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Nurse Residency Spring 2025- Operating Room Track

Company: ChristianaCare
Location: Newark
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Application will be open until 11:59pm August 19thCalling all Senior Nursing Students, Nurse Graduates and new RNs, it is time to apply for our Operating Room Nurse Residency Program starting Spring 2025!We know through empirical research, graduate nurses who go through a residency program have a higher success rate in practice. Therefore, we are committed to supporting all nurses with under a year of experience through a nurse residency program!The Operating Room Nurse is an integral part of a patient-focused multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing quality care to surgical patients. Nurse Residents will learn the foundations and principles of surgery and of the patients' surgical experience. The 26- week program includes simulation, didactic, and clinical experience. Experienced perioperative preceptors are assigned to each student for the clinical experience and competencies are completed each clinical week. Classes and simulation are held on the Christiana Campus in classrooms and the Virtual Education and Simulation Training Center. Clinical orientation continues in the Christiana Hospital or Wilmington Hospital Operating Room. The 26- week preceptor led program will be followed by continued residency meetings during months 8, 10, and 12 to further develop as professional nurses and integral members of our caregiver team.Nurse residents are required to pass State Boards and be licensed as a RN in the State of Delaware (or compact state) prior to starting position. Upon hire, a commitment agreement to work at the ChristianaCare will be signed. The agreement requires completion of two years within ChristianaCare and 15 months of those two years on the unit of hire. Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged $10,000.Requirements:

  • Graduating from accredited nursing school before March 2025 (BSN Preferred)
  • BLS required
  • Eligible for Delaware license as a Registered NurseHow to apply:
    • Submit a cover letter for the Operating Room Nurse Residency expressing your interest in this specific program/specialty.
    • Please address the cover letter to Karen Brady.
    • Resume
    • Transcript (unofficial)
    • Two clinical recommendations will be required, but not at the time of the application. If it is determined the minimum qualifications are met, a separate email will be sent from an outside vendor for you to provide us with your clinical instructors' information.What to Expect After Application and Timeline:
      • Communication from Talent Acquisition Team about specific next steps including: video interview and clinical references completed through third party vendors HireVue and SkillSurvey (respectively).
      • Applications to be sent for review by residency coordinators on August 29th. The required tasks (SkillSurvey and HireVue) must be completed BEFORE August 29th in order to be considered. -
      • Digital real-time interviews will begin end of September and run until mid-October..
      • Offers to be made in mid-October.
      • Nurse Residency Positions start beginning of April 2025If you have any issues with your application or any inquiries, please contact Lenny Merrick, the Nurse Residency recruiter at It is important to note that the DE licensing process may take 6-8 weeks to complete and the failure to do so will directly impact employees' ability to start a position if an offer is made. We strongly encourage applicants to visit the DE Board of Nursing website and begin the fingerprinting and background check process immediately after you submit your application.

Keywords: ChristianaCare, Newark , Nurse Residency Spring 2025- Operating Room Track, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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