Centura Health Nurse Residency Program - Western Kansas in Garden City, Kansas
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Flourishing Begins Here
Centura Health is proud to invest in career development for incredible RNs by offering residency programs to new and experienced RNs!
Start dates available upon licensure. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible for priority consideration.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible for priority consideration.
Please submit your
for consideration whether you are interested in the Newly Licensed Nurse Residency, ICU RN Residency, ED RN Residency, Perinatal RN Residency, Neonatal RN Residency, Cardiac Catheterization RN Residency and Perioperative RN Residency. In the application you will be asked a series of questions that will indicate what program you would like to pursue.
Nurse Residency Programs offered
Newly Licensed Nurse Residency
The Newly Licensed Nurse Residency Program helps help newly graduated RNs transition from the classroom to thriving as a difference-maker while experiencing a fulfilling and rewarding career. This program Utilizes Vizient's AACN evidence-based curriculum. This program is designed to support new nurses transition to practice, applicants must have received their licensure in the last 12 months and have had no previous acute care RN experience. Nursing students who are nearing graduation are encouraged to apply. All newly licensed nurses will automatically be enrolled in this program with an opportunity participate in a program of their choice below if selected.
ICU RN Residency
The Critical Care (ICU) Residency Program optimizes the integration of new and experienced nurses into critical care practice utilizing a blended learning program which is evidence based through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).
ED RN Residency
The Emergency Department Residency Program optimizes the integration of new and experienced nurses into the emergency nursing care practice utilizing a blended learning program which is evidence based through the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA).
Perinatal RN Residency
The Perinatal Residency Program optimizes the integration of new and experienced nurses into perinatal practice utilizing a blended learning program which is evidence based through the Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN).
Neonatal RN Residency
The Neonatal Residency Program optimizes the integration of new and experienced nurses into neonatal practice utilizing a blended learning program which is evidence based through the National Association of Neonatal Nurses (NANN).
Cardiac Catheterization RN Residency
The Cardiac Catheterization Lab/EP Residency Program optimizes the integration of new and experienced nurses and techs into the Cardiac Cath lab and EP environments utilizing a blended learning program called Cath Lab Academy and EP Academy. This program consists of real-world context and active learning incorporating 12 weeks of structured clinical orientation with integration into practice and an ongoing mentoring program throughout the first year of practice."
Perioperative RN Residency
The Perioperative Residency Program optimizes the integration of new and experienced nurses into perioperative practice utilizing a blended learning program which is evidence based through the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). This comprehensive, didactic program utilizes classroom training, skills labs, clinical practice, preceptorship and mentoring, and online modules to prepare nurses for practice in a perioperative setting. The program consists of 10 weeks of structured didactic and clinical orientation, a unit orientation lasting approximately 6 months, and ongoing mentorship throughout the first year of practice.
For more information regarding the application process and FAQ's please visit:
Positions are full-time and benefits eligible
No contract obligation
Combination of days, evenings, nights and weekends/holidays may be required
Due to the pre-planned curriculum, time off requests during the first 12 weeks may not be approved
Centura Health locations:
Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital (Ulysses, KS)St Catherine Hospital (Garden City, KS)
A new hire's location will be based on preference, number of openings and offer.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
What You Bring/Job Requirements:
Graduate of a School of Nursing
Associates Degree in Nursing required
Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
RN License required at least 2 weeks prior to cohort start date for Newly Licensed RNs. Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a state participating in the National Licensure Compact for Experienced RNs.
BLS from the American Heart Association required
RNs with prior acute care experience or who have been licensed for over 12 months are eligible for specialty residency programs only
Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
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Everyone Thrives Here
You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward.
Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veteran and Disability. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, health screen and background check.