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

Susan, Pediatric Nurse Manager #MyOUMedicineStory

Nursing Careers

If you enjoy the challenge of implementing the latest medical practices, employing the greatest technologies and addressing the full range of patient complexity, OU Medicine 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.

Nursing careers at OU Medicine

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 Adult Patient Medical Tower, opening in 2020. This is an exciting time to join our team.

OU Medicine employee testimonial: Cathy, Chief Nurse Executive

My expertise has blossomed with this organization.

“I call myself the poster child for career growth opportunities here. Going from a student to the highest level of nursing is something I am proud to have accomplished, but I am blessed with the support I have received.”
Cathy | Chief Nurse Executive
OU Medicine 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 Medicine family has been there through it all. Knowing that you have a company that understands and is compassionate is amazing.”
Tammy | Clinical Coordinator
OU Medicine 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 Medicine. 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

There’s so much to explore across our system

Jobs at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma
OU Medical Center
The only comprehensive academic hospital in the state
One of the 100 Great Hospitals in America for 2020 (Becker’s Hospital Review)
No. 1 Hospital in Oklahoma City and Oklahoma for 2019-2020 (U.S. News and World Report)
The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine
The Children’s Hospital
Oklahoma’s only freestanding pediatric hospital
Largest child life program in the state
OU Medical Center Edmond in Oklahoma
OU Medical Center Edmond
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
Top 50 cancer center for 2019-2020 (U.S News and World Report)
OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician network
OU 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
20 OUM Excellence award categories
5+ new Publications
5+ National Conference presenters
Certified Stroke Center designation renewed
Age-Friendly Health System designation

Nursing Specialties


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


  • Cardiovascular Services
  • Emergency Services
  • Intensive Care Services
  • Medical 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