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New Graduate Residency Program

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The Registered Nurse Residency Program is centered on the support and development of the professional nurse, focusing on the transition from academia to acute care practice. Our year-long program combines practical and applied clinical experiences with comprehensive didactic learning. This support is in addition to the traditional unit/department orientation. At Kaweah Health we want our new nurses to flourish! Participants will gain many new experiences, skills, and resources to help them grow as a professional.

This program will focus on:

  • Clinical Decision skills
  • Communication skills
  • Professional development
  • Exposure to the hospital
  • Support of practice at the bedside - safety and time management
  • Exposure to experiences within chosen service line
  • Resource development

During this program participants will meet monthly with the Residency Program Coordinator and special expert guests from Kaweah Health for:

  • Case studies
  • Across the care continuum experiences
  • Presentations
  • Clinical simulation/skills training
  • Learning through discussion and reflection on actual practice

Requires:

  • California RN license or RN IP
  • Less than 1 year experience as an RN

You must apply, interview and be hired into a home department prior to starting residency training. Apply for a Registered Nurse position online by clicking HERE.

For more information contact Karen Brooks, Recruiter, at kbrooks@kaweahhealth.org or call direct at (559) 624-5251.