ADN Nurse Residency Program at Baystate Medical CenterApply Now
The Nurse Resident under the supervision of the program manager/unit manager and in collaboration with his/her preceptor will be responsible for the provision of nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with current BH Standards of Care. Administers and monitors patient response to therapeutic interventions. The Nurse Resident demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process as it relates to patients and families; is accountable for professional nursing practice; collaborates with healthcare team members, patients and their families in the provision of care. Delegates to and provides direct supervision to other healthcare team members as appropriate in the implementation of the plan of care. Acts as an advocate for patients and their families and practices within accepted ethical and legal parameters of nursing. Adheres to system and department compliance policies, and any and all applicable laws and regulations. Performs other duties as assigned.
This newly licensed RN will participate in the Nurse Residency program activities that have been tailored to successfully transition new RNs into independent practice by the conclusion of the program. The Nurse Resident will be supported by the Nurse Residency and Education Program Manager and unit-based preceptors trained to guide your development and develop confidence, critical thinking and expertise in the professional role of an RN.
The Program Manager in collaboration with your Nurse Manager is responsible for ensuring that the RN resident consistently meets the necessary performance expectations associated with the residency curriculum to ensure successful completion of the residency program and transition into a Clinical Nurse I within the Professional Nurse Recognition Program.
The requirements for residency are the following:
- Graduated with an Associate’s Degree from an accredited nursing program within one (1) year of July 22, 2019
- No previous RN experience or practice
- MA RN licensure must be obtained prior to July 8, 2019
- AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) required
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As part of the application process for this job opportunity, you are required to complete a video prescreen on the Baystate Health HireVue site. Please note that you will only need to complete ONE (1) Hirevue prescreen for the Nurse Residency Program.
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The start date for this Residency program will be July 22, 2019. Offers are contingent on passing NCLEX exam and receiving your Massachusetts RN license. Applications accepted through March 10, 2019.
After successful completion of this 1 year residency program, the New Graduate Nurse Resident will promote within the Professional Nurse Recognition Program to a Clinical Nurse I and remain on the unit for another year.
- Resume and HireVue prescreening video required along with completed on line application.
Candidates selected for interview process will be required to attend an Open House to learn about the program and recruitment process.
Please review our information about our Nurse Residency Program and future opportunities at http://baystatehealth.org/AcademicAffairs/Main+Nav/Education/Nurse+Residency
Opportunities available for the Nurse Residency Program in the following services lines:
- Surgical Units
- Heart and Vascular Units
- Shortstay/Acute Care Unit and Inpatient Observation Unit
- Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit (APTU)
- Children’s Hospital
- Neuroscience Unit
- Neuro Intermediate Care Unit
- Medical Intermediate Care Unit
- Medical Telemetry Units
- General Medical Unit
- Medical Geriatric and Palliative Care Unit (ACE)
- Operating Room (Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center, Daly OR and Chestnut Surgery Center)
- Progressive Care Unit in Heart & Vascular Critical Care Unit
- Emergency Department
- Pediatric Emergency Department
- Oncology Inpatient Unit
- Women’s Services
- PACU at Baystate Orthopedic Surgery Center
Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.