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New Graduate Nursing Program

New Graduate Nursing Program

Next program start date: August 4, 2014

Graduates with less than six months of nursing experience may apply for opportunities in the following clinical areas: women and children's, critical care, intermediate care, emergency services, surgical services or rehabilitation and nursing care.

General Program Overview

  • Paid Staff Nursing Position
  • Candidates are eligible for internal transfer after twelve months
  • One week hospital orientation including:  General Orientation, Clinical  Orientation, Clinical Computer Orientation and New Nurse Orientation.
  • Three to nine month precepted learning experience
  • Classes & workshops related to the clinical area of focus
  • Role shadowing opportunities in various clinical areas
  • Bi-weekly coaching/mentoring sessions with nursing manager
  • Monthly peer support and continuing education sessions
  • Enrollment in the Rex Center for Leadership Excellence - Compassionate  Leader Program after completion of new grad program

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Be a new graduate nurse with less than six months nursing experience
  • Have a cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher (preferred not required)
  •  Successfully pass NCLEX prior to the program start date 

Application Process

Apply Online between February 1, 2014 and April 1, 2014. 

  • Critical Care – Req # 12673
  • Emergency Services – Req # 12678
  • Intermediate Care – Req # 12674
  • Medical/Surgical Services – Req # 12677
  • Operating Room – Req #12675
  • Women’s & Children’s Services – Req # 12672