Registered Nurse (RN) Residency- New Graduates (~ 6 months experience)

Calling all 2023 & 2024 Nursing Graduates! THE FINAL DATE TO APPLY IS APPROACHING! We will be hosting an invite only match day for those to are invited to come interview, tour the hospital and meet our Nursing Leaders. Get your applications in asap! The VHC Health New Graduate Nurse Residency Program is a paid opportunity with mentorship and cohorts so you can ease into your first year of nursing! APPLY HERE: The mission of the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program TM (NRP) is to support new graduate nurses during transition in the first year of practice and facilitate development of critical thinking skills and leadership at the bedside. VHC Health is the only Northern VA hospital with ANCC PTAP (American Nurses Credentialing Center xe2x80x93 Practice Transition Accreditation Program) accreditation. The ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Programxc2xae (PTAP) sets the global standard for residency or fellowship programs that transition registered nurses (RNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) into new practice settings. Program Guidelines: The New Graduate Nurse Residency program at VHC Health is a Full Time employment opportunity for approximately 1 year. New Graduate Nurse Residents will meet regularly as a cohort once a month for four hours of core content. Meetings will consist of didactic learning, hands-on skills training, group work/projects, interactive team learning and a facilitator led group discussion for 1 hour of each session. As a New Graduate Nurse, a preceptorship on your home unit will also be integrated to facilitate your transition. Leaders from the hospital and unit, Staff Development Specialists and Advanced Practice Nurses will support you throughout this program and moving forward. As a new employee of the hospital and of the Residency program, you will complete general hospital orientation, nursing orientation, and electronic medical record (EPIC) orientation. Your first cohort meeting will occur about 1 month after your start. New Graduate Nurse Residents will work the same schedule as their assigned preceptor(s) during orientation, with efforts made to accommodate desired shifts as much as possible. After orientation, you will work with your unit manager to determine a permanent shift schedule. Nurse Residents are expected to attend all (or make up any missed) seminars. It is also expected Nurse Residents will complete the Vizient TM surveys and present Evidence-Based Project at the completion of the program. Units: General Surgical Adult Medical / Surgical Total Joint / Orthopedic Neurology / Surgical / Step-Down Trauma Medical / Stroke Cardiac / Telemetry Cardiac Multispecialty / Medicine Medical / Renal Oncology Intermediate Care Unit (ICU) Operating Room (OR) NICU CVSD Qualifications: Active VA RN License or Authorization to Practice will be needed prior to start Graduation from an accredited nursing program with Associatexe2x80x99s Degree or higher You must have a current and active Virginia or Multi-State Compact Registered Nurse license before the licensing due date for each cohort. Current and active Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare provider from the American Heart Association Less than 6 months of acute care hospital-based experience as a licensed RN prior to the start of the program. Commit to the 1-year Residency Program and to Full-time Employment Goals: One of the primary goals of the program is to improve the residentsxe2x80x99 critical thinking/clinical reasoning skills and ability to understand and use outcomes data to promote patient safety Further develop effective decision-making skills related to clinical judgment and performance Provide clinical nursing leadership at the point of care Strengthen his or her commitment to the profession of nursing Evolve in the formation of an individual professional development plan Incorporate research-based evidence linked to practice outcomes into the care he or she provides Structure of the Residency Program: Full-time Employment; schedules vary by department At least 6-8 weeks of unit-specific orientation and preceptorship will be integrated into program (new graduate RN will work the same schedule as preceptor) Program lasts about 1 year and Residents will meet regularly as a cohort once a month for four hours with access to preceptors and expert resident facilitators Completion of an evidence-based project Mentoring on a professional development plan Nurse and program evaluation, including completion of the required Vizient/AACN and institutional surveys Benefits: Paid Major Holidays Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation Sick Time Health Insurance Dental Insurance Student Loan Repayment Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) Health Savings Account (HSA) Health Fitness & Education Class Discounts Employee Wellness Benefits Hospital Discount for Employees and Family VHC Retirement Program Tuition Reimbursement Free onsite parking Commuter Benefits Career Coaching Family Leave 401(k) + Match and much more! Hospital Information: VHC Health is a 453-bed nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC Health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an ‘A’ grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Awardxe2x84xa2 for the 10th year in a row and has ranked Number 2 in xe2x80x9cBest Hospitalsxe2x80x9d in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News and World Report’s 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC Health we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients. Visit us on Instagram: @LifeatVHChealth Meet your future team members here: Tags: nursing dc md va virginia maryland bonus pay rates increased entry level nursing jobs nurse Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Physical setting: Level II trauma center Magnet hospital Standard shift: Day shift Application Question(s): Will you have less than 6 months of acute care hospital-based experience as a licensed RN prior to the start of the program? Yes or no? Education: Associate (Required) License/Certification: BLS Certification (Required) RN License or authorization to practice in 2024 (Preferred) Work Location: In person

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