Nurse Residency Program

​​​​​​​A solid foundation for new graduate nurses

Prisma Health is committed to providing new graduate nurses with a solid foundation to launch their nursing career. The Nurse Residency Program combines quality classes, core curriculum, simulation, one-on-one skills validation, hands-on application with preceptors and professional development.

The benefits of the Prisma Health Nurse Residency Program


Prisma Health welcomes new graduate registered nurses, and our goal is to make a successful, smooth transition period for you as you grow from functioning as a student nurse into a practicing registered nurse. Our programs will provide you with support and education from expert educators in the field to help you increase your knowledge, confidence and critical-thinking skills. Apart from the clinical knowledge you will gain, you will also have the opportunity to network with other new graduates and experience the spectrum of nursing offered at Prisma Health.

New Grad RNs are currently eligible* for:

- Gift card for scrubs
- Interview Travel Reimbursement
- $3,000 Relocation Assistance Bonus
- Bonus to assist with NCLEX Exam Review Course/Fees

- Either a $5,000 Taxable Sign-on Bonus or a $5,250 Student Tax-free Loan Repayment
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*Program incentives are aligned with Prisma Health's fiscal year and are applicable to New Grad RNs hired after September 17, 2021.
 
Program incentives are aligned with Prisma Health's fiscal year and are applicable to New Grad RNs hired after September 17, 2021..

 

Program Structure


  • Structured orientation plan with (6-20 weeks, dependent on service line) guided education, computer-based training content and precepted time with experienced RNs
  • Clinical, professional development and reflective practice sessions to aid in the development of self-care and resilience
  • Simulation and skill lab experience using current professional curriculum, standards and evidence-based guidelines
  • Interactive class and computer-based educational support from national nursing organizations per service line-specific content
  • Engagement with Prisma Health clinical experts and leaders in a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care
  • Successful completion of weekly goals and objectives per service line, in addition to a program and simulation competency final

Who leads the Nurse Residency Program?

Each service line is led by clinical educators with a vast range of experience and expertise in your chosen specialty. All of our clinical educators who serve in our programs have a love and a desire to teach. Along with mentoring new graduate nurses, our educators are integrated into all aspects of the Nurse Residency Program experience.

Nurse Residency Programs include the following:

Nurse Residency Program Schedule

Acute Care Services
  • November 15, 2021
  • February 21, 2022
  • May 16, 2022
  • July 18, 2022
  • September 19, 2022
  • November 7, 2022
Ambulatory Services​​​​​​​
  • February 28, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
  • July 25, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
Children’s Services
  • October 18, 2021 (Only offered at Prisma Health Richland Hospital)
  • February 28, 2022 (all Upstate positions have been filled)
  • July 25, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
Critical Care Services
  • October 18, 2021
  • February 14, 2022
  • July 11, 2022
  • October 17, 2022
Emergency Department
  • October 18, 2021
  • February 14, 2022
  • July 11, 2022
  • October 17, 2022
Perioperative Services
  • February 28, 2022
  • July 25, 2022
Women’s Services
  • October 18, 2021 (Only offered at Prisma Health Richland and Prisma Health Baptist)
  • February 28, 2022 (all Upstate positions have been filled)
  • July 25, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)

*Your RN license must be posted online at least one week before your start date.

How do I apply?

Click here and type "Nurse Resident" with the quotations in the keyword search to find our available opportunities.


Please upload your current resume, unofficial transcript and two letters of recommendation (one clinical, one personal) with your application.


**Your application for the Nurse Residency program WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE without completed online application, including resume, unofficial transcript and two letters of recommendation via the careers page link WITH requested documents attached.**

To be considered:

  • You must have a current RN licensure prior to the start of the residency program

  • You must have an Associate or Bachelor of Science in nursing, GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred

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Frequently asked questions

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