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Program Description

The Nursing Residency Program is a structured educational program designed to prepare the new nurse graduate in acquiring the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities to care for patients in their assigned clinical area. This program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach with the use of clinical educators, experienced preceptors, mentors, and Advance Practice Nurses to provide a broad knowledge and clinical base to prepare the graduate nurses in their first professional role as nurses.

The Valley Hospital is seeking qualified registered nurses who are recent nursing graduates to share in the opportunity to start a career with an in-depth mentoring from Valley’s exceptional nursing and education staff.

The learning experiences are planned in stages of increasing complexity to expedite the intern’s adjustment to the patient population and staffing mix.

Program Objectives

  • To facilitate the acquisitions of clinical competence as a beginning practitioner.
  • To ease the new graduate’s role in the transition from student to practicing nurse.
  • To provide a learning environment that will enhance the graduate’s adjustment to clinical practice through strong preceptor support.

Educational Instruction

  • Intro to Patient Care Services
  • Risk Management
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Infection Control
  • Equipment Labs
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Safety and Restraint Policies
  • I.V. Therapy
  • Admission and Discharge
  • Assessments
  • Documentation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Sedation Analgesia
  • Pain Management
  • Delegation
  • Ostomy and Skin Care
  • Clinical Competency Checklist
  • Time Management
  • Precepted Clinical Experience

To Apply

  1. Click here to go to Valley's Job Search. 
  2. Select New Grad RN from the Job Category drop box.
  3. Please apply to the position titled, “New Grad RN Residency.”
223 N. Van Dien Avenue Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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223 N. Van Dien Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
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