Frequently Asked Questions by Applicants

Career Opportunities

Human Resources Job Line: 1.800.686.9512

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Incomplete applications will not be considered.




Where are you located?

National Jewish Health Human Resources Office
1400 Jackson Street, Southside Building
Denver, Colorado 80206
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Am I required to apply on-line in order to be considered for a position?
Yes, to be considered for a position you must complete an on-line application in its entirety at Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you do not have access to the internet, you are welcome to review our job postings in-person and complete an online application in our Human Resources office Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. We invite you to also call our job line at 1.800.686.9512 to learn about our current positions. 


I emailed a resume / CV and cover letter, but did not apply online, is this why I have not heard back from a recruiter? 
Correct, to be considered for a position, all applicants must complete an on-line application in its entirety at Resumes / CV and cover letters submitted without an application will not be considered.


Can I apply to more than one job posting?

Yes, you may apply to more than one job posting within National Jewish Health. Please only apply to those positions you are qualified for (please review each job posting and the requirements carefully). When doing this, it is best to register in the system so that you do not have to re-enter your information for each position.


I applied on-line for a specific job, when can I expect to hear back from a recruiter?
We review all applications received. You will be contacted directly by either human resources or the hiring manager if you are selected for an interview. If you do not qualify for the position, or we decide to pursue other candidates, you can expect to receive an email update from human resources one to two weeks after your application is submitted. We receive a very large volume of applications so if you would like an update regarding the status of your application, please contact us at 303.398.1035 or 


Is a current resume or CV mandatory to complete the on-line application process?
No, however a current resume provides us with a detailed view of your past employment history. We encourage resumes / CV and cover letters, but do not require them.

What do I do if I cannot remember my password to access the on-line application system?
Please contact us at 303.398.1035 or


What happens if I cannot produce any references?
Three professional references (previous supervisors, professors, principle investigators, leads) are required before you are selected for a position with National Jewish Health.

I do not feel comfortable revealing my social security number and date of birth in the on-line application process, is it mandatory?
The National Jewish Health job search site is a secured site and all applicants must be able to supply their social security number and date of birth which is ONLY used if an offer of employment is made and a background check is requested. If you are uncomfortable, please enter all zero’s. This information is not visible to hiring managers.

What is National Jewish Health's benefit package?
Please refer to the benefits page for more information.

Is National Jewish Health a faith-based organization, do applicants need to be Jewish to be considered for employment?
No, we are a non-sectarian organization. All applicants must be comfortable with National Jewish Health's mission, vision and values. Denomination and/or religious preference are not factored into the hiring process.

With no previous healthcare experience, is it possible to be hired at National Jewish Health?
Yes, not all positions within National Jewish Health require a healthcare background. Healthcare experience can definitely benefit you if many applicants are being considered for a given position, so please list all relevant experience.

I am still in school, when should I start applying for jobs to secure a position upon graduating?

You must meet the minimum job requirements of each specific position you are applying to in order to be considered for employment. For example: If the position requires a bachelor’s degree, you must have completed and received your bachelor’s degree prior to applying for the position.


Why am I asked my race/ethnic background?
Applicants are asked this information so that National Jewish Health can gather information to ensure that we are appropriate recruiting all ethnic groups. This information IS NOT shared with hiring managers or anyone involved in the hiring decision. If you choose not to share the information, simply click on "Choose not to disclose".


As a recent RN graduate, what positions may I apply for?
New grad RNs are welcome to apply on-line at  to any full-time position requiring less than one year of experience. Careful evaluation of the actual job posting details let's applicants understand the experience level and skills required to perform the job duties. As an equal opportunity employer, we must consider all applicants who have applied for the position.


What happens should I receive an offer of employment National Jewish Health?
Job offers are extended by the hiring manager. Employment with National Jewish Health is contingent upon the successful completion of the pre-employment process; which includes a background check, reference check, appropriate licensure and education / certification verification.  You will receive two emails from Human Resources, one with that contains the offer letter and a second that contains important information about your first day of employment.


I called HR on the status of my application and the representative indicated that my application was dispositioned as “incomplete law violation disclosure”. I completed this section, why did my application not get passed forward?
Your application may have been incomplete. The application requires you to provide very specific information related to any law violation you may have had. It is important to read the statement thoroughly and provide the information requested.


Do I have to register to apply to job openings?
No, you may bypass the registration process. Please be aware that in order to attach your resume to your application, you must complete the registration process. In addition, if you are interested in applying to several openings it is much easier to register so you do not have to re-enter your information more than once. If you choose to bypass the registration process, simply follow the instructions below to bypass the registration process.  

  1. Visit the careers website:
  2. Click on the Search ‘Careers and Apply’ link
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on ‘search’
  4. Click on the tile of the position you are wishing to apply to
  5. Scroll to the bottom and click on ‘Click Here to Apply Online’
  6. Click on ‘Apply Now’
  7. Click on ‘Click here to skip creating a profile and continue to application’
  8. Complete the application in its entirety (incomplete applications will not be accepted)


I registered a long time ago but the system does not recognize my password?
Our application system has gone through several upgrades. If this occurs please contact our office at 303.398.1035 or


I am on a PC and trying to apply, but I cannot open the window?
Please disable your pop-up blocker and enable your cookies. This should resolve any issues. If you need further assistance please contact our office at 303.398.1035 or  


I am on a Macintosh and I am having trouble applying?
Please use Firefox as your browser. This should resolve any issues. If you need further assistance please contact our office at 303.398.1035 or