Providence Health & Services Registered Nurse - New Graduate Nurse Residency Program in Portland, Oregon


Nurse Residency Program Opportunity in several Portland, OR area and Seaside hospitals!

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. Our Core Fundamentals program is designed to support new graduate professional development through their first year of practice.

Residency positions are being offered in six of our Medical Centers in the Portland area:

Providence Portland, St. Vincent, Milwaukie, Newberg, Willamette Falls & Seaside!

We’re excited to offer the rare opportunity to train in the following specialty areas:

• Critical Care

• Emergency Department

• Medical Surgical/Telemetry

• Operating Room

• Perinatal (Post Partum, Labor & Delivery)

Benefits include:

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

• Clinical Ladder Program

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Program Timeline:

• Applications accepted Wednesday, Nov. 23rd – Friday, Dec. 9th.

• Interviews will be conducted Monday, January 9, 2017.

• Start dates will be February 6 and February 20, 2017.

• March 2017 first cohort core curriculum begins.

Position Commitments:

• Ability to work 32 to 40 hours per week.

• Available to work 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts.

• Able to participate in all program activities throughout the 12 month period.

• HireVue (video pre-screening questions) will be sent to top candidates.

• Clinical Instructor references will be required.

Job Description with complete list of duties will be provided.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current unencumbered Oregon Registered Nurse (RN) license, or ability to obtain prior to start date.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification within 6 months of hire

  • Relevant training and certifications applicable to the position, as specified by the Nurse Manager

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing; required for newly hired Registered Nurses as of 2018

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 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: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 137049