RN Residency Program - Recent BSN Graduate
Department: Nursing Education
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Date Posted: 02/05/2019
Requisition Number: 101098
Are you a recent graduate from a BSN Program and see yourself working in an Emergency, Ambulatory, or Medical/Surgical/Telemetry Department? We are offering an outstanding opportunity for new graduate Registered Nurses to join our team of nursing professionals.
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is a vibrant, innovative health system that serves everyone in need. With over 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's metro-north region, CHA is passionately local. It is proud to provide high quality, essential services such as primary care, specialty care, hospital care, emergency services, maternity care and behavioral health in convenient neighborhood locations. CHA patients have seamless access to advanced care for rare or highly complex conditions at its clinical partners - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Mass. General Hospital for Children.
CHA is thrilled to announce the New Graduate Residency Program. This program will provide a coordinated, systematic approach to onboarding, orienting and transitioning new graduate nurses into clinical practice. This program will support the professional role transition, integration, and socialization to enable residents to transition from a beginner nurse to a competent professional nurse providing safe quality care.
As a newly graduated RN in our Nurse Residency Program, you will receive the education and support necessary to develop the judgment, skill and knowledge you will need to become the highest caliber nurse. This invaluable program will enable a clear career path into nursing.
What to expect:
12 month program
The Residency is a design of both classroom and clinical time
Classroom time will provide education through a variety of educational methods (typically 4-8 hours per month) including lecture, group discussion, case studies, and more.
Clinical time consists of one-on-one preceptor guidance with the goal of independent performance in the clinical environment
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing (must have graduated within the last 12 months)
Internal candidates with an ADN who are within 12 months of receiving their BSN and no RN acute care environment experience may be considered
Must have already passed NCLEX exam
American Heart Association BLS Certification required
No prior RN experience in an acute care environment
What we need from you:
Application (includes behavioral assessment)
Official Transcript including GPA