Life at CHOP

A top-ranked employer, CHOP offers competitive benefits, an inspiring community, and unparalleled career opportunities.
locations across Pennsylvania and New Jersey
years of innovation in CHOP’s Research Institute
Breakthrough Makers helping children thrive 
Nurse practitioner looking in patient's mouth
Our History
Since 1855, CHOP—the nations first hospital devoted to pediatric healthcare—has inspired a diverse community of Breakthrough Makers to pursue passions, develop expertise, and drive innovation.
Our Culture At CHOP, your expertise is valued; your voice is heard; and your work makes a difference for patients and families. You’ll be empowered to explore interests, cultivate skills, and achieve goals.
CHOP community members at volunteer event
Our Community Philadelphia is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and diverse opportunities. Breakthrough Makers are deeply involved in and connected to our surrounding communities.
Our Service Standards Breakthrough Makers are present, empathetic, and supportive. We practice with a questioning attitude, express appreciation for our colleagues, and take ownership to solve problems. 
Your Career We believe in lifelong learning. CHOP offers ample professional opportunities, whether you’re looking to take the next steps in your field or change your path.

Our Values

Our ICARE values guide us as we deliver family-centered care, conduct innovative research, and more.

Why We Love CHOP

Nurse practitioner Matthew Wall posing in CHOP's Emergency Department
“I don’t know if I would be where I am today if I wasn’t at CHOP. I came here as a non-traditional student, so the extra support—like tuition assistance—made a huge difference.”   
Matthew Wall Nurse Practitioner
Technical Specialist Michael Wong posing with microscope in CHOP lab.
“I am proud to say I work at CHOP. There’s a strong sense of teamwork in the labs. We help each other out, get to see interesting cases, and [have] lots of opportunity to learn and grow.” 
Michael Wong Technical Specialist
Physical therapist Anjali Toole posing with exercise ball.
“At CHOP, there are as many new opportunities and learning experiences as there are people with a wealth of knowledge. No matter the situation, there is someone I can call.”  
Anjali Toole Physical Therapist

Awards and Accolades

Behavioral Health professionals at CHOP
Did You Know? CHOP received Press Ganey's Guardian of Excellence Award for healthcare organizations demonstrating excellence in employee experience. CHOP performed in the top 5% of healthcare providers based on 2023 engagement survey results.
CHOP security office high fiving patient
Did You Know?
CHOP ranked #1 on Forbes’ 2022 list of America’s Best Large Employers. The hospital was recognized for a range of initiatives supporting employee health, well-being, flexibility, and more.
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