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​​​​​​​​Nurse Residency Program

Atrium Health Floyd ​offers a Transition t​​​o Practice New Graduate RN Residency Program for all registered nurses at the beginning of their nursing careers.

The RN residency program provides new graduates with a dedicated team of nurse educators to work in an atmosphere that promotes learning, clinical application and socialization during the transition from student nurse to registered nurse.

8-week Clinically-Immersive Transition

The program includes classes, as well as clinical orientation with a p​receptor​, providing a solid foundation for clinical decision making, time management and interdisciplinary communication.​

​​During the 8-week program, nurse graduates will have hands-on work experience to help them ​acquire clinical and leadership skills. A mentor will offer guidance during the journey.​

Why Choose Atrium Health Floyd Nurse Residency Program​​

  • ​Sign-on bonus
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Nursing Shared Governance​
  • Professional Excellence Pathway (Clinical Ladder Program)
  • National nursing certification bonus and reimbursement program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive benefits and teammate discounts
  • Relocation assistance​

What You Will Learn

During the 8-week program, nurse residency participants will learn to:

  • provide an increasing level of care required by a variety of patients in a hospital setting
  • develop clinical nursing leadership at the point of care
  • improve patient safety and quality of care
  • foster critical thinking skills
  • bring evidence-based practice to the bedside
  • d​evelop individual career goals and strengthen commitment to the profession

Requirements to Qualify for Nurse Residency

  • Hold an associate, bachelor's or master's degree in nursing science from an institution accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Have less than six months experience as a nurse

Apply for Nurse Residency

Visit our ADP recruitment website to apply online. Search "Nurse Residency" to quickly find the open position.​

Contact Recruiter

For more information, contact our Professional Development Coordinator at 706.509.3935 or​.