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Little Rock July Residency

Little Rock, Arkansas

CHI St. Vincent Health


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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: RN Residency Program
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72
Requisition ID 2022-225204 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule 7am -7pm or 7pm - 7am Remote No Category New Grad Nursing
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Incentives offered for full time employees: Sign on bonus eligible$10,000, we are offering relocation assistance of $5,000

The Nurse Residency Program (NRP) at CHI St. Vincent prepares new graduates in nursing to enter practice in the acute care environment.  For over 125 years, CHI St Vincent has been dedicated to preparing new nurses for entry into practice.  Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, with an excellent program for new graduates interested in a nursing career that is built on a firm foundation. By maintaining a high level of knowledge and skill among all who serve our patients, we provide high quality nursing care.

With over 750 transitioned RN Residents from 26 U.S. states and 5 foreign countries, CHI St. Vincent offers a supportive pathway into nursing practice for the new graduate nurse. Simulation, didactic courses, clinical experiences, reflection, and continuous feedback are offered to participants to ensure success.

The program prepares nursing graduates to:

Care for patients with increasing levels of acuity and complexity in the hospital setting
Develop clinical nursing leadership at point of care
Improve patient safety and quality of care
Foster critical thinking skills
Bring evidence-based practice to the bedside
Strengthen the commitment to the profession of nursing and develop individual career goals
Facilitate clinical and leadership skills necessary to be a successful member of the health care team

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care, pet care, senior caregivers, housekeepers & more.
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft 
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs


Must have completed an accredited nursing program (Diploma, Associates, Bachelors, Masters)
Must have less than 6 months experience as a Registered Nurse in acute care
Must hold a temporary or permanent Arkansas nursing license (required before date of hire – not required for application

We currently have availability in our Med Surg, Psych, Surgical, Cath Lab, Adult & Geri Psych and Cardiac/Stepdown tracks and would love to help you take the next step in your nursing career! 


**Required Documents **

Upload, along with your application submission:
A Professional Resume
Cover Letter detailing the area interest (preferred track)
The avaliable tracks include: Med Surg, Critical Care, Psych, Surgical and Cardiac/Stepdown
Unofficial Transcript with cumulative hours of credit and cumulative GPA. (current)

*New Graduate Nurses are hired into all clinical areas, including specialty areas, depending on need.

Start Date: July 25th, 2022 tentative

New & Noteworthy:

Our program is very competitive. Apply early to ensure an early interview. Positions in Critical Care and Emergency will go first.
Sign on bonus eligible – apply to learn more.
Tuition Reimbursement available – continue growing with us!


Contact Tonya Freeman, Sr. Recruiter;

Sarah Parks, Residency Coordinator;

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We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

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We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - thne you have found your career fit with us!

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Your Possible Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

 Career path shows a list of jobs that someone could get by getting promotions at this company: 1. Student Nurse  2. New Grad Nurse  3. Staff Nurse 4. Educator 5. Charge Nurses/ Supervisors  6. Nurse Practitioner  7. Mangers/Directrors  8. CNE

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