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RN Residency, Surgical Oncology

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 99974
Job Family: Nursing
Shift: Night
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030408-Nursing - Comprehensive Cancer Ctr - 9 CC


Sign-on Bonus: $10,000 sign-on bonus eligible position for qualified candidates!  


Embark on a rewarding journey as a New Grad Registered Nurse III (full time, nights) for the Surgical Oncology Unit at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist. We’re not just fighting cancer; we're crafting personalized journeys to victory. Our world-class surgeons and compassionate care team unite expertise with empathy, ensuring every patient's story ends with triumph over cancer's toughest battles. 

New Graduate Nurse Residency Program  

Our New Grad Residency Program is a 12-month program that supports newly licensed registered nurses (RNs) as they make their initial transition to practice in one of our five medical centers. The program includes a comprehensive, evidence-based clinical orientation and a nursing professional development transition to practice curriculum. The program's framework is designed as follows:   

  • Over the course of the first three months, you'll have the opportunity to integrate both theory and skills by engaging in live specialty-track clinical academies. These academies will be led by a dedicated team of nurse educators who will guide you through the process.   
  • Continuing from months 3 to 12, you'll be actively participating in a series of education-rich, monthly transition-to-practice nursing professional development workshops. These workshops are designed to further enhance your knowledge and skills in the nursing field.   
  • Throughout this program, you will have the chance to establish strong and cohesive relationships with fellow participants in your assigned cohort. This supportive environment will encourage emotional connections and mutual growth.   
  • As an integral part of your journey, you'll engage in insightful clinical discussions and interactive experiences facilitated by subject matter experts. These sessions will cover essential topics such as professionalism in nursing, critical thinking, patient outcomes, as well as self-care and well-being.   
  • To provide you with personalized guidance and support, the Nurse Residency Program Coordinator will offer individualized mentoring. This guidance will be instrumental in helping you navigate through the program successfully and develop into a skilled and confident nurse.  

Position Highlights  

  • Department: Surgical Oncology
  • Location:  Comprehensive Cancer Center, Winston-Salem, NC  
  • Shift Schedules:  Full time (36 hours, 3x12-hour shifts) , Nights, 7:00pm – 7:00am, with weekend rotation  



What We Offer  

  • Moving to the area? Enjoy a $1,500 relocation bonus, paid out within 30 days of employment.   
  • Day 1 Health Coverage. Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work.    
  • Need a breather? Enjoy generous PTO starting at 25 days/year, so you can take time off for adventures, mental health days, holidays, sick days, etc.   
  • Want to keep learning? We're all in! Get up to $2,500/year for your bachelor's degree dreams and up to $5,000/year for your graduate degree aspirations.   
  • Looking to get certified? We cover the costs of 183 different nursing certifications from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).   
  • Feeling the wellness vibes? Dive into up to $1,350/year in wellness perks through our LiveWELL program. Your well-being is a big deal to us.   
  • Family matters, and we get it. New parents, you're covered with six weeks of paid maternity leave for birthing moms and four weeks of paid parental leave for everyone else.   
  • Thinking about the future? We're on it! Secure your financial journey with up to 7% employer-paid contributions to your retirement fund.  

How You’ll Impact Patient Care  

 Besides participating in our Nurse Residency Program, you can expect to have the following job responsibilities:   

  1.  Take care of patients and their families using the nursing process, covering everything from assessments to planning, treatments, education, and evaluations, all following the hospital's policies.  
  2. Keep things safe and comfortable by respecting patient privacy, using technology smartly, and acting professionally.  
  3. Be a great communicator, sharing info with the whole care team throughout the patient's journey.  
  4. Show your pro skills by being part of the team, following standards, learning, and taking responsibility for your actions.  
  5. Be the patient's voice, no matter where they are – in the hospital or out in the community.  
  6. Make sure care runs smooth by managing it well, prioritizing tasks, and improving patient outcomes.  
  7. Embrace the professional side of things by joining in shared decision-making, creating a positive work environment, and growing in your role. Get ready for an exciting ride!  


What You’ll Need  

  • Graduation from accredited School of Nursing; BSN preferred.  
  • Registered Nurse licensure from the State of North Carolina Board of Nursing  
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required   
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 1 year of hire, per unit guidelines   
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 1 year of hire, per unit guidelines   

Ready to kickstart your nursing journey? Joining the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist family as a New Grad RN means stepping into a world of learning, support, and growth. Get excited to make a real difference in patients' lives while soaking up the experience and mentorship that will set you up for success in your nursing career.  APPLY TODAY!  

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