Atlantic Health System



Hire Learning Residency Program

Atlantic Health System’s Hire Learning Residency Program is the destination for nurses who want to advance their career. We provide one-year, on-the-job training with a focus on continuum of care for eligible candidates who have recently graduated from nursing school.

Nursing Externship Program

Atlantic Health System offers exciting opportunities to prepare the nurses of tomorrow. Our Summer Nursing Externship Program at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center allows nursing students to gain hands-on patient care experience under the guidance of a certified preceptor. Those who graduate may be eligible for continued employment as a patient care technician or nursing assistant.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System has a long-standing tradition of providing exceptional patient outcomes and experiences. We are home to seven award-winning hospitals, including Morristown Medical Center, the number one hospital in NJ according to U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals. Our system has also been ranked first in New Jersey in consumer preference by Monigle and first among health systems in the state as a “best workplace” by both Modern Healthcare and Fortune Magazine.

Many of the system’s programs have received national accolades and designations, including Morristown Medical Center’s cardiology and heart surgery program – ranked among the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, Morristown Medical Center’s orthopedics program – ranked among the top 30 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, and Atlantic Health System’s Cancer Care program – New Jersey’s first and only National Cancer Institute National Community Oncology Research Program. Additionally, Atlantic Health System Neuroscience at Overlook Medical Center, working with Atlantic Mobile Health, was the first in the nation to deploy and use portable telestroke technology in ambulances for routine pre-hospital assessment of stroke patients.

Powered by a passionate workforce of 18,000 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half the state of New Jersey, including 11 counties and 4.9 million people. The system provides care for the full continuum of health needs across a wide array of settings, including 12 urgent care centers, virtual urgent care and other telehealth services, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute and Atlantic Visiting Nurse. Facilitating connections between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.


Part time
Atlantic Health System Morristown, NJ, USA
Start Date will be in September 2023   Openings are for Hackettstown Medical Center Are you passionate about critical care medicine?  Is your goal to be a critical care nurse?   The aim of this program is to support the novice RN transition into the role of a critical care nurse.  Integrated with AACN’s Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) program, the residency will include a combination of online coursework, instructor-led classes, skills labs, and clinical tracks for a variety of critical care specialties.  This program will help prepare the novice nurse to function independently in the critical care environment and eventually become nationally certified as a Critical Care Registered Nurse. At the conclusion of the residency, participants will be awarded 75 continuing education credits and will have received 6 months of clinical bedside experience with rotations throughout relevant roles. The Critical Care Nurse...