New Graduate RN, Residency Fall 2020

Nurse Residency


Full-time FTE 0.9 -1.0


8 or 12-hour shifts

BSN Preferred
BLS for Healthcare Providers required
Current South Carolina RN license required

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2020 Nurse Residency Program. If you are a new grad or RN with less than one year of nursing experience, the nurse residency program is for you!

Fall 2020 Nurse Residency Programs

Comprehensive Acute Care: Program begins on September 21, 2020.

This 11-week program encompasses Adult Acute Care and specialty nursing care to a variety of units. Clinical content and experience is diverse and includes the areas of oncology, orthopaedics, cardiac, behavioral health and surgical services.  There will be an additional start date in November 2020.  Must have RN license by September 14, 2020.


Critical Care: Program begins October 12, 2020.

This 12-week program encompasses the intensive care sub-specialty on all of our Prisma Health-Midlands campuses. Graduates of this academy will complete the AACN curriculum and be prepared to thrive in the fast-paced critical care and step-down units. Must have RN license by October 5, 2020. 


Emergency: Program begins October 12, 2020.

This 14-week program serves to transition new graduate nurses into Emergency Medicine. Graduates will evolve into quality emergency nurses through a combination of quality classes, completion of the ENA curriculum, simulation, one-on-one skills validation and hands-on application. Must have RN license by October 5, 2020.


Perioperative: Program begins October 12, 2020.

This 13-week program encompasses Perioperative nursing care. Graduates will evolve into quality Periop nursing professionals through completion of the AORN curriculum, quality classes, core curriculum, simulation, one-on-one skills validation and hands-on application with expert clinical mentors, educators and professional development guides. Must have RN license by October 5, 2020.


You will be asked to rank your areas of interest during your telephone screen.

Job Summary:

Prisma Health-Midlands is committed to providing new graduate nurses with a solid foundation to launch their nursing career. The nurse residency program combines foundational and specialty specific clinical core curriculum, quality classes, simulation, one-on-one skills validation, hands-on application with clinical mentors and professional development.

This job has the responsibility of attending all quality and core curriculum classes, actively participating in professional development workshops and peer support groups, and successfully completing all clinical competencies and validation requirements of the Nurse Residency Program.  Works under the direct and indirect supervision of the Nursing Orientation and Education Team while refining nursing knowledge and skills.  Actively participates in managing clinical situations for which he/she is assigned.  Will rotate through units and specialties as assigned.

All team members are responsible for bringing life to our Purpose Statement – Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference – through every action and every interaction at work.


Assessment: Collects patient data and completes required forms with appropriate responses according to unit standards; identifies patient's problems/needs and sets priorities; identifies problems requiring further referral and/or follow-up; interprets and records latest diagnostic results; performs a nursing assessment using critical thinking skills.

Planning Care: Develops a plan of care based on nursing process and which incorporates the plans of other disciplines and continuing care needs; includes the patient/family in developing or revising the plan of care; makes referrals to multidisciplinary support services.

Implementing/Managing Care: Care provided conforms to accepted practice standards; provides treatments/procedures and other care as prescribed and according to patient care standards; demonstrates understanding of age-related characteristics and needs of patients served; explains nursing procedures; provides discharge teaching; Identifies emergency situations and independently initiates advanced therapy; acts as an advocate and coordinator of patient care with other health care personnel and evaluates patient care measures instituted; understands and demonstrates respect for patient rights and utilizes established mechanisms for the management of ethical issues in patient care.

Evaluation: Records patient care delivered as planned and any variation, with appropriate rationale; makes and records observations related to impending or associated problems; implements nursing measures related to impending or associated problems.

Leadership: Using nursing process, delegates nursing care to appropriate personnel; integrates cost-effective measures into nursing practice; recognizes unit problems and takes responsibility for documenting same; demonstrates active participation in QI processes; complies with hospital expectations to meet staffing demands based on patient care needs; complies with policies addressing safe working conditions; monitors unsafe working conditions; recognizes inappropriate and/or ineffective patient care management, resolves issue/problem and completes written reports; fulfills call for unit as assigned and adjusts staffing for census (volume) and acuity.


Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing by September 1, 2020. BSN preferred.

Experience: Candidates with greater than 12 months of experience are not eligible

Number and Type of Team Members Supervised: Licensed and non-licensed personnel

License, Registry, or Certification Required: RN currently licensed in South Carolina or licensed prior to start date.  Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) required prior to start date directly through the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or the military. (To register: Blended Learning or In Person BLS through the American Red Cross; or Classroom or Skills Session BLS through the American Heart Association. Certification must include an in-person skills session.)

Special Training: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to treat patients; other training as required by the department.





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