Providence Health & Services RN Residency Program - Multiple Specialties *Oct. 2021* in Olympia, Washington
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse Resident (RN) to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
Our Residency Program transitions new graduate nurses into practice emphasizing inter-professional, collaborative and patient centered care. Our comprehensive specialty curriculum includes online and classroom based learning, clinical simulation, skills development and unit orientation with specialty trained preceptors. The Residency Program is designed to support our residents professional development through their first year of practice.
We offer career tracks in specialized areas of care, giving residents the ability to focus on areas that match their interests and career goals. There is only one application to complete; during the application process candidates will be able to designate their area of interest (unit).
This is a 0.9 FTE (36 hours per week), variable shift position.
October 11, 2021 RN Resident units:
Surgical Acute (post-op)
Clinical Observation Unit
Intermediate Care Unit
Progressive Care Unit
Labor & Delivery
Neuro Trauma ICU
Apply: Be sure to upload your resume and cover letter to your application. Awards, honors and letters of recommendation are optional. Applications are accepted prior to receiving your RN license and/or graduating. We also accept applications from RN's that have experience outside of a hospital setting.
On-demand Text Interview: Qualified applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a text interview.
Screening: Applications and text interviews are screened by Talent Acquisition.
Video Interview: Select candidates will be contacted to schedule video interviews with a hiring manager and peer interview team. Interviews will begin in July.
Offer: Successful candidates will be contacted by Talent Acquisition with an offer of employment.
Post-Offer: Candidates who have accepted an offer must complete a background check, drug screen, license and cert verifications, education verification and an in-person health screen.
Start Date: RN residents must start this cohort on October 11th*. Residents complete training on the unit hired to and continue working on the same unit after the training is complete. Most residents are assigned to 12 hour night shifts.
*Please note: The Residency Program is an intense program and personal time off during the orientation period (estimated 12 weeks to 20 weeks) cannot be accommodated outside of normally scheduled days off.
In this position you will:
Work with a preceptor and assume increasing responsibility during the residency.
Demonstrate competencies in populations served at the completion of residency.
Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient's care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.
Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights and beliefs of those we serve.
Foster a learning environment for patients/families, nursing and other members of the healthcare team including students.
Align practice with safety and quality. Be accountable for safety. Identify and correct problems.
Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.
Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing within 3 years of hire
Completed a pre-licensure program and is newly licensed
Active Washington State RN license by start date
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) must be from American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC) or Military Training Network upon hire.
ACLS must be from AHA or MTN within 6 months of hire for Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Labor & Delivery, Intermediate Care Unit and the Progressive Care Unit.
PALS or ENPC required within 6 months of hire and TNCC required within 6 months of hire for the Emergency Department.
NRP is required within 90 days of hire for Labor & Delivery.
Willingness to commit to full-time employment for 2 years and sign employment agreement.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have achieved the coveted Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Resident/Fellow
Req ID: 302417