Registered Nurse (RN) Resident Program – March 2020

Regular Full-Time 901 West Main Street, Freehold, NJ CentraState Medical Center
[ Overview ]

We’re so excited to see that you’re interested in working with CentraState Healthcare System! At this time, recent graduates with less than two (2) years’ experience in an acute care setting would be considered for our RN Residency Program.

 

The RN Residency Program supports you as a newly hired graduate during your transition from classroom and clinical rotations to your first work experience.  This three to twelve month orientation offers great flexibility in meeting your individual needs.  It is a time for continued learning, as well as an opportunity to develop the confidence and comfort to work independently in the hospital setting. 

[ Responsibilities ]

As a Resident, you will:

  • Be hired as a full-time, benefit eligible employee
  • You will receive the same pay as our 0-1 year experienced nurses
  • Balance between classroom learning and on-the-floor exposure
  • Be paired with a trained and experienced preceptor on your unit
  • Given a gradual increase in responsibility over time
  • Will receive off-unit experience with the IV Team and Respiratory Therapy Department
  • Build on your clinical, technical, and critical thinking skills
  • Learn effective delegation and organizational skills
  • Constant engagement with assigned nurse educator, nurse manager  and preceptor to ensure clinical skill & critical thinking development
  • The length of orientation is individualized based on readiness to take on assignments independently

Next Steps:

  • The next residency program is March 2020.
  • Apply now – Please allow up to 4 weeks before contacted by The Recruitment Team.

If you have any further questions, please contact Kari Prager at kprager@centrastate.com.

[ Qualifications ]
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • BLS (must be issued by American Heart Association)
  • All units are open for consideration, however we may not be able to guarantee placement on your preferred unit, so please have 2-3 specialty preferences in mind
  • Upon completion of CentraState’s Residency program, RN’s are asked to make a two-year employment commitment.
[ Physical Demands ]

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal hospital environment with frequent exposure to sick or injured patients.

 

Exposure:

Daily potential for exposure to blood and/or body fluids.

 

Physical Demands:

Sitting – Continuously

Standing/Walking – Occasionally

Kneeling/Stooping – Occasionally

Bending/Climbing – Occasionally

Reaching above shoulder, at waist or below waist – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling up to 40 pounds – Occasionally

Lifting/Pushing or Pulling over 40 pounds – Occasionally

Typing/Filing – Frequently

 

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

[ Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ]

CentraState Healthcare System prohibits discrimination based on arbitrary consideration of such characteristics such as race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy), affectual or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or limitation, medical condition, genetic information, or veteran or military status, as well as any other legally protected class of persons and acts, in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws.