Nurse Residency Program
The application period for the August 2021 new graduate RN residency program is closed. Please check back again for future openings.
About the Program
Overlake's RN residency program was designed for the new graduate nurse and is based on best practices and evidence-based education and training. After successful completion of the RN residency, nurses practice with the basic competencies and confidence of a staff RN.
Overlake Medical Center's RN residency is a 12-month program that includes:
- Instructor-led courses featuring current and emerging clinical guidelines and standards.
- 1:1 clinical precepting by an RN to provide personalized bedside training.
- Focused “group sessions” that provide a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences among peers.
You will be working a full time position during your RN residency. Upon completion of the program, your FTE and shift will be based upon the needs of the patients and the department.
- Active Washington State Registered Nurse license is required before starting orientation.
- Current healthcare provider CPR certification.
- Must be able to commit to working a minimum of 0.75 FTE nights or evenings (depending on the department's needs) upon completion of your residency.
- Must remain in your department for a minimum of one year upon completion of your precepted period of the RN residency.
- Due to the intensity of the program, no extended vacation time other than the normal scheduled holidays will be approved.
To apply you will need to submit:
- Completed application.* Note: When prompted, please select the option to "autofill with resume."
- Cover letter.*
- Work style survey (website will be provided on the application).
* Please combine your cover letter and resume into one document and upload to application, as you many only be able to attach one document.