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Nurse Residency Program


We have exciting news! Our Program is accepting new applicants for
the Fall 2020 cohort.


This targets the new graduate nurse or the RN with less than 6
months RN work experience upon application- the May 2020 new graduate nurse.

Applications now being accepted for our Adult Acute areas. June 4, 2020 to July 6, 2020.

Application Timeline for "All Participating Track options": May 4, 2020-June 4, 2020 . Interviews will be June 15-July 2, 2020

For our Adult Acute areas our interviews are
being scheduled during June plus Mondays each week after June 2020.


Tracks Available: Please visit our NRP site - https://www.vumc.org/nurse-residency-program

Our start date: 10/19/2020

 *Available dates may vary depending on area hired /
successful NCLEX completion


Qualified applicants will be emailed further
instruction/ application packet within 72 hours of
online application. Candidates will identify their Track of interest
within the e-mailed packet. As your completed packet is received and reviewed,
packets are compiled and scored.

This is Step 1 of our Application Process. After completion of the
initial application you will receive Part 2 within 72 business hours.

Track selection is identified in Part 2.

The Nurse Residency Program is a one year program
designed for nursing graduates or nurses (RN) with less than six months (at the
time of application) of nursing experience. 

Upon graduation and obtaining a degree in Nursing from an NLN or CCNE
state-approved program the Graduate Nurse will enter the VUMC Nurse Residency
Program (NRP). The Nurse Resident will participate in the implementation of
patient care under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse.

Nurse residents are required to be licensed prior to their start
date. Residents that can provide official documentation of successful NCLEX
results and pending application for TN RN licensure (or a state that is part of
the enhanced nurse licensure compact) will be considered eligible to start.


Candidates will be required to have at least a Bachelor’s degree
in Nursing to be eligible to apply.   ASN degree is considered for our current employees employed for one year in at least part time hours.


Full-time hours 36-40 hours per week is required during the first
year of the Nurse Residency Program.


Please review our Track highlights: https://www.vumc.org/nurse-residency-program/track-listing-units

Basic Requirements: Residents who are selected for hire may
be offered a position for a specific unit. Home unit assignment will be a
collaborative decision made by residency program leaders and unit leaders.
Factors considered will be the needs of the organization and individual units
as well as skills and interests of the residents.

This position requires Graduation from an accredited nursing

 Required:Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Additional Information: Background checks will be performed and must be
approved prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required


Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global
crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a
community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of
changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your
knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your
diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and
celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that
is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never
settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission
is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care,
education, and research.


Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery


Our Nursing Philosophy

We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is
essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of quality in
patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and
science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent
health and well-being.


Achieve the Remarkable

Learn more about Vanderbilt nursing 


is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer



  1. Job Code: 6656

  2. Job Stream Description: Professional


Participates in patient care under the supervision of a licensed Registered
Nurse until licensed. After passing the NCLEX licensing examination and has an
active RN license in the state of TN, applies the nursing process to plan and
implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and
continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family
information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals
and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional
growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing


  • Collaborates in establishing the plan of care,
    coordinates and implements care delivery while anticipating patient care
    needs across the continuum.

  • Analyzes comprehensive information pertinent to the
    patient's care and management to determine nursing diagnosis.

  • Continually utilizes the nursing process to evaluate
    patient's progress towards goals and applies appropriate interventions to
    ensure effective outcomes.

  • Employs strategies to promote health and a safe and
    healthy environment.

  • The responsibilities listed are a general overview of
    the position and additional duties may be assigned.


Has limited experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working
with nursing patient assessment and evaluations.

CARE PLANNING (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS):- Establishes realistic personal
work goals and objectives. Demonstrates ability to anticipate basic resource
needs, identify distinct tasks, set priorities, schedule activities, meet
deadlines, and organize work for own assignments and responsibilities. Prepares
and presents clear and accurate status reports on projects and assignments.

experience, training, direct exposure, or past experience working with patient

practice is research-based and questions or demonstrates curiosity about the
scientific basis of practice.


  • Organizational Impact: Delivers job responsibilities
    that impact own job area/team with some guidance.

  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Uses existing
    procedures, research and analysis to solve standard job related problems
    that may require some judgement.

  • Breadth of Knowledge: Requires subject matter knowledge
    within a professional area to meet job requirements.

  • Team Interaction: Individually contributes to project/
    work teams.



  • - Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own
    skills by identifying development opportunities.

  • - Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to
    understand colleagues' priorities, working styles and develops
    relationships across areas.

  • - Communicates Effectively: Openly shares information
    with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner.


  • - Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to
    understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent

  • - Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues,
    solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a
    timely manner.

  • - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens
    carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and


  • - Performs Excellent Work: Checks work quality before
    delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards.

  • - Ensures Continuous Improvement: Shows eagerness to
    learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays
    willingness to go above and beyond.

  • - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements:
    Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports
    unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department.


  • - Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for
    completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to
    provide high-quality work/service.

  • - Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays
    understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources.

  • - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate
    information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on
    time and without error.


  • - Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas
    or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering
    suggestions to enhance them.

  • - Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly;
    understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure
    proper course of action.

  • - Adapts to Change: Embraces change by keeping an open
    mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area
    of work.


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Posted By: Will Moss
Thursday, July 2nd 2020 at 5:15PM
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