Jun 27, 2022

RN Residency Multiple Specialties (October 2022) *Up to $15,000 Hiring Bonus*

  • Providence
  • Olympia, WA, USA

Job Description


RN Resident - Providence St. Peter Hospital

Here, nurses are not simply valued—they’re invaluable. Nurses thrive in our culture of connection where encouragement, mutual respect and understanding are the focus. We listen to your goals and aspirations and partner with you in achieving them, because we know that to inspire and retain the best nurses, we must support them. Learn why over 45K nurses choose to work at Providence by visiting our Nursing Institute page .

Our Residency Program transitions new graduate nurses into practice emphasizing inter-professional, collaborative and patient-centered care. Our comprehensive specialty curriculum includes online and classroom based learning, clinical simulation, skills development and unit orientation with specialty trained preceptors. The Residency Program is designed to support our residents professional development through their first year of practice.

We offer career tracks in specialized areas of care, giving resident the ability to focus on areas that match their interests and career goals. There is only one application to complete; during the application process candidates will be able to designate their area of interest (unit).

$15,000 Hiring Bonus for eligible candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

This is a 0.9 FTE (36 hours per week), variable shift position.

October 10, 2022 RN Resident units:

  • Medical Renal
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedics
  • Acute Neuroscience
  • Surgical Acute
  • Acute Medical Telemetry
  • Progressive Care Unit (PCU)
  • Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)
  • Surgical Clinical Decision Unit (SCDU)
  • Emergency Department
  • Labor & Delivery
  • Cardiovascular ICU
  • Neuro Trauma ICU
  • Operating Room

Application Process:

  • Apply: Be sure to upload your resume and cover letter to your application. Awards, honors and letters of recommendation are optional. Applications are accepted prior to receiving your RN license and/or graduating. We also accept applications from RN's that have experience outside of a hospital setting.
  • On-demand Text Interview: Qualified applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a text interview.
  • Video Interview: Select candidates will be contacted to schedule a video interview with a hiring manager and peer interview team. Interviews will begin in August.
  • Offer: Successful candidates will be contacted by Talent Acquisition with an offer of employment.
  • Post-Offer: Candidates who have accepted an offer must complete a background check, drug screen, license and cert verifications, education verification and in-person health screen.
  • Start Date: RN residents must start this cohort on October 10th* . Residents complete training on the unit hired to and typically continue working on the same unit after the training is complete. Most residents are assigned to 12 hour night shifts.

*Please note: The Residency Program is an intense program and personal time off during the orientation period (estimated 12-20 weeks) cannot be accommodated outside of normally scheduled days off.

In this position you will:

  • Work with a preceptor and assume increasing responsibility during the residency.
  • Demonstrate competencies in populations served at the completion of residency.
  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient's care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes.
  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights and beliefs of those we serve.
  • Foster a learning environment for patients/families, nursing and other members of the healthcare team including students.
  • Align practice with safety and quality. Be accountable for safety. Identify and correct problems.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.
  • Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.


Required qualifications:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire. Or equivalent educ/experience
  • Any previously agreed upon effective date for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in nursing between individual and facility will remain in effect.
  • Any collective bargaining contract with specific time frames for obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in nursing will supersede the above point and will remain in effect.
  • Exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis at each facility by the most senior administrative nursing leader in consultation with the Human Resources leader.
  • RNs employed prior to 1/1/17 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Nursing, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.
  • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.
  • Completed a pre-licensure nursing program and is newly licensed. Length of time since graduation can vary; however, typically is less than 12 months from graduation

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing upon hire
  • National Certification in area of specialty

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: RN Resident

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 364132