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Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program

 

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System invites recent BSN graduates to apply for the Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program. New* RNs will be selected for the 2017-2018 cohort which begins on Monday, August 7, 2017.

Nurse Residents will:

  • Engage in a 12-month program that allows them to work as experienced RNs at the program’s conclusion
  • Receive a $55,117 stipend over the course of the year, 10 paid federal holidays, and accrued annual and sick leave
  • Work various shifts based on the preceptor’s availability and didactic course schedule
  • Be based on Psychiatric Unit, SICU, MICU, ED, Acute Medicine, Operating Room, or Telemetry

To apply submit the following by Thursday, May 25, 2017 by 5:00 pm:

  • Resumé
  • Copy of official transcript
  • Three letters of reference including one from a college of nursing faculty member
  • An essay (no more than 1,000 words) addressing:
       -Why you are interested in the Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program
       -What influenced you to pursue a career in nursing
       -Where you see yourself in five years
  • Must have proof of State Nursing Licensure submitted by July 10, 2017

Please submit to: Amber Brennan, RN (VHASLCPBNRhiring@va.gov )
801 -582-1565, extension 1128
500 Foothill Drive, HR L&E (05), SLC, Utah 84148

For more information: Tom Butler, RN, (Thomas.Butler2@va.gov )
Program Director, PBNR Program
801-582-1565, extension 2443

*New RNs: “New” is defined as no longer than one year shall elapse from the time of graduation from the baccalaureate nursing program to admission into the residency program, as well as must be serving in his or her first nursing role.