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Nurse Residency Program
The Providence Health Nurse Residency program offers new graduates an exceptional opportunity to gain educational and clinical training in many inpatient care areas including Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, and Critical Care. This intensive program enables new graduates to learn through hands-on experience and then transition to staff roles within the nursing departments at Providence Health. Program duration varies from 3 to 6 months depending on the demands of the specific clinical setting.
Upcoming program start dates: July 2021 and February 2022
During this 12-week program, new graduates work 40 hours/week. This includes 4-hour weekly training sessions designed to place residents in other departments that work closely with their home unit providing a better understanding of the multidisciplinary collaboration of quality patient care.
We aim to:
- Reduce professional stress
- Increase job satisfaction
- Enhance clinical skills
- Develop supporting inter-professional relationships
How Do I Apply?
- Hands-on experience with equipment and mentoring
- Clinical training and instruction while allowing you to work on a nursing unit
- Clinical training on the day, night, and weekend shifts
- Structured 1:1 clinical education using pathways and specific timelines provided in each patient care area
- Nurse educator mentorship
- Training sessions designed to augment critical thinking skills
- Classroom activities that address key clinical topics
- South Carolina RN license must be active before the program's start date
- ADN or BSN required
- BLS (American Heart Association) required before the start date
- New graduate to 12 months of hospital-based RN experience
- Available to work the schedule of your preceptor throughout orientation
For more information, contact Garrett Butler at Garrett.Butler@ProvidenceHospitals.com.