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Swedish Medical Center Overview

Englewood, CO
1001 to 5000 employees
Health Care Services & Hospitals
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients ... Read more

Mission: Our mission
Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

Our vision bring exceptional healing, to all human beings.

Integrity– Doing the right thing ... Read more

Swedish Medical Center – Why Work For Us?

Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma Center in South Denver

Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of 2,000 dedicated employees, 500 volunteers and more than 1,400 physicians.

With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, faster than any other facility in the world, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center.

The Continental Division of HCA has adopted a shared mission, vision, values and standards of behavior that brings out the best in us individually and collectively.

We offer these as principles for all of us to live by every day, use in all our decisions, and to guide our daily behavior.


Our vision bring exceptional healing, to all human beings.


Integrity– Doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.
Compassion – Be empathetic to the needs of others and sympathize with their situation.
Accountability - Take ownership for how actions impact outcomes.
Respect – Value others and embrace diversity.
Excellence – Take personal pride in exceeding expectations.

What do we mean when we say I Care?


  • Prioritize the safety of our patients, guests, colleagues, and staff above everything else.
  • Advocate for patients and others regardless of my role.


  • Care for our patients and treat others as if they are our family, actively listen to their needs, and make no one feel like an interruption.
  • Create an environment that inspires trust, safeguards dignity, and promotes healing.


  • Stay informed about organization, facility, and department initiatives.
  • Present a clean and professional image.


  • Honor individual differences, cultural beliefs and embrace the communities we serve.
  • Speak respectfully of others, acknowledge the vital role each of us plays in providing care to our customers, and promote a climate of trust.


  • Practice safety precautions to ensure excellent patient care is provided every time as well as keeping fellow colleagues safe in the work environment.
  • Value and use teamwork to provide excellent customer service.

Unlock Possibilities:

At Swedish Medical Center, we eagerly embrace the challenges of our profession and welcome new opportunities to grow and make a positive impact. We recruit and retain exceptional clinical staff and work hard to help our colleagues achieve their personal and professional goals.

Through routine rounding with leaders where growth and development are at the forefront of the discussions, we help employees reach their career aspirations. For our nursing colleagues, we have a dedicated career pathways tool providing specific career paths highlighting necessary experience and education to achieve their goals.

We believe in promoting our up and coming leaders and providing them with the training they need to be successful. In 2018 alone, over 100 employees promoted into high-level positions in our clinical and non-clinical areas.

If our commitment to investing in our employees resonates with you, join Swedish Medical Center and Unlock the Possibilities for your career.

Raise the Bar:

At Swedish Medical Center, what matters most to us is giving people the absolute best healthcare possible. This is made possible through a dedicated team of quality, patient safety and infection prevention experts who drive our patient outcomes and clinical excellence.

Our quality team collaborates with our clinical teams each day to ensure we are delivering superior quality of care. Through our Great Catch program, colleagues are encouraged, recognized and rewarded for standing up to identify opportunities and ideas to elevate the care provided to our patients. Other collaborations like our fall prevention team and our daily patient huddles ensure every patient and every colleague has a voice in achieving quality care.

We invest in and develop the latest technology, treatments and tools to identify early intervention opportunities for patients with the potential for sepsis and pressure ulcers.

Technology and collaboration have helped to ensure we are providing the treatment patients need and the quality care they deserve. This is evidenced by our quality record: recognized as a CMS Four-Star rated hospital and as a LeapFrog letter A recipient for the last four releases.

If our commitment to higher-quality care speaks to you, come join Swedish Medical Center and help us continue Raise the Bar.

Investing in You:

At Swedish Medical Center, we believe excellent people make excellence happen and that if we invest well in our colleagues, that they in-turn, will invest in us. We do this in several ways including health and wellness benefits and a variety of education and finance-based tools that allow employees to growth and develop.

With several medical, dental and vision option, all employees have the ability to select the benefit packages that makes the most sense for them and their families. Paid-Time Off is available to all full and part-time employees, along with paid family leave and company-paid short-term disability coverage. Employees can take advantage of several other benefit selections including coverage for their furry family members!

Swedish employees have access to education benefits including $5,250 in tuition reimbursement annually and up to $150 per month in financial aid premium payments made directly to your student loan vendor. Our benefit partnership also provides discounted tuition rates to over 200 schools nation-wide and access to education counselors who can assist with understanding the financial impact of enhancing your knowledge, as well as how to best navigate the school schedule.

For those who are no longer in school, we offer a scholarship program to dependents of our colleagues to assist in the cost of the next generation achieving their educational and career aspirations.

At Swedish Medical Center, we recruit and retain exceptional clinical and non-clinical staff and believe investing in you is key  to our success.

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    Hardcore dedicated leaders who care about the quality of care and improvement of life for patients, employees, and guests. I have been in the HCA system for 6 years and at Swedish for 2, but it's clear to me where the hardworking team players go. It is an honor to work here and be a part of in credible team to truly does care. I have seen some incredible challenges overcome by this team. I would gladly bring my family to Swedish for any care. Providers, RN's, Techs, and others, contribute so much to their work here. I have seen many of them sacrifice time and their own issues just to improve the life of someone here. I don't think that is everywhere in the medical industry, but it seems to be standard here. This team is excellent!


    It's not easy to work this hard and make sacrifices sometimes for others. But is pays off when your part of a team who all do the same to accomplish such great achievements.

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    Keep up the good work! It shows how much you care.

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    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Swedish Medical Center (Englewood, CO).


    It was straightforward. Questions were mostly about skills and personal characteristics. I was a student extern, so they knew very much about who I am, but they still needed to run interviews to be fair to every candidate. It was a panel interview

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