Jul 16, 2024

Nurse Resident (FT)- 2023-2024

  • Dartmouth Health
  • Lebanon, NH, USA
Full time Education Nurse

Job Description



Now accepting applications for the Nurse Residency Program!

Our Nurse Residency Program, designed for recent RN graduates and nurses with less than one year of experience, will provide the best possible start for your nursing career. This comprehensive program includes a combination of classes, lab experiences; a precepted unit-based orientation, as well as training in our Simulation Center, utilizing human patient simulators that will strengthen your assessment, critical thinking, and clinical skills.

This is a paid, comprehensive program, specifically designed to meet the unique needs of today’s new nurses. The program incorporates an orientation which focuses on the skills and knowledge base required for nursing in D-H’s academic, acute care environment.

Upon successful completion of the NCLEX recent RN graduates can begin their career at DHMC through our Nurse Residency Program

• This is a year-long program with 10-18 intensive training weeks specifically designed to meet the unique needs of today’s new nurses

• The program incorporates an orientation, which focuses on the skills and knowledge base required for nursing in our academic, high-tech, acute care environment.

• Using our state-of-the-art Simulation Center, nurses have an opportunity to strengthen their assessment, critical thinking, communication and technical skills in a safe learning environment.

• Ongoing professional development, teamwork and support amongst peers and leaders

Various cohorts available throughout the year!

The Nurse Residency Program emphasizes adult learning principles and promotes clinical and leadership skills during the transition from student nurse to acute care professional nurse.

Residency Activities/Benefits Include:

• Clinical experiences with a thoughtfully chosen preceptor

• Simulation based exercises with our Patient Safety Training Program

• Competency and skills assessment and verification

• Use of State-of-the-Art equipment and technologies

• Skills labs that provide hands-on experience with equipment

• Professional Shadowing and immersion with Nursing Leaders

• Direct exposure to the many opportunities available to D-H Nurses

• Information about the community D-H serves

• Ongoing support for professional growth and development with Nursing Education

• Competitive pay and benefits, as well as relocation and professional supports!


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required.
  • For newly licensed nurses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) or Associate's Degree in Nursing (A.D.N) is required.

Required Licensure/Certifications

Required Licensure/Certification Skills: - Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required.    - Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required.

Don't meet every single requirement?

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinics, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

  • Area of Interest: Nursing Residency;
  • FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.90 - 36 hrs/per week;
  • Shift: Rotating;
  • Job ID: 17077;