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.


Applications for our September 2021 service lines will open by the end of June 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

The benefits of being in 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.

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
  • February 21, 2022
  • May 16, 2022
  • July 18, 2022
  • September 19, 2022
  • November 14, 2022
Ambulatory Services
  • September 20, 2021
  • February 28, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
  • July 25, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
Children’s Services
  • February 28, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
  • July 25, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
Critical Care Services
  • February 14, 2022
  • July 11, 2022
  • October 17, 2022
Emergency Department
  • February 14, 2022
  • July 11, 2022
  • October 17, 2022
Perioperative Services
  • February 28, 2022
  • July 25, 2022
Women’s Services
  • February 28, 2022 (as needed based on organizational needs)
  • 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

Need assistance?

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