Application Process

Interested applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and have a Registered Nursing license from an accredited Nursing Program recognized by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in the state of Oregon prior to the start date of the Nurse Residency program.

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements for all Nurses:

  • Associate or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a program accredited by Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA).
    • MSN accepted in lieu of BSN, if undergraduate degree is other than nursing
    • Current RN HMC employees as of 1/27/2020 will be grandfathered back to the previous education requirement at their time of original hire
  • Current unencumbered Oregon RN license acquired by the start date.
  • Current BLS certification awarded by the American Heart Association (AHA) by the start date.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
  • ACLS, PALS and/or NRP preferred on hire and certification required within 6 months of hire according to the department specification requirements:
    • Cath Lab, ED, ICU and PCU – Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS)
    • ED and NICU – Pediatric Advanced  Life Support certification (PALS)
    • NICU and LDRP – Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Additional admission qualifications:

  • Registered Nursing (RN) license in Oregon by the Cohort start dates.
  • Attending either a virtual or on-site interview.
  • Upon completion of the training program, residents will be required to sign a contractual work agreement that specifies a designated period to work within the specialty department. This agreement is based on the exchange of worked hours for the training received during the residency program.

Pre-licensure applications accepted:

Current nursing students are encouraged to apply while they are in their senior or final year of school prior to graduation and may apply for a residency position prior to sitting for the NCLEX.

An offer of acceptance into the Nurse Residency Program may be extended to pre-licensure candidates following their interview if selected, contingent upon attainment of licensure in the state of Oregon prior to the start date of the cohort.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their application and requested attached documents through the iCIMS career portal:

  • Resume: Resume should include all prior nursing experience, nursing school/program, practicum/capstone locations, facilities and clinical hours completed with total overall GPA.

Calendar – Cohorts

Upcoming Nurse Residency Program cohort start dates:

Fall 2024 Cohort

  • Start date – July/August 2024
  • Application opens – April 2024
  • Specialty Training Program units available:
    • Acute Care
    • Cardiac Cath Lab (Cath Lab)
    • Critical Care (ICU) – No longer accepting applications
    • Emergency Department (ED)
    • Labor, Delivery, Recovery & Post-Partum (LDRP) – No longer accepting applications
    • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) – No longer accepting applications
    • Operating Room (OR)

Winter 2024 Cohort

  • Start date – October 2024
  • Application opens – August 2024
  • Specialty Training Program units available:
    • Acute Care

Spring 2025 Cohort

  • Start date – February 2025
  • Application opens – October 2024
  • Specialty Training Program units available:
    • Acute Care
    • Cardiac Cath Lab (Cath Lab)
    • Emergency Department (ED)
    • Labor, Delivery, Recovery & Post-Partum (LDRP)
    • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
    • Operating Room (OR)
    • Progressive Care (PCU)

Job posting availability depends on unit requirements, and the specialty training program might not be available for every proposed start date.

Please submit all application materials to the iCIMS career portal.

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