How To Apply

Applications are accepted starting April 1, 2020
Application Deadline is May 15, 2020

The start date for this residency will be August 31, 2020

Application instructions and important dates are available in our FAQ section.

When do you apply?
Applications will be accepted April 1 – May 15, 2020 (applications must be sent in full prior to the deadline for consideration of this program) – Interviews will take place in June/July 2020 and the start date for the program will be August 31, 2020.

How do you apply?
First, apply online for the Registered Nurse Residency position at

The following required components must be emailed in full at the same time to Lauren Forbes at :

  • Professional resume
  • Two clinical letters of reference using the Letter of Reference Form
    1. recent medical-surgical instructor *REQUIRED
    2. another clinical instructor
  • Short essay (less than 500 words) addressing the following: Describe the experiences that qualify you to be considered as a candidate for the Nurse Residency Program.  (Remember to include all academic, personal, work experience and electives you have had that relate to your unit of interest
  • Copy of your transcript, including your most recent grades

How long is the Nurse Resident Program?
The program is a year in length with 6 months counting as non-productive time (Although you are paid as a resident, you do not count on floor staffing numbers, allowing sufficient time for your preceptor-supervised orientation.) A two year Staff RN employment commitment will be requested after successful completion of the nurse residency program.

Interested student nurses should contact Lauren Forbes by email at

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