Nurse Residency Program (New Grads)


We are excited to share a new opportunity to join the nursing team on select adult acute care units in Vanderbilt University Hospital.

We are recruiting nurses who seek to specialize in adult acute medicine to be part of an Acute Care Nurse Residency pilot.  We are seeking the RN with 6-12 months RN work experience.

Candidates for this pilot program will be hired to work on one of the following units:  (candidates will indicate their first and second choice of units)


More about this opportunity:

  • Individuals hired to this program will start employment on December 1, 2014
  • Nurse Residents positions are full time (paid and benefited) positions
  • After attending new employee orientation, residents will begin orientation on the units to which they have been hired.
  • Additional support and development opportunities will be scheduled throughout the year of the Residency.
  • At the end of the Residency year, staff will transfer into an RN2 position

Who is eligible?

  • Nurses with 6-12 months of Registered Nurse work  experience. 
    Requirements for application:
    • BSN
    • 2 references – can be from clinical faculty from school program or reference/evaluation from current nursing supervisor
    • RN licensure and eligible to work in the state of Tennessee

Apply Now

The program position is posted 9/25/14 to 10/10/14.  

Click to ApplyClick here to apply to Requisition #1411895.

An initial on-line application will begin the review process. An instructional e-mail will be forwarded after on-line application receipt.

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