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RN New Grad Nurse Residency Program - St. John Medical Center

Job ID: 52167
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is accepting applications for our upcoming Nurse Residency Program at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. Next cohort group dates to be announced soon!

This is an exciting opportunity for new graduate nurses to enter a program providing technical excellence as well as nursing excellence, compassionate care for our patients and community. The Nurse Residency Program provides a comprehensive transition to practice program offering interactive, evidence-based curriculum designed to build clinical skills and competency in patient outcomes, leadership and the professional nurse role. This is a 12-month program reflecting the Mission, Vision and Values of PeaceHealth.

Upcoming Hiring Event!

PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center will be conducting in person interviews July 10th, 2024. Please submit your application for consideration! For those not in the area, we will also hold some virtual interviews.

Benefits Include:

  • Relocation package available for eligible candidates moving to the area.
  • Hourly compensation is $36.73 - $71.57; hiring rate dependent on qualifications and professional experience and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Great shift differentials (up to $5.50/hr.)
  • Additional pay for BSN, MSN, DNP and advanced certifications
  • Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off
  • Student Loan Repayment Program and Tuition Assistance Program
  • PTO with no waiting period.
  • Professional practice support.
  • Collaborative team environment.

To qualify for this program: you must be a new graduate RN who has been licensed for less than 12 months, with less than 6 months of Acute Care experience as an RN.

To be considered for the program you must:

1. Complete an online application

(upload the following in "Attachments" section on your application)

2. Resume

3. Healthcare Provider BLS card

Program Timeline / Step-by Step Process:

  • Applications Open Now
  • Residency Cohorts start in Spring/Summer 2024

Position Commitments:

  • Ability to work 32 to 40 hours per week.
  • Available to work 12-Hour Shifts.
  • Available to work Day or Night Shifts
  • Flexible to work any day of the week as schedules rotate.
  • Able to participate in all program activities throughout the 12-month period.
  • Signing a two year commitment agreement
  • Clinical Instructor and employment references will be required.

Positions available vary per departments needs, with anticipated opportunities available in Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, Emergency, ICU and Labor & Delivery.



  • Active Washington RN license required prior to start date.
  • Provider BLS Certification from the American Heart Association prior to start date.


  • BSN preferred. If ADN graduate, commitment to enroll into a BSN program within 3 years is preferred.
  • Job Description with complete list of duties will be provided.

If you have any questions please contact Kaitlin McCarthy at [email protected]

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. 

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