Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care & Medicine
New Grad RN Residency Program
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Stanford Health Care | Palo Alto, CA
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Job Description


Find a career that will impact far more lives than your own. Every dedicated nurse strives for a career at an even more dedicated hospital. That’s why Stanford Hospital & Clinics remains focused on achieving the best care possible. Medicine is only part of it. The other part is finding people who are committed to improving other’s lives, as much as their own.


Program Start Date: 9/24/12

Accepting applications:  May 11that 5 p.m. until May 25th at 5 p.m.

Job/Requisition #22073

Consider accelerating your nursing career at a world-renowned medical institution in our one-year New Graduate RN Residency Program. After the conclusion of the 9-12 week clinical orientation program, residents will continue to receive mentoring and continuing education support bi-monthly from our SHC Nurse Educators, CNS, et al. The program is based on a partnership with the University Health System – Consortium (UHC) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Our comprehensive program combines didactic information, supervised clinical practice and competency-based training to meet the multiple needs of Stanford’s many units, as well as to encourage the development of evidence-based practice and critical thinking.


SHC New Graduate RN Residency Program Qualifications:

  • Must be a graduate from a BSN or MSN program, accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), from 12/1/11 through 06/25/12.
  • Must have no paid RN work experience prior to 09/24/12.
  • Must have a current California RN license by 7/20/12.
  • Must have a BLS-HCP level certification issued by the American Heart Association by 7/20/12.
  • Must submit ALL additional documentation for the SHC New Graduate RN Residency Program.
    • Completed application.
    • Must complete online assessment within 24 hours.
    • 3 School of Nursing clinical faculty instructor references, (School of Nursing Faculty who supervised your clinical rotations).  The signature area must include their School of Nursing faculty position.  NOTE:  Reference letter documents should be on school letterhead and less than 1 MB in size.
    • Resume to include number of clinical hours and location/placement for rotations and senior capstone/preceptorship.
    • Most recent transcripts. 
  • Willing to commit to the one-year Residency Program.

Instructions on How To Apply to the Program and on how to access the Online Assessment (which must be completed by the end of the application process) will be on our website when the position is posted on May 11th at 5 p.m and until it closes on May 25th at 5 p.m.

If you’re looking to be a part of a team that is truly proud of providing the best patient care possible, consider Stanford Hospital & Clinics. TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION, please see the “How To Apply" video, and read all qualifications and instructions at http://www.WeStandForCare.com, under "Careers", then under "SHC New Graduate RN Residency Program", and also under “Application Process", PRIOR TO APPLYING TO THIS POSITION. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

About Stanford Health Care

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is a world-renowned organization that is consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in the country. Through research and a drive for discovery, we are at the leading edge of medical advancement. Our doctors and staff work constantly to find new ways of helping patients overcome disease, live healthier and feel more comfortable with the healthcare process.