Here at Memorial, we are proud to be an award winning organization committed to continually raising the bar of nursing excellence. As a new graduate nurse, you'll find the resources you need to make a difference and grow in your clinical practice. Our one year, nationally recognized Nurse Residency Program in conjunction with your nurse manager and assigned preceptor will prepare your for success as you advance the clinical ladder.

Memorial Health includes a variety of care settings and programs throughout hospitals in five Illinois locations: Decatur, Jacksonville, Lincoln, Springfield, and Taylorville. We offer:

  • Service lines with nationally recognized accreditations, such as our Comprehensive Stroke certification
  • Intermediate care settings
  • Float pool
  • Financial Assistance and Free Continuing Education

While Memorial desires to be at the forefront of innovation and technology, we never lose focus of our mission, to improve lives and build stronger communities through better health.

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Memorial hospitals offer a 10-month Nurse Residency Program (NRP) designed to support the transition of all new graduate nurses from novice nurse to competent nursing professional. This program is developed from the national Vizient/AANC NRP curriculum, an evidence-based program customized to reflect the values and mission of Memorial Health System.

The NRP at Memorial will provide education, support and guidance to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers at Memorial hospitals. It is a 10-month long professional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates in an evidence-based poster presentation.

The professional development curriculum includes once a month 4-hour paid sessions for 10 months that participants are expected to attend. 

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year nationally recognized Nurse Residency Program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a professional nurse. As a New Graduate Registered Nurse, you will receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education. This program allows you to build relationships with other new RNs and to work collaboratively on a project that is important to advancing the care of our patients. The New Graduate Registered Nurse will receive support from their Nurse Manager, Preceptor, Mentor, other unit staff as well as a Nursing Outcome Improvement Facilitator. Our curriculum focuses on 3 core components; Clinical Leadership, Patient Safety and Outcomes and the Professional Role as a Registered Nurse. There are monthly residency sessions that will provide you with a strong foundation for the lifelong learning ahead. The last six months of the program is committed...

Memorial Health Lincoln, IL 62656, USA
The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year nationally recognized Nurse Residency Program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a professional nurse. As a New Graduate Registered Nurse, you will receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education. This program allows you to build relationships with other new RNs and to work collaboratively on a project that is important to advancing the care of our patients. The New Graduate Registered Nurse will receive support from their Nurse Manager, Preceptor, Mentor, other unit staff as well as a Nursing Outcome Improvement Facilitator. Our curriculum focuses on 3 core components; Clinical Leadership, Patient Safety and Outcomes and the Professional Role as a Registered Nurse. There are monthly residency sessions that will provide you with a strong foundation for the lifelong learning ahead. The last six months of the program is...

Memorial Health Taylorville, IL, USA
The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year nationally recognized Nurse Residency Program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a professional nurse. As a New Graduate Registered Nurse, you will receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education. This program allows you to build relationships with other new RNs and to work collaboratively on a project that is important to advancing the care of our patients. The New Graduate Registered Nurse will receive support from their Nurse Manager, Preceptor, Mentor, other unit staff as well as a Nursing Outcome Improvement Facilitator. Our curriculum focuses on 3 core components; Clinical Leadership, Patient Safety and Outcomes and the Professional Role as a Registered Nurse. There are monthly residency sessions that will provide you with a strong foundation for the lifelong learning ahead. The last six months of the program is...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year nationally recognized Nurse Residency Program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a professional nurse. As a New Graduate Registered Nurse, you will receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education. This program allows you to build relationships with other new RNs and to work collaboratively on a project that is important to advancing the care of our patients. The New Graduate Registered Nurse will receive support from their Nurse Manager, Preceptor, Mentor, other unit staff as well as a Nursing Outcome Improvement Facilitator. Our curriculum focuses on 3 core components; Clinical Leadership, Patient Safety and Outcomes and the Professional Role as a Registered Nurse. There are monthly residency sessions that will provide you with a strong foundation for the lifelong learning ahead. The last six months of the program is committed...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Decatur, IL, USA
The New Graduate Registered Nurse is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year Nurse Residency Program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a professional nurse. As a New Graduate Registered Nurse, you will receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education. This program allows you to build relationships with other new RNs and to learn more about all areas of nursing throughout the hospital. The New Graduate Registered Nurse will receive support from their Nurse Manager, Preceptor, Mentor, other unit staff. There are monthly residency sessions that will provide you with a strong foundation for the lifelong learning ahead. In addition to the residency, the New Graduate Registered Nurse will be responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide age-appropriate care and will participate in...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Decatur, IL, USA
Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures. NURSING GOAL: A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Current Hepatitis b vaccination Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in...

Memorial Health Decatur, IL, USA
Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures. NURSING GOAL: A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Current Hepatitis b vaccination Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in...

Memorial Health Decatur, IL, USA
Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures. NURSING GOAL: A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Current Hepatitis b vaccination Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in...

Memorial Health Decatur, IL, USA
Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures. NURSING GOAL: A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Current Hepatitis b vaccination Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care of acutely ill patient. Provides care to all age groups through the proper utilization of the nursing process; assessment, formulation of nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of plan of care in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. Responsible for supervising nursing staff to care for groups of patients. Qualifications Education: Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required. BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed in the State of Illinois. Certified in ACLS or completed within 6 months of employment Emergency Communication Registered Nurse (ECRN) licensure or completed within 1 year of hire. Trauma Nurse Specialist (TNS) or TNCC to be completed within 2 years of hire (at discretion of manager). Certified in CPR or completes certification during...

Memorial Health Decatur, IL, USA
Manages, coordinates and performs nursing care with compassion and care for an assigned group of patients and their families and incorporate preventative measures. NURSING GOAL: A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures. Qualifications Education and/or Other Requirements Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Current Hepatitis b vaccination Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in the...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to SMH Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Springfield, IL, USA
Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Qualifications Education: BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform...

Memorial Health Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care of acutely ill patient. Provides care to all age groups through the proper utilization of the nursing process; assessment, formulation of nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of plan of care in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. Responsible for supervising nursing staff to care for groups of patients. Qualifications Education: Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required. Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed in the State of Illinois. Certified in CPR or completes certification within 90 days of employment. Experience: 2-3 years of experience preferred. Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Advanced skills in reading, writing and oral communication. Demonstrates knowledge of basic skills of professional nurse. Demonstrates skills in the use of clinical...