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Attention!!! All Summer RN Graduates

Applications for 2021 Winter New Graduate RN residency is now open. Please apply now!

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Residency of Critical Care Nursing

Nursing Academy

Advance your ability to care for patients with life-threatening conditions by starting your RN career at Cone Health’s Residency of Critical Care Nursing. You’ll continue your education and gain hands-on clinical experience so you can confidently join the nursing staff of an intensive care unit (ICU) or other high-acuity area.

What You’ll Learn

Gain specialized knowledge, skills and experience to provide critical care that’s in the best interest of your patient. You’ll also learn how to promote a healing environment and support and educate your patients’ families or designated decision-makers.

What To Expect

As a new graduate registered nurse in the Residency of Critical Care Nursing, you’ll participate in:

  • Core classes in critical care and high-acuity nursing
  • An advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) course
  • Medical simulation scenarios in our patient simulation lab
  • Shadowing experienced nurses in the emergency department, eICU (virtual intensive care unit) and other areas of interest
  • Direct hire and orientation to one of the high-acuity areas at Alamance Regional Medical Center, Annie Penn Hospital, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and Wesley Long Hospital
  • NEW Opportunity! Critical Care Residency offers hybrid experience to Moses Cone Cath Lab for qualified new graduate nurses. If interest, please inquire.

Each week, you can expect to spend about 24 hours in nursing units and 12 hours participating in residency-specific activities.

After the Residency

After completing the 14 week orientation in the Residency of Critical Care Nursing, the professional development classes will start.  You will be expected to continue your learning with monthly workshops and paid time away from the hospital participating in fun, rejuvenating activities with fellow new grad nurses and a mentor leader.

For More Information

To learn more about the Residency of Critical Care Nursing, contact our nursing recruitment specialists via email or at 866-266-3767, or email the residency’s nurse educators Lisa Maxson.