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RN New Grad Nurse Residency Program - Riverbend and University District

Job ID: 52168
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


RN – Nurse Residency Program, Sacred Heart Hospitals Riverbend (Springfield, OR) and University District (Eugene, OR).

PeaceHealth is accepting applications for our upcoming Nurse Residency Program at Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend & University District in Springfield & Eugene, OR. Other locations also participating are Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence, OR and Cottage Grove Community Medical Center in Cottage Grove, OR. Our current hiring cycle has start dates continuing through December 5th, 2022. Our next hiring cycle is perfect for Fall/Winter graduates with seminars starting Spring 2023. More specific dates to come.

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.

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 a Registered Nurse.

Benefits Include:

  • Hiring Bonus available for eligible candidates
  • Relocation package for eligible candidates moving to the area.
  • Hourly compensation is  $37.83 - $73.90  ; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, work location, and/or terms of Collective Bargaining Agreement. ONA Contract
  • Great shift differentials (up to $7.50/hr.)
  • Additional pay for BSN, MSN, and advanced certifications
  • Medical and Dental, Vision, Retirement, and Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Assistance
  • PTO with no waiting period.
  • Professional practice support.
  • Collaborative team environment.

To be considered for the program you must include the following when submitting your application:

  • Completed Online Application
  • Resume
  • BLS Card
  • Cover Letter (optional)
  • Ability to work 32 to 40 hours per week.
  • Available to work 8 or 12 hour shifts.
  • Available to work day, evening, 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 program and departments available may vary from posting date to offer date.

Program Timeline / Step-by Step Process:
  • Interviews may be offered on an ongoing basis or will be grouped together in blocks depending on the specific units needs and preferences.
  • Must have an active RN license prior to start.
  • We encourage you to apply for the Oregon RN license at time of application. For those who are coming from out of state, before taking the NCLEX outside of Oregon, please speak to the Oregon Board of Nursing on the process to transfer your license in a timely manner.
  • Position Commitments:

  • Required: Current Oregon RN license required prior to start date. BLS from the American Heart Association.

    Education: BSN strongly preferred. If ADN graduate, commitment to complete a BSN program within 3 years is preferred.

    Job description with complete list of duties will be provided.

    Relocation assistance available.

    If you have any questions regarding the Nurse Residency Program, please email 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. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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