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Our Culture

Experience A Culture That Is Truly Unequaled

What is it like to work at Cerner?

Our associates are driven by their own personal stories to make health care better. Through our experiences and those we’ve shared with our families and friends, we’re committed to work that makes an impact. We work at a fast pace because we believe in bringing tomorrow to life today. We are eager to push the boundaries of our industry, and we encourage our associates to share their ideas, take initiative and be accountable for their work. Improving the health of communities isn’t easy, but it results in engaging, challenging work that presents opportunities to create answers to hard questions.

Your growth, development and success drive ours.

Our Values

Flawless Execution

At Cerner, we believe that health care is so important that everything connected to it has to work properly, the first time and every time. We demand quality results within an environment where “good enough” will never be good enough. Driven by high expectations, the Cerner team strives for perfection and settles only for excellence. We achieve flawless execution because we have the right associates working on the right projects, which creates genuine commitment and accountability.


Cerner empowers success through internal communication that is frequent, open and consistent. We offer abundant career growth options and strive to create an environment of trust. We are deeply committed to maximizing the health and well-being of our associates and the communities we serve. And we celebrate our wins to recognize the positive impact of work well done and inspire even greater successes in the future.

Exceptional Value

Cerner is focused on meeting or exceeding the needs of our clients and associates by providing outstanding experiences. We provide exceptional value to our clients by cultivating strong relationships, understanding what is important to them and finishing what we start to their satisfaction. We do the same for our associates by selecting and retaining talented team members who are easy to work with, placing them in a setting where innovation is fostered and encouraging purposeful risk-taking.


Cerner respects the importance of a satisfying family life and the many ways it can enhance enjoyment of the professional experience. A fundamental component of our mission is to empower associates and their loved ones to achieve optimal levels of health and happiness.

We pursue this goal by:
  • Engaging family members in Cerner-sponsored fitness programs.
  • Offering an internal network with active family-specific groups.
  • Supporting “Take Your Child to Work” activities.
  • Providing adoption assistance and adoption leave.
  • Offering the Roy R. Campfield Memorial Scholarship, a college scholarship opportunity for the dependents of associates.
In addition, Cerner sponsors the following family resources, opportunities and events in the Kansas City area:
  • On-site child care that includes a Montessori curriculum.
  • Free fitness center access for immediate family members of associates in Kansas City locations.
  • December event: Children’s Holiday Celebration.
  • Halloween event: Cerner’s Spooktacular City.

Cerner has repeatedly received the “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” Platinum award (highest distinction) from the National Business Group on Health.


Cerner is committed to creating a diverse environment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category.