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.

We encourage all candidates to apply for the student nurse tech position prior to applying to be a nurse with Prisma Health. Please contact your recruitment partner to learn more.
 New Grad RNs are currently eligible* for:

- Interview Travel Reimbursement
- $5,000 Taxable Sign-on Bonus for Select Service Lines
- $5,250 Student Tax-free Loan Repayment (per year)

*Program incentives are applicable to New Grad RNs hired after March 1, 2022.
Program incentives are aligned with Prisma Health's fiscal year and ae applicable to New Grad RNs hired after September 17, 2021.

New Graduate RNs Q&A Events

We invite you to learn more about opportunities with us and engage with our team through unparalleled access to a live person on the following Wednesdays from 9am–11am EST! Register via the link below.
December 6, 2023

Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Support Program

 At Prisma Health we want to support you as you grow and develop. Completing a higher education course isn’t easy or cheap. To help ease the financial burden we’ve partnered with Bright Horizons EdAssist Solutions™ to offer a Tuition Assistance Program and Student Loan Support Program to all full and part time team members and registered nurses. Click here to learn more about the program.

Program Structure

  • Structured orientation plan with 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, including clinical skills role validation

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:

2023 Nurse Residency Program Schedule

Adult Multispecialty Services
  • September 11, 2023*
  • November 13, 2023
Children’s Services
  • September 11, 2023*
  • November 13, 2023
Critical Care Services
  • September 11, 2023*
  • November 13, 2023
Emergency Department
  • September 11, 2023*
  • November 13, 2023
Perioperative Services
  • September 11, 2023*
  • November 13, 2023
Women’s Services​​​​​​​
  • September 11, 2023*
  • ​​​​​​​November 13, 2023

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

2024 Nurse Residency Program Start Dates

  • February 12
  • April 22
  • July 1 and July 8
  • September 16
  • November 11

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Residency Program

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 and one clinical letter of recommendation with your application.

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

To be considered for the RN Residency Program:
  • You must have a current South Carolina or Compact RN license prior to the start of the residency program.
  • You must have an Associate or Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

To be considered for the LPN Residency Program:
  • You must have a current South Carolina or Compact LPN license prior to the start of the residency program.
  • You must have completed a LPN program recognized by the SC State Board of Nursing.

Frequently asked questions

Need assistance?

For questions regarding the Nurse Residency Program, please contact: