Nurse Residency Program

Nurse Residency Program

February/March 2023 Cohorts
The application period for the JPS Nurse Residency Program is September 1 - 30, 2022. See below for the application process and frequently asked questions. For additional information, please email
NurseResidency@jpshealth.org.
Apply here!

 

Our nursing residency is a 12-month program supporting graduate nurses as they transition into their first professional nursing role. The JPS Nurse Residency Program combines learning and work experiences that develop the real clinical and leadership skills necessary to become a part of our leading healthcare team, with opportunities that include:

  • Graduated from an accredited baccalaureate nursing program (BSN)
  • GPA 3.0 or greater
  • Graduated or will graduate from an accredited school of nursing program within the past 6 months
  • No previous RN practice experience
  • Current BLS designation from the American Heart Association prior to start of Residency
  • Passed NCLEX prior to start of Residency
  • Valid and unencumbered Texas RN licensure prior to start of Residency

 

JPS Nurse Residency Program is accredited as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

The current sites included in this accreditation designation are:

  1. John Peter Smith Hospital

The current workplace settings included in this accreditation designation are:

  1. Medical-surgical
  2. Oncology
  3. Step-Down
  4. Critical Care
  5. Labor & Delivery
  6. Ante/Postpartum
  7. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  8. Operating Room
  9. Psychiatric
  10. Emergency Department
 
 

To be considered for the JPS Nurse Residency program, you must submit an application during the application acceptance time frame. If you do not submit an application before the deadline, you will NOT be considered for our positions.

For additional information, or with questions, please email NurseResidency@jpshealth.org.

Requirements:
Applicants for the JPS Nurse Residency Program will have:

  1. Graduated or will graduate from an accredited School of Nursing program within the past 6 months.
  2. No previous RN practice experience (Students/Graduates only)
  3. Passed NCLEX prior to start of Residency
  4. Current BLS designation from the American Heart Association
  5. Valid and unencumbered Texas RN licensure prior to hire date
 
 

 

Nurse Residency Cohorts 2023

February 2023 and March 2023
Application Period September 1-30, 2022
Interviews October 19-21, 2022
Verbal offers via phone Week of October 24, 2022

 

July 2023 and August 2023
Application Period January 1-31, 2023
Interviews February 22-24, 2023
Verbal offers via phone Week of February 27, 2023

 

October 2023
Application Period May 1-31, 2023
Interviews June 21-23, 2023
Verbal offers via phone Week of June 26, 2023

FAQs

 
  • September 1-30, 2022, for February/March 2023 cohorts
  • January 1-31, 2023, for July/August 2023 cohorts
  • May 1-31, 2023, for October 2023 cohort

 

 

You must submit an application during the open application acceptance time frame.

Go to the JPS intranet, Human Resources, Internal Career Opportunities and then search for the JPS Nurse Residency position. This position will only be listed during the open application time frame.

 

 

The JPS Nurse Residency Program accepts nurse graduate students in areas including: Medical-Surgical, Critical Care, Emergency Services, Women’s Services, Perioperative Services & Behavioral Health.

 

 

The JPS Nurse Residency Program is a 12-month program planned to support graduate nurses transitioning into their first professional nursing role.

 

 

We will review your initial application to ensure that the basic qualifications are met. Once reviewed you will receive a survey to answer several follow up questions.

 

 

If you are not selected to move forward, you will be notified. We will keep your information on file for 90 days, should our needs change.

 

 

You can email your questions to NurseResidency@jpshealth.org.

 

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