Nurse Residency Program

Nurse Residency Program

Humboldt General Hospital’s 12-month Nurse Residency Program educates and supports both new graduate nurses and nurses transitioning to a new area of practice through robust clinical orientation and professional development programs.

Eligibility

Humboldt General Hospital’s Nurse Residency Program is open to newly graduated nurses as they make their initial transition to practice; additionally, any nurse with less than 12 month’s experience in his or her current clinical area is invited to participate. Nurses may be Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree professionals.

Program Details

Humboldt General Hospital’s Nurse Residency Program includes a structured clinical orientation where nurse educators provide education through simulation, skills days and subject matter presentations based on nationally recognized best practices.

Additionally, Nurse Residents take part in professional development where they explore their professional roles as nurses as well as how to integrate nursing theory into their everyday practice. Goal-setting and accountability are foundational to nurses successfully completing the program.

Commitment

In order to participate in the Nurse Residency Program, students must sign a contract affirming their intention to continue their employment at Humboldt General Hospital for at least two years.

Graduation

Upon successful completion of the 12-month Nurse Residency Program, Nurse Residents graduate to staff level at Humboldt General Hospital; they may also have the opportunity to precept future generations of new or transitioning nurses.

Information

For more information about Humboldt General Hospital’s Nurse Residency Program, please contact Humboldt General Hospital Nurse Educator Tina Wilson at (775) 623-5222, ext. 1217, or email at wilsont@hghospital.org.