TEXAS HEALTH SOUTHWEST FT. WORTH Graduate Nurse Residency – February 2024 Come and join our Graduate Nurse Residency Program! We invite new graduate RN’s to apply for this unique opportunity. The next cohort will begin on February 26th, 2023 . Integrated into a Hospital’s education structure, the Texas Health Graduate Nurse Residency Program includes a guided clinical experience with an instructor-led core curriculum, a formal mentoring program, informative debriefing/self-care sessions and supportive 360-degree evaluations. Residents not only participate in the learning experience on their personally selected home units, they also rotate/cross train through other departments to gain an expanded nursing experience vital to the complex patient care. The Texas Health Nurse Residency Program is a comprehensive, evidence based on-boarding program with a 15-month employment commitment that offers new graduate nurses an exciting opportunity to gain the experience, judgment, skills and confidence to successfully navigate the complexity of hospital life. Where you will be working: Work location: Texas Health Southwest; 6100 Harris Pkwy, Fort Worth, TX 76132 Work environment: PCU Stroke/Neuro designated unit Department Highlights 36 bed PCU Department; Nurse/Patient Ratio: 1:4 depending on acuity Patient population: intermediate /telemetry level of care for the post-acute stroke, general medical, endocrine GI/renal patient population MAGNET facility Level III Trauma Center Primary Stroke center Stroke/Neuro designated unit Enjoy self-scheduling to help with work/life balance. Excellent opportunities for educational and career growth including advancement opportunities in leadership Work hours: full-time, (3)-12 hour shifts; rotating weekends, holidays, and on call shifts required Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital At Texas Health Southwest, we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 262-bed, full-service hospital that has served southwest Ft, Worth since 1987. If you are looking for surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy and adult critical care we’ve got it. Plus, we’re a certified Heat attack center. And talk about award winning, Texas Health Southwest is Magnet-designated, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here. Please provide the following during the application: • Resume • Official nursing school transcript (Unofficial transcript accepted until official is available) • Exemplar/Essay: In one-to-two pages, tell a story of a clinical situation that was especially meaningful to you as a student nurse and that has helped shape your practice today Things you need for the position: • ADN (Associates Nursing Degree) is required upon hire; BSN preferred • Graduated within the last 12 months preferred • Less than one-year experience at the time the residency begins preferred • Have not previously completed a THR nursing residency preferred • Enrolled or completed a DEU with THR preferred • Current RN licensure (Texas or Compact State). Boards MUST be passed, and results verified by noon the Wednesday prior to start date. • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required Why Texas Health As a Texas Health Registered Nurse you’ll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more. At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a great place to work. Here are a few of our recent awards: 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row) Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running) “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work® Additional perks of being a Texas Health Registered Nurse: Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment Positively impact patients’ quality of life Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources Enjoy opportunities for growth Explore our Texas Health careers site for information like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more. Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to THRGN@texashealth.org .