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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.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
- Copy of your most recent transcript
- 1 clinical reference letters
- 1 personal reference letter