For our international applicants: Welcome to St. Irmgardis-Krankenhaus Süchteln

For more than 150 years, we take responsibility for the wellbeing of patients in and around the city of Viersen, of which Süchteln is a part. Our departments include Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Anaesthetics and Critical Care (including an A&E department, renovated in 2018 to meet the latest medical standards), Surgery and Visceral Surgery, Cardiologic Rehabilitation for out-patients, Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics, Conservative Orthopaedics, as well as Hand Surgery, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery. Our more than 370 staff take care of 25,000 patients every year.

Viersen ( with its 77,000 inhabitants is located in the beautiful lower Rhein meadows, which is in close proximity to the Netherlands as well as the Düsseldorf area only half an hour away. Viersen has schools for children of all ages, a wide range of cultural offers, shopping facilities, sports parks and much more. For healthcare professional from abroad we offer on-premises rooms as well as rented flats for shared living within reasonable proximity to the hospital.

If you are a professional nurse with German B2-Certificate and hold a (partly) recognition as Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger or Pflegefachfrau/Pflegefachmann issued by authorities of North Rhine-Westphalia (Düsseldorf or Münster) we invite you to apply via the International Recruiting department of St. Francis-Foundation: