New Grad RN Residency Program

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Category: Nursing
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 7715
FTE: 1


New Graduate RN Residency Program

Program Start Date: September 10, 2018
Application deadline: May 1, 2018

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, an internationally recognized pediatric and obstetric facility in Palo Alto, California, we have partnered with Vizient to develop our RN New Graduate Residency based on the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program model. This unique program goes beyond the traditional new graduate program by providing a comprehensive evidenced-based transition that prepares new graduate nurses for a highly complex and fast-paced patient care environment. This is a one-year RN New Graduate Residency, which will provide you with a supportive network of senior nurses, preceptors, and debriefing sessions to help augment your academic education with professional, clinical experience. Beyond one-on-one guided clinical experience with a preceptor, classes and simulation-based education, this unique residency offers supportive self-care/debriefing groups and nursing leadership experiences.

Submission of ALL documentation for the 2018 LPCHS RN Residency Program, which includes:

• Perferred no inpatient paid RN work experience.

• GRADUATE from a BSN or MSN program accredited by the NLNAC (National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), with graduation dates from 6/30/2017 and 6/30/2018

• Two (2) signed reference letters from the School of Nursing Clinical Faculty on a school and/or hospital letterhead. 

• Most recent unofficial transcripts, as well as transfer transcripts (if applicable).

• Cover letter indicating why you want to join Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and what your first and second choice of nursing area are you most interested in (Pediatric Acute Care (Medical Surgical, Cardiac), Pediatric Critical Care (PICU, CVICU), Neonatal, Labor & Delivery, Maternity or Other (please specify). 

• Download and complete the Clinical Hours Table with your clinical rotation/ preceptor ship information.  

• Willingness to complete a one-year Residency Program, with no interruptions.

• Graduates of online or distance nursing programs are not accepted.


Required:  Current California RN license by August 17, 2018.

Current BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association, valid through the end of the RN Residency Program.

For more information on the RN Residency Program please click on the link below. Also, on the page there will be a link for FAQs that can help you during the application process.

If you are still experiencing difficulties applying or have any questions, please email Danielle Li at . In the subject line, please put the word “RN Residency Application Technical Difficulties" and include your resume, transcripts and letters of recommendation with the email.  Please make sure to include your contact information.  We will reach out to you within 1-3 business days.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.