Apr 16, 2024

Registered Nurse (RN) – Nurse Resident, Midlands, July 2021

  • Prisma Health
  • Columbia, SC, USA

Job Description

This job has the responsibility of attending all quality and core curriculum classes, actively participating in professional development workshops and peer support groups, and successfully completing all clinical competencies and validation requirements of the Nurse Residency Program. Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Nursing Orientation and Education Team while refining nursing knowledge and skills. Actively participates in managing clinical situations for which he/she is assigned. Will rotate through all units and specialties as assigned. All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Prisma Health’s Standards of Behaviors, Mission, and Values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity, and teamwork.



Are you a new grad or RN with less than one year of nursing experience?  If so, our Nurse Residency Program is for you!  Prisma Health-Midlands is committed to providing new graduate nurses with a solid foundation to launch their nursing career.  The nurse residency program combines foundational and specialty specific clinical core curriculum, quality classes, simulation, one-on-one skills validation, hands-on application with clinical mentors and professional development.


We are offering positions in the service lines listed below for multiple locations throughout the Midlands region of South Carolina. After review of your application, you will receive a questionnaire to indicate your service line, unit, and location preferences.


Comprehensive Acute Care

The start date for this service line is July 19, 2021. Your RN license must be posted online by July 12, 2021.


Critical Care

The start date for this service line is July 12, 2021. Your RN license must be posted online by July 5, 2021.


Emergency Department

The start date for this service line is July 12, 2021. Your RN license must be posted online by July 5, 2021.


Perioperative Services

The start date for this service line is July 26, 2021. Your RN license must be posted online by July 19, 2021.


Women's Services

The start date for this service line is July 26, 2021. Your RN license must be posted online by July 19, 2021


*With your application you will be required to upload one clinical letter of recommendation, one personal letter of recommendation and your unofficial transcript. Your application is not considered complete without these items.





  • Assessment: Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies patient’s problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results; performs nursing assessment using critical thinking skills.
  • Planning Care: Develops a plan of care based on nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; includes the patient/family in developing or revising the plan of care; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services.
  • Implementing/Managing Care: Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards; provides treatments/procedures and other care as prescribed and according to patient care standards; demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served; explains nursing procedures; provides discharge teaching; identifies emergency situations and independently initiates advanced therapy; acts as an advocate and coordinator of patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted; understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for management of ethical issues in patient care.
  • Evaluation: Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or associated problems.
  • Leadership: Using nursing process, delegates nursing care to appropriate personnel; integrates cost effective measures into nursing practice; recognizes unit problems and takes responsibility for documenting same; demonstrates active participation in QI processes; complies with hospital expectations to meet staffing demands based on patient care needs; complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions; recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective patient care management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports; fulfills call for unit as assigned and adjusts staffing for census (volume) and acuity


Supervisory/Management Responsibility


This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.


Minimum Requirements


Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing program and approved by the South Carolina State Board of Nursing required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.


Candidates with greater than 12 months experience are not eligible


Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses


RN currently licensed in South Carolina.  BLS required