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Welcome to Jackson Health System’s internal careers website

Build your Jackson future on a foundation of CARE.

At Jackson Health System, you bring our CARE values to life every day. It’s not an easy task, which is why we provide the support and resources you need to continuously learn, grow, advance, and succeed. We are committed to internal mobility and we’re proud to say that more than 40 percent of our hires come from our
internal talent pool.

As you continue to grow, you may find yourself moving up or across new and unexpected paths. But no matter where your Jackson career takes you, you will always be guided by compassion, accountability, respect, and expertise, values which ultimately create better health outcomes and a better patient experience.


Assess your strengths and decide what your next step should be.

One important point before you start exploring your next career options is personal assessment. Your career decisions affect your lifestyle, health, and overall sense of satisfaction and happiness, and it is important to make informed choices based on who you are, what you value, and what skills you can contribute to benefit the organization. Understanding why you want to change jobs and knowing what growth means to you are the first important steps to getting ready! In this section, we will give you some tips and tools to help you prepare for your next move.


The questions in this guide are designed to help you reflect on your experience, needs, and goals, to help you determine your next career move.

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My Career

  • Are you inspired by your work?

  • Do you use your strength and talent at work?

  • Are you comfortable with your work colleagues?

  • Are you valued and recognized at work?

  • Does your work allow you to reach your potential?

My Life

  • Are you in control of your life?

  • Do you have a clear sense of purpose?

  • Is there sufficient time for your family and friends?

My Needs

  • What do you need to feel fulfilled in life?

  • What motivates and inspires you?

  • What are your priorities?

  • What kind of work would you like to do?

  • What is important to you in your work and life?

My Future

  • What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?

  • Is anything holding you back and if so, how could you change this?

  • What do you want to have realistically achieved by the end of your life?

  • What are your options and priorities for the future?

Strength Finder

Understanding your strengths, and knowing where you provide the most value, will help guide your career decisions. Click here to take the free online assessment and learn more about your strengths to maximize your potential.

Career Goal Template

Writing down your career goals can help clarify what you are looking for and how to make those goals a reality. Click and download the template below to answer a series of questions and learn the steps you can take towards achieving your goals.

Career Goal Template

What does Career Growth mean to You?

At Jackson, your career path may take the form of a vertical line or you may move laterally, gaining experience across multiple departments. But no matter what route you take, we’ll help you chart a path tailored to your values, interests, and aspirations. Learn more about your options for advancing within Jackson Health System:

Lateral Career Web

  • Experience different departments and teams, and a new way of thinking and solving problems
  • Sharpen the tools you already have while adding new ones to your toolbox
  • Become more fluent in different disciplines, which can help bridge various functions

Vertical Career Ladder

  • Advance from entry-level positions to higher levels of pay, skill, responsibility, or span of control
  • Grow vertically within the same department or areas of expertise, and take on an expanded role
  • Gain experience in your field and continuously invest in sharpening and expanding your current skills


From resume templates to interview tips, these resources will help you prepare for your next role.

You understand that learning and growing can happen in all directions, not just moving up. In this section, you will gain insights into the hiring process, understand the resources available, and tap into additional tools that can set you up for the next step.

The Job Hiring Process

There are several stages to the internal application process. In order to set you up for success, we’ve included helpful information about what you can expect at each stage.

Job Posting Stage

Stage 1

Candidate Screening Stage

Stage 2

Candidate Review Stage

Stage 3

Hiring Decision Stage

Stage 4

Interviewing Tips:


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Your course is plotted and you're off and running toward a new opportunity. As you apply to the role(s) you desire, hear from others who have successfully gone through the same process.

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