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Penn State Health Graduate RN - Graduate Nurse Residency January 2021 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

N ew Graduate Registered Nurse RN Residency Program

G raduate Nurse Residency January 2021

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.

Questions or inquiries, please contact: Natalie Speece, Nurse Recruiter, at

M inimum Qualifications :

Education :

-Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.

Experience :

-New or recent RN graduate beginning clinical practice.

License/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.

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

· Unofficial transcript – This can be found on your school's website.

· Clinical 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

· Medical Benefits (No waiting period)

· Dental and Vision Benefits

· Elder Care/Child Care Resources

· Life Insurance

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. 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.

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