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

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Job ID: 13744
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.‚Äč

PeaceHealth is accepting applications for our upcoming Nurse Residency Program at St. John Medical Center in Longview, Washington. Next cohort group will have start dates beginning in December/January.

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 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. Cover letter

4. Healthcare provider BLS card

5.Clinical Narrative- Submit a clinical narrative of 1 page or less. (This needs to be uploaded into your profile/application in the Attachments section and in 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 include: 

  • A specific clinical experience where your interventions made a difference in outcome for the patient 
  • A clinical experience that was especially challenging and how it impacted your practice 
  • A clinical situation that went differently than you expected 
  • Upcoming Residency Cohorts start in October 2021 and Spring 2022 
  • 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. 
  • Active Washington RN license required prior to start date. 
  • Provider BLS Certification from the American Heart Association prior to start date. 

Program Timeline / Step-by Step Process: 

Position Commitments: 

Positions available vary, with anticipated opportunities available in Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, Emergency 




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. Hourly compensation starts at $38.85.

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.

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