New graduate nurses welcome! Come join our nursing team. We are offering a year-long transition to practice residency program that supports professional development of new graduate nurses entering home care practice.
The Nurse Residency Program incorporates:
– Workshop sessions with curriculum content
– Active hands-on practice with an experienced preceptor
– Mentored problem solving with managing complex clients
Initially, the preceptor exposes new graduates to home care through supervised visits, providing ongoing support and mentorship as participants’ progress through the residency. This combination of practical application, educational opportunities, and peer support facilitate the transition from new graduate to competent professional nurse over the course of a 12-month period.
For additional information about the Nurse Residency Program, please contact Human Resources at (603) 882-2941.
The Nurse Residency Program is a year-long transition to practice program that serves as a bridge to support and enhance the professional development of new graduate nurses entering home care practice.
We value and respect each new graduate and tailor learning to the individual nurse resident. Working with a trained preceptor, new graduate nurses gain valuable experience from:
The purpose of the program is to promote the development of competency and role transition, supporting the resident professionally, emotionally, and socially during the first year of nursing practice.
The Nurse Residency Program builds on the knowledge with ongoing education and training to acquire skills to:
During your first three months:
You will focus on orienting to the agency and application of evidence-based knowledge and skilled nursing care of the patient in the home setting.
During months four through six:
You will focus on managing a caseload as a team member coordinating the delivery of care and gradually assuming the duties and responsibilities of the nurse role under the direction and guidance of a preceptor.
During months seven through 12:
You will focus on becoming independent case managers providing complex disease management and promoting outcomes of care.
Throughout each program step, curriculum content is incorporated into the Residency Program. The core competencies of the curriculum include:
Eligible candidates must apply online. All applications must include the documentation listed below: