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Nurse Residency Program

Company: Lakeland Regional Health
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:


Position Information

----About the Nurse Residency Program

Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) promises to treasure, nurture and inspire all our newly hired and transferring new Registered Nurses through a comprehensive, learner-centered one-year Nurse Residency Program. The program supports the successful transition of the new nurse into a professional role in an acute care setting in one of the following patient care areas:

-----Acute Care Services (Medical, Surgical, Oncology, Palliative, Orthopedics, Nephrology) --- Intermediate Care Services (Medical, Cardiac, Trauma, Neuro/Stroke)-----Critical Care Services(SICU, TICU, MICU)----- Emergency Services (Main ED, Pedi ED) --- Behavioral Health Services (Mental Health ) --- Women's and Children's Services (Pediatrics, Pediatric ED, Mother/Baby, Labor and Delivery, NICU) --- Perioperative Services (OR, PACU)*--- Cardiac Cath Lab*

The program has two tracks: a traditional and a tiered specialty with pathways designed especially for the novice nurse and nursing specialty.--

Traditional Pathway: designed to build foundations in nursing specialties, primarily acute care and intermediate care. Residents can later choose to apply to a nursing specialty fellowship program.

Tiered Specialty Track: designed to build foundations in an initial nursing specialty and then enter a Nursing Specialty Fellowship Program at month six. The nursing resident is prepared to successfully transition into a new specialty at 1 year.

*Please note that that Perioperative Services and Cardiac Cath Lab positions require a 30 minute call expectation.






Qualifications & Experience

* Associate Degree in Nursing completed in advance of start date.

* Bachelor Degree in Nursing

Education equivalent experience:
* Nursing: If hired after 2013, must obtain Bachelor degree in Nursing within 3 years of employment date.

Other information:

This program is for all newly graduated and/or Registered Nurses with 12 months or less experience in an acute care setting as a Registered Nurse.

The Nurse Residency Program hiring events will be held on Saturday, March 25th and Saturday, April 22nd. Candidates need only attend one event. If selected for the program, candidates will receive offers 1 business week following the hiring event they attend. Cohort start dates will be Monday, May 1st, Monday, June 26th, or Monday, July 17th.

You must submit your application by Friday, March 17th if you wish to attend the March 25th hiring event. You must submit your application by Friday, April 14th if you wish to attend the April 22nd hiring event.

Licenses Essential: Current license as a Registered Nurse in Florida must be obtained by April 29th (May start date), June 23rd (June start date), or July 14th (July start date).--

Certifications Essential: BLS for Healthcare Providers (Following AHA guidelines)---- ---- ----
We are looking for exceptional RNs to join our team!
Lakeland Regional is an 864 bed Level II Trauma Center in Central Florida located between Tampa and Orlando. As a catalyst for community health for more than 100 years, not-for-profit Lakeland Regional Health reaches beyond its hospital walls to promote wellness, education and discovery in new places and new ways, providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services at our Medical Center, Hollis Cancer Center and ambulatory care locations.
LRH has earned multiple workplace awards from highly reputable names including Aetna,--Forbes and the Florida Hospital Association. Relocation available
Great Opportunities await in:
----------------Critical Care
----------------Emergency Department
----------------OR Circulators
----------------Cath Lab
----------------Labor & Delivery/ Mother Baby
Our workplace is ideal for you if you enjoy or seek:
----------------Competitive pay rates
----------------Shift differentials
----------------BSN/MSN differentials
----------------Employer matched retirement fund contributions
----------------Access to $5,000 per year in education assistance
----------------Free continuing education credits
----------------Benefit eligibility at 48 hours bi-weekly
----------------To serve patients and families in a Culture of Relationships and Caring
Together, our Promise is YOUR HEALTH.

Keywords: Lakeland Regional Health, Lakeland , Nurse Residency Program, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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