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RN - New Graduate Residency Program at Sacred Heart Medical Centers in Springfield/Eugene, Oregon

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Job ID: 8106
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).  Starting wage for New Graduate RNs is $38.83/hour plus applicable differentials.  

The Nurse Residency Program transitions new graduate nurses (or nurses with less than one year of experience) to competent nursing practice that is supported by evidence-based curriculum reflecting our Mission, Vision, and Values. Our 12 month program focuses on leadership, patient outcomes, and professionalism.

**Relocation assistance available**

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

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

  • Cover Letter
  • Completed Online Application
  • Resume
  • BLS Card
  • Clinical Narrative - Submit a clinical narrative of 1 page or less. (This needs to be uploaded into your profile under My Attachments and in the drop down, select Clinical Narrative) A clinical narrative is a story about a clinical event or situation that was meaningful for you and taught you something about the role of a professional nurse. 
  • Some possible topics for your Clinical Narrative include:

    A specific clinical experience where your interventions made a difference in outcome for the patient

    A clinical experience that was especially challenging

    A clinical situation that went differently than you expected

    Program Timeline / Step-by Step Process:

    References requested via Skill Survey (an online reference tool) for those moving to the next step. Candidates will be asked to provide 4 professional references and will need current email addresses of these references to enter online. These requests will be made during the application acceptance window period up until interviews in which you will be sent notification that we will start references. 

      Start Dates to be offered for positions will  begin Summer 2021.

      Residency Seminars to begin in late Summer/early Fall 2021.

    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:

  • Signing a two year agreement.  
  • 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.
  • Clinical Instructor and employment references will be required.
  • Positions available vary per program and departments available may vary from posting date to offer date.
  • 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.

    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.

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