Attention Graduate Nurses:

Thank you for your interest in our Graduate Nurse Opportunities!

For more information regarding the Graduate Nurse Residency Program, contact Human Resources Recruiting at

Our Graduate Nurse Residency Program will provide the new graduate nurse the opportunity to:

  • Partner with a Registered Nurse Preceptor in a work/study environment to increase your competency providing care to the acutely ill adult medical-surgical patient
    • Our nine-week orientation includes a combination of didactic, simulation and clinical opportunities
  • Attend a number of monthly presentations with other new graduates that include
    • Education on a variety of topics that will assist the new graduate to make the transition from student to professional nurse
    • Support group time with peers
  • “Nursing Scholar program: Best Evidence in Practice”
    • Opportunity for a limited number of new graduate nurses to work with an assigned mentor and an experienced staff RN on a specific Evidence Based Project
    • These positions will be filled by an application process per division

The objectives of the Graduate Nurse Residency Program are to:

  • Provide a structured first-work experience that promotes professional growth and development
  • Create a positive, safe learning environment that promotes trust and respect
  • Promote strong collegial relationships through integration of the new graduate nurse into unit and hospital initiative
  • Foster the visible contribution of the professional nurse
  • Promote the concept of life-long learning

Education Requirements:

  • New graduate nurses hired to start in July and September are enrolled in the Graduate Nurse Residency Program.
  • The new graduate nurse must successfully pass NCLEX prior to the start of orientation
  • The new graduate nurse must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing (BSN required)
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