
• An annual Summer Nursing Program for nursing students

Leaders in Nursing 

The nursing staff of Swedish Covenant Hospital has been consistently recognized and awarded for their dedication to safety, the best possible outcomes and a positive patient experience. We are extremely proud of the nursing staff for their tireless ambition to improvement and quality service.

Swedish Covenant Hospital has been granted Magnet Recognition® by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. As a Magnet hospital we encourage our nursing staff to seek professional advancement, continually work to improve the quality of care through nursing research and lead innovations in professional nursing practice. 

Swedish Covenant Hospital is also a NICHE-designated hospital with a “Senior-Friendly” status. Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) is the leading nurse-driven program producing standards and resources to assist hospitals in improving the quality of care provided for patients 65 years and older. 

Our advanced practice nurses continue to make an impact on the health of our community as evidenced by the Swedish Covenant Midwifery Group being named the only “Triple Aim” Best Practice midwifery group in Illinois, recognized as improving population health and patient experience while reducing cost of care associated with midwifery services. 

Join Our Staff

We invite you to join the nursing staff at Swedish Covenant Hospital and be a part of our award-winning team. We post careers online daily, giving you the opportunity to apply at your convenience. To view all available positions, please visit our online job postings page.