Why Be a Nurse at UMass Memorial Health?

Everyone is a caregiver at UMass Memorial Health and that is especially true of our nurses on the patient units. As the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center, we provide nurses with the opportunity to provide exceptional care in an academic setting using the latest research and technology. No matter the specialty, we are always looking to add dedicated nurses to our team of caregivers. Don’t see an opening in your preferred specialty? Click here to Join Our Talent Pool and our Talent Acquisition team will contact you about upcoming opportunities.

Our Nurses Love Our:

Great Benefits

Generous vacation time, excellent health benefits and exceptional retirement planning options, among a range of other benefits, make up our robust benefits package.

Flexible Hours

We offer a variety of eight- to 12-hour shifts depending on the unit and our caregivers' needs.


Nestled in the heart of Massachusetts, with some locations only 45 minutes west of Boston and 45 minutes north of Providence, we attract nurses from all over New England by offering exceptional care and career opportunities without the lengthy commute to larger cities. Read more about the area.


Innovation Celebrations, UMass Memorial DAISY Awards and quality and safety awards are just some of the ways we acknowledge the great work of our nurses.

Daisy Award for extraordinary nurses

Impact on the Community

In addition to the opportunity to care for the health of Central Massachusetts, our nurses love our contributions to the community through programs like Anchor Mission and Teddy Bear Clinic.