Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta Campus - Adult RN Residency Program (Full-Time, Day Shift)
Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.
The Graduate Nurse (GN) is a Registered Nurse (RN) with an Associate Degree in Nursing with expectation of enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within six months of hire and expected completion of BSN degree two and a half years after enrollment. The GN has less than one year of clinical experience and is accepted into a formalized Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) RN Residency Program (RNRP) specifically designed to meet the needs of new graduates and inexperienced nurses as they transition into the role of a competent, successful nurse at Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) – Murrieta, an acute care facility with multiple specialty fields of nursing. The RN Residency Program provides a supportive and nurturing environment for enhanced professional development in nursing practice and refinement of applying the nursing process to everyday practice by utilizing specific tools and experiences guided by RN preceptors and mentors. The RNRP provides comprehensive education in age-specific and developmentally-appropriate quality patient care in a skills mix environment utilizing LLUMC-Murrieta’s Professional Practice Model (Duffy’s Quality Caring Theory) linking professional nursing practice to quality outcomes. The GN develops effective decision-making skills and acquires and applies basic theoretical concepts to clinical practice and embraces new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice to enhance the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in patient experience, safe patient care and professionalism. Develops skills to contribute to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Performs other duties as needed.
Associate Degree in nursing required. Enrollment in a Bachelor of Science Degree nursing program within six months of hire with expected completion date two and a half years after enrollment required. No experience required. Active California Registered Nurse (RN) license required. RN license must be posted on BRN by 4/3/2023. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required on entry into the RN Residency program. Other certifications required prior to completion of the residency program as indicated in the department-specific Plan for Providing Care. After successful completion of the Graduate Nurse requirements, the employee is eligible to transition into the Clinical Nurse A classification.
*Must attach/upload the following items: Resume or CV, Cover Letter, and Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (from clinical instructors or employer), preferably printed on letterhead.*
Demonstrates basic competencies in clinical nursing. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in area of specialty. Basic knowledge of healthcare regulations and accreditation required. Exhibit professional behavior at all times. Able to: speak, read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities; relate and communicate positively, effectively and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; teach, collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work with minimal supervision; perform basic math and statistical functions; manage multiple patient assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
Keywords: New Grad, RN Residency, Adult RN Residency, Residency, Registered Nurse, RN Grad