St. David's HealthCare RN Residency Program - 2021 Summer Cohort
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Our RN Residency program prepares nurse graduates beyond formal education and builds on the clinical skills acquired during nursing school by providing an invaluable opportunity for graduates to hone critical-thinking and evidence-based decision making skills. It is truly designed for new graduate nurses to efficiently and effectively orient to bedside nursing practice. 

We are currently hiring for our Summer 2021 cohort, which will begin in June. To be the first to learn about our upcoming RN Residency hiring events or learn about new specialty cohorts, please click Sign Up for RN Residency Email Updates at the top of this page. 

RN Residency Program Details

1 year long program with 9 to 24 Week immersion period (depending on specialty):

  • Initial three week on-boarding, including Nursing Orientation, Immersion Orientation, education, and initial unit on-boarding
  • Remaining 6 to 21 weeks structured to allow the majority of time to be spent on the unit of hire, with a trained preceptor
  • Specialty education with clinical experts as well as general clinical development

Specialties for our program include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical/Surgical
  • Critical Care (Intensive Care, Progressive Care and Intermediate Care)
  • Rehabilitation
  • Emergency
  • Oncology
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Bone Marrow/Transplant
  • Postpartum
  • Neurology
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Telemetry
  • Surgical Services

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Our recruiters are dedicated to helping you jump-start your nursing career in the specialty of your choice. Click the button below to send your contact information to our recruitment team and we will be in touch! 

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About St. David's HealthCare

With more than 130 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals with over 1500 beds and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 10,600 employees. 

Our facilities include:

  • Heart Hospital of Austin
  • St. David's Georgetown Hospital
  • St. David's Medical Center
  • St. David's North Austin Medical Center
  • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
  • St. David's South Austin Medical Center
  • St. David's Surgical Hospital

St. David’s HealthCare is a unique partnership between hospital management company HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits—St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. The proceeds from the operations of the hospitals fund the foundations, which, in turn, invest those dollars back into the community. Since the inception of St. David’s HealthCare in 1996, more than $269 million have been given back to the community to improve the health and healthcare of people in Central Texas.

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