Opportunities for New RN Grads
Get the support and guidance you need to succeed in your first job as a registered nurse when you choose to work at Cone Health. You’ll benefit from structured curriculum, hands-on learning experiences, and accessible mentors as you make the transition from student to professional. See why our new nurse retention rate of 92 percent is significantly higher than the national average.
Cone Health New Graduate RN Residency Program
Develop new clinical knowledge, boost your critical-thinking skills, and gain confidence at Cone Health’s New Graduate RN Residency program. Achieve clinical competency in your chosen specialty as you learn from clinicians in the classroom and at the bedside.
Experienced Nurse Educators
Work closely with nurse educators who have a genuine passion for training new nurses. You can feel confident that you’ll get the information and support you need to do your job well because our nurse educators hold master’s degrees and have experience in the specialty that they teach.
Choose Your Nursing Specialty
Explore your Residency options:
Operating Room Residency
If you’re interested in joining the operating room (OR) team, check out our residency program for perioperative nursing. The program is open to new RNs without experience in the OR.
New Graduate Mentor Program
Find understanding, inspiration and empowerment from a Mentor Leader—an experienced nurse who’s not your direct supervisor. Every other month during your first year as a registered nurse at Cone Health, you and a small group of your peers will gather with your Mentor Leader for lunch, discussion and a fun team-building activity. You’ll also work together on a community project.