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Application and Interview Process

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Application Process

New graduate nurses can apply for either: a Hospital/Home Healthcare or an Ambulatory Nurse Residency track. Children’s will start accepting applications in September for the spring hire; January applications will be accepted for the summer hire and April-May applications will be accepted for the fall hire.

Stage 1: Complete the initial application online. You will be re-directed to Careerlink. Select either the Staff RN-Resident-Hospital/Home Healthcare or Staff RN Resident-Ambulatory job posting to apply. You are encouraged to apply for only one of these positions.

Stage 2: Candidates who meet the Nurse Residency program criteria will be asked to complete Stage 2 of the application process. Information for Stage 2 includes:

• Resume
• Two letters of recommendation; one of which must be from a clinical faculty member using the form provided
• Official school transcripts from BSN program

Candidates must commit to working full time during the first year of the Nurse Residency program.

Candidates must commit to one additional year of service after completing the Nurse Residency Program (after two years), working at least 24 hours a week.

Interview Process

Children’s will begin accepting applications in September for the spring hire; in January for the summer hire; and in April-May for the fall hire.

After applications have been screened and approved, potential candidates will be invited to interview for the nurse resident position.

Interviews will last up to 45 minutes and are conducted as a group interview with members of the Nurse Residency Program steering team. All candidates will be asked to give a five-minute presentation on a recent independent school project and related outcome. The presentation should focus on individual work, not a group project. Visuals can include a PowerPoint presentation, a poster board or other media appropriate to share the presentation.

Candidates who aren’t selected for an interview will be notified via email.