Why work here

Rooted in care, advocacy, research and education, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin employees are leading the way in pediatric medicine and child-family services. Here, children and families benefit from our hearts and our minds. With nationally recognized programs and services, our care is drawing patients from around the country. In fact, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was ranked the No. 4 pediatric hospital in the country in 2013 according to Parents magazine.

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best. That means we strive to provide the best and safest care, and ensure the best patient experience for every child and family. When you work here, you become part of legacy—more than a century of caring for children. That feeling you get when you make a difference can be yours, because no matter your role, you will be encouraged and supported to be at your best every day.

Our mission, vision and values
With our mission, vision and values to guide us, we are committed to making Wisconsin’s kids, and all of the kids we serve, the healthiest in the country.

Awards and achievements
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has been designated a top workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Learn more about our awards and achievements.

Safety, quality and outcomes
Learn more about safety, quality and outcomes at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Total Rewards (benefits)
Total Rewards is our investment in you. We believe in rewarding our employees for their good work and the impact they have on the lives of children and families. Learn more about our comprehensive Total Rewards (benefits) program, our commitment to work-life balance and more.

Diversity
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin values diversity in the workplace and those efforts that influence and enhance the well-being of children. We believe a spirit of diversity and inclusivity provides us with new perspectives and a better understanding of the world around us. It supports efforts to seek out the best and brightest talent, and it enhances the care we provide.

We are committed to a culture of respect and incorporating aspects of diversity throughout our work. Our President’s Nursing Scholarship supports employees wanting to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing. We offer benefits and health care coverage to same-gender couples and their children. We partner with the YMCA to help keep kids in school as part of the Black Achievers program, nominating an African-American employee-leader to serve as a role model and volunteer. These are just some of the ways our commitment to diversity comes to life.

Health and wellness
Creating a culture of health and well-being for employees is a priority for Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and is a core component of our Total Rewards program. Our Healthy Rewards wellness program provides employees with opportunities to reduce insurance premiums and earn other incentives all while making strides toward a healthier lifestyle.

Working at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin means working for one of the healthiest employers in the region. Children's Hospital was named a top five 2013 winner of The Business Journal's "Healthiest Employers Awards" in the large company category. The award recognizes efforts to help employees balance work with healthy activities, considering culture and leadership commitment, foundational components, strategic planning, communication and marketing, programming and interventions, and reporting and analysis.