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SJMH Application FAQs

  SJMH Application FAQs
St. James Mercy Hospital

Where does my application go after I submit it to the Human Resources Department?

After receipt of your application, the original is kept on file for six months. We forward a copy of your application to the supervisor(s) in the appropriate department(s) within 24 hours. If you are interested in more than one open position, you only need to fill out one application

Due to our volume of inquiries, please do not call Human Resources, please be assured that you will be contacted for an interview if you have the qualifications necessary for that particular position.

How long is the process of reviewing applications?

The supervisor(s) can take up to two-four weeks to review all the applications for a job that has been posted before making any decisions.

Should I anticipate an interview?

No, not every applicant is interviewed. Each application is reviewed by the supervisor(s) to determine the most qualified candidates to interview for the position. The supervisor(s) choose the applicants that they would like to interview, then either the supervisor(s) themselves or the HR secretary will contact you to schedule an interview.
What are some things that I can do to help ensure that my application isn’t overlooked?
There are several things that you can do to help ensure that your application isn’t overlooked:
  1. Completeness of your application is a must. Be sure you have all of your contact information and that each section is filled out completely.
  2. Neatness will help when the supervisor(s) are looking through applications, your application should be legible.
  3. References are essential on your application, be sure to include a past manager or supervisor. Professional references should not be co-workers or friends.
  4. Attach a resume with your application if possible, to provide additional information on yourself.


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