Nurse Residency Program
We have exciting news! Our Program is accepting new applicants for the Summer 2020 cohort.
This targets the new graduate nurse or the RN with less than 6 months RN work experience upon application- the December 2019 or May 2020 new graduate nurse.
Application Timeline: January 6, 2020-February 12, 2020
For our Adult Acute areas our interviews are being scheduled ongoing each Monday. All other tracks will receive follow up regarding interviews at the end of February.
Tracks Available: Please visit our NRP site - www.vanderbiltnursing.com
Our start date options are as follows:
7/20/2020: Summer 2020 Acute Care, Adult Ambulatory
7/27/2020: Summer 2020 Critical Care, Women’s Health, Psych, Pediatrics
*Available dates may vary depending on area hired / successful NCLEX completion
Qualified applicants will be emailed further instruction/ application packet within 72 business hours of online application. Candidates will identify their Track of interest within the e-mailed packet. As your completed packet is received and reviewed, packets are compiled and scored.
This is Step 1 of our Application Process. After completion of the initial application you will receive Part 2 within 72 business hours.
Track selection is identified in Part 2.
The Nurse Residency Program is a one year program designed for nursing graduates or nurses (RN) with less than six months (at the time of application) of nursing experience.
Upon graduation and obtaining a degree in Nursing from an NLN or CCNE state-approved program the Graduate Nurse will enter the VUMC Nurse Residency Program (NRP). The Nurse Resident will participate in the implementation of patient care under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse.
Nurse residents are required to be licensed prior to their start date. Residents that can provide official documentation of successful NCLEX results and pending application for TN RN licensure (or a state that is part of the enhanced nurse licensure compact) will be considered eligible to start.
Candidates will be required to have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing to be eligible to apply.
Full-time hours 36-40 hours per week is required during the first year of the Nurse Residency Program.
Please review our Track highlights: https://ww2.mc.vanderbilt.edu/nurseresidency/28607
Basic Requirements: Residents who are selected for hire may be offered a position for a specific unit. Home unit assignment will be a collaborative decision made by residency program leaders and unit leaders. Factors considered will be the needs of the organization and individual units as well as skills and interests of the residents.
This position requires Graduation from an accredited nursing program
Additional Information: Background checks will be performed and must be approved prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information.
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Participates in patient care under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse until licensed. After passing the NCLEX licensing examination and has an active RN license in the state of TN, applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.
NURSING PATIENT ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with nursing patient assessment and evaluations.
CARE PLANNING (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Establishes realistic personal work goals and objectives. Demonstrates ability to anticipate basic resource needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet deadlines, and organize work for own assignments and responsibilities. Prepares and presents clear and accurate status reports on projects and assignments.
NURSING PATIENT EDUCATION (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with patient education.
EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Recognizes nursing practice is research-based and questions or demonstrates curiosity about the scientific basis of practice.
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