About the Nurse Residency Program
- Prepare nursing graduates to care for patients with the increasing levels of acuity and complexity currently found in the hospital setting.
- Facilitate the development of effective decision making skills related to clinical judgment and performance.
- Development of clinical nursing leadership at point of care.
- Strengthen commitment to nursing as a professional career choice and develop individual career goals.
- Bring evidence based practice to the bedside.
- Facilitate the development of clinical and leadership skills necessary for the advanced beginner nurse to be a successful member of the health-care team.
- Improve patient safety and quality of care.
- Extensive One-year Program
- For New Graduate Nurse
- Each resident will be assigned a preceptor who will guide the hands-on clinical experience
- Monthly didactic classroom experiences
- Critical Thinking
- Patient Safety
- Leadership Skills
- Communication Skills
- Research-based Practice
- Professional Development
- All New Grad Nurses graduated from a BSN or MSN Program accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing education (CCNE)
- Must have California RN Licensure by program start date
- Must be first paid position as RN
- Commit to the one-year Residency Program