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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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