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SCVMC Nursing – Focused on Caring For You and Your Family

Welcome to Nursing at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in the heart of Silicon Valley where innovative nurse leaders are committed to professional nursing practice that is caring, competent and safe. We are in the heart of a community thatTrudy Johnson MA, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer
is diverse in cultures, values and beliefs for our patients and staff. As a safety net health system we touch people across the continuum of care and are uniquely positioned to impact their health outcomes. Nursing shared governance fosters an environment for autonomy, accountability and collaboration. As a learning organization we are committed to the pursuit of inquiry, evidence-based practice and preparing nurses for tomorrow. If this sounds like a place you want to practice, you can learn more about SCVMC Nursing below.

Trudy Johnson, MA, RN, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer


Nursing CareersNursing Careers
Find out about our orientation programs for experienced nurses and new graduates, salaries and benefits and link to employment opportunities.

Profiles in ExcellenceProfiles in Excellence

Check out the quotes from staff on working at SCVMC and read about our awards and community contributions.


Nursing Divisions & Units iconDivisions & Units
If you aren’t sure about where you’d like to work, this section provides descriptions of the Nursing Divisions & Units.


Nursing Professional Models of CareProfessional Practice
Here you can learn about SCVMC Nursing Quality Improvement Program, Professional Role Development Program, nursing research, the Clinical Ladder, clinical and research affiliations, nursing consultation and resources, and interdisciplinary relationships.


Nursing Profession Practice Model

Nursing Professional Practice Model


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