Atrium Health Floyd offers a 6-month Transition to Practice New Graduate RN Residency Program for all registered nurses at the beginning of their nursing careers. The RN residency program provides new graduates with a dedicated team of nurse educators to work in an atmosphere that promotes learning, clinical application and socialization during the transition from student nurse to registered nurse.
8 Week Clinically Immersive Transition
The program includes classes, as well as clinical orientation with a preceptor, providing a solid foundation for clinical decision making, time management and interdisciplinary communication.
During the eight week immersive program, nurse graduates will have hands-on work experience to help them acquire clinical and leadership skills. A mentor will offer guidance during the journey.
4 Monthly Transitional Sessions
The program includes four monthly transitional session with the Nurse Residency Program Coordinator, the unit based Nurse Educator and Manager, and the Employee Wellness Coach/Manager. During the monthly transitional sessions, nurse graduates will receive mentorship, structured collaboration with the educator and manager and focused self-care training.
Why Choose Atrium Health Floyd Nurse Residency Program
Nursing Shared Governance
Professional Excellence Pathway (Clinical Ladder Program)
National nursing certification bonus and reimbursement program
Competitive benefits and teammate discounts
What You Will Learn
During the 8-week program, nurse residency participants will learn to:
Provide an increasing level of care required by a variety of patients in a hospital setting
Develop clinical nursing leadership at the point of care
Improve patient safety and quality of care
Foster critical thinking skills
Bring evidence-based practice to the bedside
Develop individual career goals and strengthen commitment to the profession
Requirements to Qualify for Nurse Residency
Hold an associate, bachelor's or master's degree in nursing science from an institution accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Have less than six months experience as a nurse
Apply for Nurse Residency
Please see the below list of open Nurse Residency positions and apply today!