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Stanford Health Care Overview

Stanford, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
For over 160 years, Stanford Health Care has been advancing medicine together as fearless leaders and unstoppable patient advocates. Consistently ranked among the nation’s best hospitals, we are a team of pioneers, bringing groundbreaking medical research and patient ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Patient safety is a top priority at Stanford Health Care. We're thrilled to announce that the Leapfrog Group has given Stanford Health Care an "A" grade in its Spring 2019 #LeapfrogHospitalSafetyGrade ratings. More information here:

    Stanford Health Care Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Stanford Health Care was awarded an 'A' from The Leapfrog Group's spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes SHC's efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.

  • This week Stanford Health Care celebrates and recognizes National Hospital Week. At SHC, we have a team of dedicated health care professionals who touch the lives of thousands of patients and their families each and every day with kindness and compassion. It's one reason why we are ranked among the top 10 hospitals in the country by U. S. News. #hospitalweek

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Stanford Health Care – Why Work For Us?


Stanford Health Care, with multiple facilities throughout the Bay Area, is internationally renowned for leading edge and coordinated care in cancer care, neurosciences, cardiovascular medicine, surgery, organ transplant, medicine specialties, and primary care. Throughout its history, Stanford has been at the forefront of discovery and innovation, as researchers and clinicians work together to improve health, alleviate suffering, and translate medical breakthroughs into better ways to deliver patient care. Stanford Health Care: Healing humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time. 

At Stanford Health Care, your career is supported within a distinctive hospital culture. This environment compliments the pioneering, collaborative atmosphere that has earned us our worldwide reputation for excellence.

Welcome to a community of caregivers that believes in giving their best, every time. When you join Stanford Health Care, your contributions make an impact on so many levels. As both an organization and individuals, we are uniquely committed to the C-I-CARE philosophy, emphasizing our shared commitment to respect, courtesy and a true personal connection to every person we serve. It’s what sets us apart and drives us forward as health care professionals. C-I-CARE instructs us to: 

  • Connect with people by calling them by their proper name, or the name they prefer
  • Introduce yourself and your role
  • Communicate what you are going to do, how long it will take, and the impact to the patient
  • Ask permission before entering a room, examining a patient, or undertaking an activity
  • Respond to a patient’s questions or requests promptly; anticipate patient needs
  • Exit courteously with an explanation of what will come next

At Stanford Health Care, your outstanding work deserves outstanding rewards. We offer compensation and benefits that include: 

  • Competitive salaries
  • Extensive range and benefits, both standard and elective
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Outstanding retirement programs
  • Credit union and employee discounts
  • Backup care, maternity services and on-site child care
  • A variety of rewards and recognition programs
  • Health and fitness programs
  • And much, much more…


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    I have been working at Stanford Health Care full-time


    Positive Team Members who support one another


    None that I can think of at this time

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Stanford Health Care Photos

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Stanford Health Care Interviews



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    Contracts Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Stanford Health Care (Palo Alto, CA) in May 2013.


    Initial phone interview followed by a two hour in person interview meeting with various business stakeholders. The interviewing panel asked various questions including personality based questions as the organization is very much personality driven.

    Interview Questions

    • Everything from past experience through to personality typle.   Answer Question
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Stanford Health Care Awards & Accolades

  • The Honor Roll of Best Hospitals, US News & World Report, 2015
  • Best Hospital, US News & World Report, 2015
  • Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), 2015
  • HealthCare's Most Wired, Hospitals & Health Networks, 2015
  • Best Places to Work in the Bay Area,, 2017
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