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Penn State Health Graduate Nurse/RN/Registered Nurse - Nurse Residency Program in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 0.9

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

Recruiter Contact: Erin McCaw at

N ew Graduate Registered Nurse RN Residency Program

G raduate Nurse Residency

The Graduate Nurse Residency Program is a full-time RN position that creates a seamless educational transition into the nursing world. This position offers an exceptional experience for new RN graduates to continue to learn and grow in their nursing career while assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care to a designated group of patients. Graduate nurse residents are expected to remain full-time on one unit for the entire year of the program, as well as actively participate in all learning opportunities that are offered.


Education :

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

E xperience :

New or recent RN graduate beginning clinical practice.

L icense/Certification :

Active RN license in the state or ability to obtain prior to employment.

BLS required.

ACLS required on telemetry units within 12 months.

W hen submitting your application please attach a professional portfolio to include the following documents:

Resume – Include all education and experience, including dates.

C over letter – Start with “Dear Nurse Manager,” and introduce yourself and your goals.

U nofficial transcript – This can be found on your school's website.

C linical narrative – Your narrative will be most beneficial if you write about a specialty where you hope to interview.

In addition to a rewarding career and educational experience, we offer great benefits including but not limited to:

Paid Time Off

Tuition Reimbursement

Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

Dental and Vision Benefits

Elder Care/Child Care Resources

Life Insurance

Company Sponsored 401K

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

P enn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF ( for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained