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:
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.
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.