The Nurse Residency provides new graduates or current nurses seeking to change their specialty with weekly education days and a structured clinical experience with a qualified preceptor. Current Georgia RN licensure required by August 13, 2018. If selected, you would work fulltime hours (32 to 40) and spend at least two days per week in the classroom and the remainder of assigned hours with your preceptor(s) in the patient care area. You are paid for classroom and clinical time. The RN Residency training period last from 3 to 6 months, depending on the specialty of choice.
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Yelitza Guzman works full time on 8 North as a certified medical surgical nurse and fills in as a relief charge nurse. Joining the Gwinnett Medical Center family in 2011 with an associate’s degree, she achieved a BSN, a nursing certification and a medical interpretation certification while working full time. Currently, she is studying to be an acute care nurse practitioner, with an anticipated graduation in the fall of 2018.
This intensive 24 week nurse residency program covers all aspects of nursing care in the areas of perioperative nursing. Residents will learn in a blended educational environment consisting of a standardized, evidence-based curriculum and textbook readings with hands-on skills lab and clinical practicum led by experienced perioperative nurses.
The March 2018 Emergency Services Support RN Residency includes: Emergency Department, Observation Unit, and Behavioral Health Holding Unit. The 20 week orientation includes class time, general RN topics, precepted time and classes, ENA Orientation Modules supplementing coursework, and clinical time for night shift and weekends.