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 HH.Recruiting@hhchealth.org.

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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