Providence Health & Services New Grad RN Residency - Multiple Specialties, Feb. 2018 Cohort in Olympia, Washington


Providence is a calling a new grad Registered Nurse (RN) Resident to St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA or Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

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 our residents 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.

Our next Residency Program begins on February 5th, 2018. Anticipated open units for new grad RN's:

  • Medical Renal

  • Oncology

  • Orthopedics

  • Neurology

  • Medical Telemetry

  • Medical Surgical

  • Progressive Care Unit

  • Intermediate Care Unit

  • Critical Care Unit

  • Emergency Services

  • Labor & Delivery

  • Float Pool

  • Clinical Observation Unit

We have positions available at both St. Peter Hospital (Olympia, WA) and Centralia Hospital (Centralia, WA). You will have the ability to choose your preference for hospital and unit in the application process.

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

Application Process:

  • Applications are screened by the Human Resources Department.

  • Applicants that successfully meet the requirements of the position will be contacted to complete a video interview. During this interview applicants are asked to identify their preferred area of clinical practice.

  • Additional in-person interviews will be conducted at the hospital with the hiring manager and peer interview team for those applicants who are successful in the HR screening process.

Benefits include:

Great compensation and benefits that start the same day you do!

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This posting is not for a specific job vacancy, but rather serves to establish interested candidate applications for multiple positions being offered.

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 values and beliefs of those we serve.

  • Foster a learning environment for patient/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 for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.

  • All Registered Nurses without a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing must obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.

  • Active Washington state RN license by start date.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), or Military Training Network (MTN) 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 for this position include:

  • Bachelors of Nursing degree (BSN)

  • ACLS required within 6 months for Critical Care, Emergency Services, Labor & Delivery, Neurology, IMCU and PCU.

  • ACLS required within 90 days for Clinical Observation Unit.

  • PALS or ENPC required within 6 months and TNCC required within 6 months for Emergency Services.

  • NRP required within 90 days for Labor & Delivery and Special Care Nursery.

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.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. We consistently receive high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: 168501