Oct 19, 2020

New Graduate Nurse Residency Program- Winter 2021

  • Augusta Health
  • Fishersville, VA, USA

Job Description


The RN Residency is an evidence based transition to practice program designed for the recent graduate of an RN program or an RN with less than one year of experience. We know the transition from a nursing student to professional nurse is challenging and the Residency program is designed to facilitate the transition from the classroom to the clinical environment. Our program includes collaboration with a unit specific preceptor and clinical nurse educators, and provides support and resources to facilitate educational and professional growth.

Placement in each unit will be determined based upon the hospital's current needs and assessed monthly. Possible placement opportunities include: Medical, Progressive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, Maternal/Child, Perioperative , Intensive Care Unit, and the Emergency Department.

The staff Registered Nurse (RN) is a vital part of an interdisciplinary team assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting in efforts to deliver the highest levels of care to the patient and family. This position requires a full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Augusta Health, and demonstrating behavior consistent with the Core Values.

For an application to be considered complete applicants must provide their current resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts. Please attach this information to your active application.

Interviews for the Winter 2021 Nurse Residency Program began in October and will continue until all positions are filled. If you are selected for an interview you will be contacted by a Human Resource representative

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited RN Program or an RN with less than one year of full time acute care experience.
  • Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed as an RN in the Commonwealth of Virginia. New graduates or those newly applying for a license may be employed under temporary licensure as a RN-A or registry-eligible status if approved by the related regulatory board.