RN Residency Program

Thank you for your interest in our Adventist Health RN New Graduate Residency program. We offer four cohorts each year. The Medical/Surgical unit is the primary placement for new graduate nurses, however; opportunities in specialty units may be available.

Application information for Summer 2017 cohort:

Applications for the Summer 2017 cohort: Now through May 19, 2017.

Interview Date: May 31, 2017

Cohort Start Date: July 17, 2017

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?

The AH RN Residency is 24 months long with four specific phases:

  1. Clinical skills
  2. Critical thinking
  3. Team building
  4. Leadership development

What does the program consist of?

Competency based orientation
The program is highly supportive and includes:

  • Sequential learning experiences
  • Structured computer-based learning
  • Case studies with clinical experiences
  • Hands-on technical skill development

90% bedside training

10% instructive

Each Resident will work their scheduled three, 12 hour shifts per week. Mandatory core class sessions are required.

Do participants get paid while they are in the program? All nurses are hired into a specific department. Wages are based on nursing career ladder.

Do I get benefits? As a full-time employees, residents are eligible for benefits.

Can I have prior experience as a RN? No.

Does your organization offer sponsorships? Not at this time.

Is tuition reimbursement available? Adventist Health Ukiah Valley offers tuition reimbursement for continuing education after one year of full-time employment.

For more information, please contact our recruiters at (707) 463-7645.