RN New Graduate Nurse Residency Paid Program

Chattanooga, TN

Employment Type: Permanent Position Type: RN / Staff Nursing Jobs Job Number: 30294

Job Description

RN New Graduate Nurse Residency Paid Programs – Med/Surg - Chattanooga, TN

Full-time Nights (rotating weekends) – NIGHTS ONLY

American Recruiters has partnered with a national leader in healthcare to help them with their search to fill spots in their RN (Nurse) New Graduate Residency Program. These programs bridge the gap between the education you learned in school and practical experience learned in acute care settings at a hospital. This program is specifically geared towards newly graduated or those that are about to graduate from an ACEN or CCNE accredited nursing school (AA or BA in Nursing). Come and join our RN Residency Program! We invite new graduate RNs to apply for this unique opportunity.

The Nurse Residency Program is a comprehensive program for new graduate nurses with less than six months of experience.  The formalized, competitive residency program is comprised of:

  • Education and Curriculum
  • Guided Clinical with Preceptor
  • Support (Mentoring and Debriefing)
  • Measurement and Evaluation

The RN Residency program is a yearlong residency that begins with a 10-16 week (depending on specialty), PAID Classroom/Preceptorship program.  It allows new graduate nurses to obtain acute care nursing experience through an intensive internship program.  Open positions will vary throughout the year, and positions will be offered based on the needs of the hospital, the current available units in Chattanooga, TN include: Full-time Nights (rotating weekends) – NIGHTS ONLY

  • Medical-Surgical
  • Adult Behavioral Health


Requirements at the Time of Application:

  • Eligible for graduation from a NLN-AC or CCNE Accredited Nursing Program with an Associate or Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing prior to employment.

Education and Licensure Requirements at the Time of Hire:

  • Associate degree in Nursing (Required) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Preferred)
  • Current, BLS (Basic Life Support) AHA (Required)
  • Current, Valid State license as a Registered Nurse. Will need a TN RN license or Multi-state Compact RN license. Will accept new grads with or without a RN license
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing within the past 1-year
  • Self-motivated and strong communication skills required
  • Will accept corrections/home health/LTAC experience and those looking to return to acute care in a hospital


Benefits: Benefits start once training/preceptorship is complete

  • Paid Family Leave
  • 401k Match
  • Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • And more!


General Comments

Additional Info:

  • New grads accepted with or without RN License
  • Will accept corrections/ home health/ LTAC experienced nurses
  • Looking for candidates with high energy/ passion/ and open to learning
  • MUST HAVE candidates from an NLN or CCNE accredited and state-approved program.  If you have your RN license and have been working in Home Health/Agency/LTC please apply!


Pay Rates During Training: 

*Rate increases based on prior healthcare experience and after training depending on experience (1 year added to overall exp after training is complete)

  • Medical-Surgical starts at $26.12 per hour
  • Adult Behavioral Health starts at $26.12 per hour
  • NEW Pilot program now available as of 6/9/2022 - .9 FTE commitment position available with no benefits and a flat rate of $32/hr). These positions are eligible for standard night shift, weekend, holiday and extra shift incentives).

Sign-on bonus: Up to $10,000 - paid out on 1st payroll

Relocation assist: Up to $5,000 paid out on 1st payroll


Additional Available Location Opportunities:

  • Ashville, NC (ED, ICU)
  • Augusta, GA (Medical/Surgical/Telemetry/ICU)
  • Bowling Green, KY (Med Surg, PCU, Tele)
  • Bradenton, FL (Med Surg, Tele, PCU, Ortho/Neuro, Stepdown, ICU, Inpatient Rehab Units (Combo: Med/Surg &ICU))
  • Brooksville, FL (Med Surg, Tele, PCU, Ortho/Neuro, Stepdown, ICU, Inpatient Rehab Units)
  • Charleston, SC (Med Surg, ER, OR)
  • Chattanooga, TN (Med Surg, Adult Behavioral Health)
  • Denver, CO
  • Englewood, FL (Med Surg, Tele, PCU, Ortho/Neuro, Stepdown, ICU, Inpatient Rehab Units)
  • Gainesville, FL (Med Surg, ICU, PCU)
  • Hendersonville, TN (Med Surg)
  • Hermitage, TN (Med Surg, PCU)
  • Inverness, FL (Med Surg, Tele, PCU, Ortho/Neuro, Stepdown, ICU, Inpatient Rehab Units)
  • Jacksonville, FL (ER, ICU, Med Surg -Start Dates July 18,2022 Operating Room July 25, 2022)
  • Jasper, TN (Adult Behavioral Health)
  • Kissimmee, FL (Med Surg, PCU)
  • Largo, FL
  • Nashville, TN (Med Surg, Adult Behavioral Health, PCU)
  • Ocala, FL
  • Orange Park, GL
  • Pensacola, FL (Med Surg, PCU)
  • Plantation, FL
  • Port Charlotte, FL
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Savannah, GA (Med Sur, Tele, ICU, PCU)
  • Petersburg, FL
  • Sun City, FL
  • Thornton, CO Neuro ICU, CCU, SICU, MICU, Med Surg, Tele, ER)
  • Trinity, FL (Med Surg, Tele, PCU, Ortho/Neuro, Stepdown, ICU, Inpatient Rehab Units)
  • Tampa, FL
  • Waycross, GA (Med Surg, ER)

If you are interested and qualified, for the RN (Nurse) New Graduate Residency opportunity, please send your resume to Anthony Martinez at anthony@ariteam.com or call (850) 542-8682.

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Anthony, a US Marine Corps veteran, has been an entrepreneur since 2006. His career in healthcare began in 2010 and his recruiting and operational experience provide his clients with an understanding and insight that other recruiters do not possess. He exudes a culture of collaboration that delivers a true partnership with his clients. His expertise and industry knowledge brings top-tier talent to organizations both locally and on a national level.

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