Job Description

Employment Status:
Full time
Job Function:
200003 Nursing Admin-RN
Shift Hours / Days:
12 hr shifts, days/nights, wknd/holiday rotations
Hours / Pay Period:

Nurse Residency

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Job Summary/Purpose:

The main objectives of the Nurse Residency Program are:

  • Successfully bridge the gap from academia to professional RN.
  • Strengthen the communication, clinical reasoning, and critical thinking skills that are needed to be successful as a professional nurse. 
  • Bolster commitment to patient safety and patient empowered care.
  • Provide the tools and training needed to advance the profession of nursing and to effect change though the use of process improvement, research, and evidence based practice. 
  • Improve leadership skills in preparation for leadership roles, whether formal or at the bedside. 
  • Provide an environment to allow for support, sharing, and networking with peers.

The Nurse Residency program allows new nurses to practice as a professional nurse who assumes responsibility for providing patient focused health care.  The Nurse Resident will utilize the nursing process, communication skills, and problem solving techniques to deliver quality care.  The Nurse Resident will also be responsible for the knowledge and technical skill needed to operate a variety of mechanical devices to accomplish this task.  The Nurse Resident is accountable for the age groups as defined in the scope of care.


Minimum Qualifications:

Current State Illinois Registered Nurse License

CPR or ACLS card required

Chemotherapy course completed and passed (Course completion within ninety (90) days of hire for Registered Nurses with one (1) or more years of experience. Registered Nurses with less than one (1) year of experience will be scheduled for the course after six (6) months of employment.)

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK.  Each of our hospitals earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient.

Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment?  Visit  to begin your journey.