Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
Nursing/Patient Care
Medical-Surgical Track
Shift Hours / Days:
Hours / Pay Period:


RN Nurse Residency Program

Medical-Surgical Track


Program Start Date

  • February 19, 2018           

Program Highlights 

  • A 12-month program to smooth transition into practice.
  • A series of thoughtfully developed classes that will enhance skills in critical thinking, assessment, leadership and clinical decision making. 
  • Participation in this program is a part of the regular work assignment.  Nurse residents participate in monthly seminars over a 12-month period.
  • Understanding that Evidence Based Practice is at the forefront of nursing excellence, participants will have the opportunity to identify, develop and implement an Evidence Based Project during their residency program. 
  • Classroom instruction specific to the clinical area using a focused case study approach to learning.
  • Use of clinical simulation to foster effective critical thinking skills.
  • Clinical preceptorship under the guidance of an experience clinical coach.
  • Ongoing continuing education and professional development opportunities.
  • Dedicated education specialists are available both during and following the program.


Minimum Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing obtained within 6 months of program start date
  • No prior work experience as a registered nurse (RN)
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have Georgia RN License by program start date
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card       


  • If selected to participate in the RN Residency Program you will be hired into a full-time, benefited position on the specified nursing unit.