Saint Luke’s Health System is committed to the health and safety of our patients, visitors, and staff. Effective Nov. 1, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all SLHS employees.
Saint Luke’s recognizes the challenges faced by new graduate nurses as they begin their careers. To address these challenges, we have developed a comprehensive program to help support nurses’ professional growth.
Our Nurse Residency Program is based on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s Transition to Practice model. It is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP) of excellence. All new graduate BSNs and ADNs hired at Saint Luke’s participate in this program, building clinical competency and professional practice behaviors throughout the first year of practice.
As part of this 12-month program, you will be paired with experienced nurses and clinical educators. Your preceptor will work closely with you during the orientation period to help you adjust to your unit. Mentors and facilitators will assist you in your professional development and help you become more involved with Saint Luke’s Health System and its nursing shared governance.
During the 12-month program, you will attend bi-monthly modules facilitated by system clinical educators. Topics of discussion will include:
Participants must be recent graduates from an accredited nursing program and have no prior experience as a nurse to be eligible. Our nurse residency application is now open to nursing students graduating in Spring 2022. Interviews for candidates will take place throughout the Spring semester. This program will be for students graduating between Feb. – Aug. 2022.
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Our Nurse Residency Program has Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP) status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This prestigious accreditation recognizes Saint Luke’s 12-month Nurse Residency Program as a program of excellence in helping new nurses make the successful transition from entry-level to competent and confident professionals.
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