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Nurse Residency

Nurse Residency Program

Open Application Periods for the Nurse Residency Program:
January 15th – 29th | May 1st – 15th | September 1st – 15th

Our nursing residency is a 12-month program supporting graduate nurses as they transition into their first professional nursing role. The JPS Nurse Residency Program combines learning and work experiences that develop the real clinical and leadership skills necessary to become a part of our leading healthcare team, with opportunities that include:

  • Hands-on experiential learning with JPS content experts
  • Ethics symposia conducted by the JPS chaplain
  • EKG and ACLS certification courses
  • NIH stroke certification
  • Evidenced-based practice projects
  • Review of research articles
  • Resident patient outcome case study presentations
  • Cohort networking and social support

JPS Nurse Residency Program is accredited as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

The current sites included in this accreditation designation are:

  1. John Peter Smith Hospital

The current workplace settings included in this accreditation designation are:

  1. Medical-surgical
  2. Oncology
  3. Step-Down
  4. Critical Care
  5. Labor & Delivery
  6. Ante/Postpartum
  7. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  8. Operating Room
  9. Psychiatric
  10. Emergency Department