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Privacy Notice to Fair Oaks Health Center Patients
Aviso de Privacidad para los pacientes de Fair Oaks Health Center

We regret to inform our Fair Oaks Health Center patients that we discovered a potential breach of personal health information. 

Lamentamos informar a nuestros pacientes de Fair Oaks Health Center que descubrimos una posible fuga de información personal de salud.

SMMC: Nurses


Nursing Careers

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

General information

Nurse Recognition

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