Scripps is a $2.9 billion nonprofit integrated health system in San Diego that treats 700,000 patients annually with 5 acute-care hospitals, home health, 30 outpatient centers/clinics and 100's of physician offices. Scripps has 3,000 physicians, 15,000 employees plus volunteers.
How to Get Hired
We asked SCRIPPS HEALTH for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
As a health care leader, Scripps credits our tradition of excellence to the dedicated individuals who make up the Scripps team. Our employees are our most valuable asset. To ensure we are first choice for patient care and careers, our goal is to attract and retain top talent. Scripps’ core workforce philosophy is to ensure a fully staffed organization using the best people to support and advance our mission, vision, values and objectives.
As a values-driven organization, Scripps seeks to hire innovative candidates with characteristics and behaviors closely aligned with our values of:
- Solving Problems and making improvements
- Compliance and organizational alignment
- Integrity and accountability
- Communicating with others
- Working with others
- Creating a favorable impression
- Serving Others
- Resource Utilization
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
We pride ourselves on being an organization that puts the patient at the center of everything we do. All employees, no matter their job or department contribute to the care of our patients. To get our attention, candidates should demonstrate a true passion in their work that make a positive difference while providing exceptional customer service or patient care. They should tell a story about how their contributions helped an organization reach its goals and explain how they collaborated with others to achieve great results. They should also have the ability to use technology or have technology competency.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
If you have characteristics and behaviors that align with Scripps’ values paired with an ability to be flexible and learn quickly in a rapidly changing environment, then you could be a good fit to work at Scripps. Scripps offers careers in nursing, pharmacy, radiology, rehabilitation, information technology, along with a variety of positions to include, but not limited to administrative, home health and food service positions. Required experience varies depending on the position you are applying for. Scripps trains managers to hire for excellence and commitment. Candidates are assessed on the strengths and competencies that make Scripps employees succeed, among them passion, sincerity and strong vision.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
The first step is to visit www.scripps.org/careers to explore career opportunities and current openings at Scripps. To apply for an open position, candidates should complete and submit an online application. If employees are not ready to apply, they have the opportunity to join our talent network and get job alerts when a position matches their criteria. Scripps careers website also provides candidates the opportunity to learn more about Scripps, preview the culture and learn about our rich benefits, in addition to searching for open positions.