MidMichigan’s Nurse Residency Will Launch Your RN Career in Emergency Nursing or Critical Care

The leap from nursing school to working in a high acuity unit such as an Emergency Department or Critical Care Unit can be exciting – and perhaps a bit intimidating.

MidMichigan Health’s nurse residency programs can help make the transition to such a nursing career more comfortable and more rewarding. Key elements of the program include a six-month preceptorship, help obtaining relevant certifications and at-your-side support so you are never alone while beginning your career in a fast-paced and sophisticated nursing unit.

Types of Nurse Residencies

MidMichigan Health offers nurse residencies in:

  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Nursing

Nurse residencies are paid, entry-level nursing positions. After successful completion of the program, nurses are assigned a registered nurse level position.

Requirements

  • Graduated from an accredited BSN program
  • Less than 12 months of experience as a registered nurse
  • Successful virtual or in-person interviews
  • Two-year employment commitment

What to Expect

  • MidMichigan’s nurse residencies are six-month programs followed by an additional six months of participation in MidMichigan’s “Transition to Practice” program.
  • Nurse residents are full-time, 36 hour/week nursing positions.
  • In addition to oversight by a preceptor, the program includes classwork, simulation training and an evidence-based practice exercise.
  • Training and certification will include (as appropriate for the specific residency): BLS, PALS, CPI, ACLS, NIMS, Telemetry Measurement and Monitoring certification.
  • Critical Care nurse residents will be assigned to positions in the medical intensive care units at MidMichigan Medical Centers in Midland or Gratiot.
  • Emergency Nursing residents will be assigned to positions at MidMichigan Medical Centers in Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot or Mt. Pleasant.
  • Nurse residents do not practice independently. They do not have assigned patients or a patient load.

How to Apply

  • Contact Tara Neeb, D.N.P., R.N., C.N.E., Nurse Residency Program Facilitator at (989) 488-5552 or nursingresidency.program@midmichigan.org for more information or questions.
  • Apply online for the position “Nurse Resident” at the location and assignment of most interest to you:
  • Upload or provide by mail additional supporting documentation:
    • Letter of intent
    • Resume
    • Copy of your most recent transcript
    • 1 clinical reference letters
    • 1 personal reference letter