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​​Nurse Residency Program

Registered nurses with less than six months experience will find more than a job at Floyd. Our 8-week Nurse Residency Program offers education and hands-on work experience that help participants acquire clinical and leadership skills.

Each nurse resident will take part in monthly education sessions that may include classroom, simulation or other types of learning. A mentor will offer guidance during the journey.

Nurses with less than six months experience who accept a registered nurse position at Floyd will automatically be placed in the program.

What You Will Learn

  • How 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
  • Develop individual career goals and strengthen commitment to the profession


  • 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
  • Commit to the one-year Nurse Residency Program

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For more information, contact our Professional Development Coordinator at 706.509.3963 or email us.