The RN residency Program is a full time RN position with a 6 months orientation to assist the new graduate nurse transition to become a competent practitioner at CRH. The program is designed to enhance your nursing knowledge, refine your nursing skill, and develop personal and professional relationship in a collaborative environment. This program includes a comprehensive curriculum that is presented in a variety of educational styles which include presentations, lecture series and clinical rotations to ancillary departments.
Attendance is mandatory for all classroom sessions.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is expected to provide excellent, clinically competent patient care by utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation; and effectively interact with patients, significant others, and the other healthcare team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. The RN also determines the effectiveness of nursing interventions by evaluating outcomes in relation to evidenced-based intervention. The primary focus of the RN is to ensure every patient receives quality care and services through the efficient use of resources. The RN functions within the scope and standards of nursing as defined by the American Nurses Association and the Nurse Practice Act of Virginia. As a member of the healthcare team, the RN is responsible for making decisions and performing services that are in the best interest of the patient; while positively contributing to the patient's experience and the success of the entire team by placing the patient and the team above the needs of the individual.
Clinical experience (Care Partner, LPN, Medical Assistant) preferred.
What is CRH looking for in a candidate?
Candidates for the Nurse Residency Program must:
- Have graduated from an accredited school of nursing or have a pending graduation by the end of the current
- Achieved an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Clinical experience (Care Partner, LPN, Medical Assistant) preferred.
- BSN prepared or agree to obtain your BSN within 3 years of employment.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Obtained or working towards R.N. Licensure.; Must have current BLS Certification.
What is unique about CRH's Registered Nurse Residency Program?
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is rolling out new technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, breakthrough clinical protocols, leading edge electronic information systems and powerful wellness initiatives to make each patient's care faster, safer and more effective. This results in better patient outcomes, higher satisfaction, more holistic treatment and fewer complications.
Our RN Residency Program values the collaborative nature of healthcare and the knowledge gained from full spectrum patient experiences. We support and build the resident's relationship with peer nurses, healthcare colleagues, and physicians. The RN Resident will have a dedicated preceptor/clinical coach and physician mentor during the transition to professional practice. Additionally, the RN Resident will have engaging educational offerings and career development sessions.
What is the RN Resident commitment to at CRH?
To support professional growth, RN Residents are required to follow the customized schedule designed by their preceptor/clinical coach. They must attend scheduled educational offerings and career development sessions. The RN Resident must also sign a 3 year commitment to the organization.
How do I apply for a CRH Nurse Resident position?
Applications for Nurse Resident positions are available on our website: chesapeakeregional.com.
The RN Residency Committee, which consists of interdisciplinary program leaders, reviews applications and conducts interviews.
How will I know if I have been accepted to the CRH RN Residency Program?
The RN Residency Committee will select candidates and a Human Resources Representative will contact you. Our Human Resources will also share our competitive pay rates and benefit programs.
Rebecca Joye, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator
Phone: 757-312-4070 Pager: 757-307-0144