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San Mateo Medical Center

222 W 39th Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403, United States

San Mateo Medical Center is a public hospital and clinic system operating outpatient clinics throughout San Mateo County, and an acute-care hospital in San Mateo. We are part of a larger, integrated Health System.

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Unique Among Public Hospitals

Our innovative approaches, collaborative environment, and progressive suburban setting make us unique among public hospitals. Our hospital and eleven community clinics are located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our medical center is on a human scale—large enough but not too large and impersonal. We’re proud of our family atmosphere.

Culturally Diverse

We treat a culturally diverse group of working families with complex and challenging needs. We are leaders in language access and are one of the first medical centers in the nation to implement real-time voice and video language interpretation.

Join Us!

We offer career opportunities for nurses, doctors, and a variety of other areas such as allied health, nursing support, housekeeping, food and nutrition, finance, and administration. Since we are a department of San Mateo County, all staff are hired through a civil service process. Full-time employees are offered an outstanding benefits package.

Our nurses are part of a collaborative healthcare team dedicated to providing excellent care to our patients. At San MateoMedical Center you’ll find a supportive environment and opportunities to grow in your profession through training and education, including in-house Continuing Education units. Read about our nurses who were recognized by their peers during Nurses Week below.

Since we are a department of San Mateo County, all staff nurses are hired through a civil service process. Permanent County employees are offered an outstanding benefits package. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 363-4343 or visit

Registered Nurses

We have eight “classifications” for Registered Nurses that are equivalent to a “Staff Nurse”:

  • Ambulatory Care Nurse (Outpatient Clinics)
  • Correctional Health Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse (Intensive Care Unit & Emergency Department)
  • Infusion Nurse
  • Long-Term Care Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Perioperative Nurse (Operating Room, Post-AnesthesiaCare Unit & Short Stay Unit)
  • Psychiatric Nurse (Acute Inpatient Care & Psychiatric Emergency Services) 

Experienced Nurses

We also offer excellent opportunities for highly experienced nurses, nurse managers, and nurses with additional certification. These classifications include:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Community Mental Health Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Senior Public Health Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Services Manager I/II – Nursing

New Graduates

San Mateo Medical Center does not have a trainee program specifically for new graduates. Anyone can apply for current openings.

For more information, contact the Human Resources Department at (650) 363-4343 or visit



San Mateo Medical Center congratulates the following nurse professionals for being recognized by their peers during National Nurses Week.