At UCLA Health, you can build on your nursing education while you get the support and guidance you need for success. Working under the mentorship of world-class professionals, you’ll see first-hand what it takes to deliver the finest patient experience possible. Your assignment will be based on several criteria, including your unique background and the specific, immediate needs within UCLA Health.
The New Graduate Residency Program is offered twice annually, in winter and summer, with each program lasting approximately one year. A BSN or MSN is required. Opportunities may be available in a variety of specialty areas. The Summer 2022 cohort is set to start in September 2022. For more information, please read the FAQ page and email Nicholas Reyes or call toll-free: 1-866-895-6690 with any specific questions.
The residency year provides several key components / resources to ensure an inexperienced new graduate RN is set up for success:
Orientation to UCLA hospital systems, nursing department, standards of care, and clinical skills lab
Monthly education sessions that address leadership, patient outcomes, and professionalism
Unit based orientation and educational programs
Unit based preceptors and mentors
Unit and hospital based clinical nurse specialists and clinical educators
Opportunities are available for New Graduates at the following locations:
This program is specifically designed for new graduate nurses post degree with little to no experience. Once you complete the online application you will need to submit/upload the following documents when applying to this position. We do not accept late submission. All documents must be submitted correctly at the time you apply. Each document is uploaded individually as a Word or PDF file: