Munson Medical Center is seeking talented new graduate nurses for the Critical Care Residency Program for our Feb 2022 cohort! This exciting and intensive residency will give you an opportunity to explore working in the Emergency Department, ICU, and two cardiac critical care units within the Webber Heart Center. The application deadline for this position is Oct 31, 2021.
Our program includes a combination of clinical and didactic training, a portion of which is approved for contact hours. New residents will participate in computer-based training, skills labs and simulations, EKG training, critical care/trauma case studies, and numerous clinical and critical-thinking experiences.
Selected residents may start as a new graduate nurse prior to taking your NCLEX examination or choose to take their NCLEX prior to the residency start and begin the program as an RN.
First Round Interview: If selected for the first-round interview, a member of the recruitment team will reach out to you for a preliminary phone interview to learn more about your interest in the position
Second Round Interview: Will likely take place around late September/October
*Due to COVID-19 restrictions, interviews may be conducted via Zoom. More details will be shared upon application.
Selection Process & Residency Offers: For selected residents, notification of acceptance into residency will occur around the mid-end of October and beginning of November
Residency Program Begins: February 14, 2022
- Complete and submit an application on this requisition.
- Submit your professional portfolio to Ashley St Clair at email@example.com after you have formally applied to the position. PDF or Word document attachments are preferred. Your professional portfolio should include:
- Cover letter: introduce yourself and your goals.
- Resume: include all education and experience, including dates. A list of clinical rotations is helpful when evaluating your experience in various areas of nursing practice.
- Unofficial transcript: this can usually be obtained through your school’s website. It is not necessary to pay for an official transcript through the university registrar.
- Clinical narrative: see the instructions on the CCR website: https://www.munsonhealthcare.org/clinical-education/nursing/critical-care-residency
- Save your documents with the file names formatted in the following manner:
- Last Name, First Initial Cover Letter
- Last Name, First Initial Resume
- Complete the electronic reference process which will be initiated by the recruiter for this position
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program
- If starting as an RN, will need to share proof of MI RN license
- For those hired into an RN position after January 1, 2015, it is required to obtain a BSN within 5 years of start date
- Medication delivery and counting of narcotics or witnessing waste of narcotics may not be done until the RN licensure is obtained (if practicing as a GN)
- Experience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable.
- Maintains Basic Life Support certification.
Works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse if practicing as Graduate Nurse. Accountable to the unit manager or designee of the assigned patient care unit; ultimately accountable for the practice of nursing to the Vice President, Patient Care Services. Works collaboratively and effectively with all members of the patient care team.
Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare.
1. Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.
2. Promotes personal and patient safety.
3. Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.
4. Maintains professional working relationship with patients, families, nursing staff, providers and the entire health care team.
5. Works within the guidelines of nursing and hospital standards of practice, policies and procedures.
6. Performs direct patient care activities under the direction, supervision, and delegation of a Registered Nurse.
7. Demonstrates knowledge and clinical competence for applicable patient populations.
8. Does NOT administer medications until the RN license is obtained.
9. Does not complete all steps of the nursing process. Collaborates with the Registered Nurse for the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing and patient care.
10. Communicates patient care findings and concerns to the supervising Registered Nurse.
11. Assists with the medication storage, stocking, transportation, and checking of expiration dates as delegated.