RN Graduate Nurse Residency Program - St. John Medical Center - Longview, WA:

Longview Washington

Nurse Residency positions open for newly graduated nurses at St. John Medical Center in Longview, WA! 


Posting is Open from May 4th until May 22nd - late applications will not be accepted.


Req ID: 199032 


This is an exciting opportunity for new graduates to train where their passion for nursing and nursing excellence come together.  The Nurse Residency Program transitions new graduate nurses to competent nursing practice supported by evidence-based curriculum reflecting our Mission, Vision, and Values.  Our 6-12 month program focuses on leadership, patient outcomes and professionalism.


To qualify for this program, you must be a new graduate RN who has been licensed for less than 12 months with less than 6 months of Acute Care experience as an RN. 


To be considered for the program you must include/complete the following:


1.  Resume & Cover Letter (required)


2.  Online Application


3.  Clinical Narrative - Submit a clinical narrative of 1 page or less.  (This needs to be uploaded into your profile under the Documents/Certification/Licensure section).  A clinical narrative is a story about a clinical event or situation that was meaningful for you and taught you something about the role of a professional nurse.

Some possible topics include:

  • A specific clinical experience where your interventions made a difference in outcome for the patient
  • A clinical experience that was especially challenging and how it impacted your practice
  • A clinical situation that went differently than you expected


 Program Timeline / Step-by Step Process:


  • Week of May 26, 2020 – References requested via Skill Survey for those moving to the next step.  This is an online reference tool.  Candidates will be asked to provide 4 professional references.  Candidates will need the email addresses of these references to enter online.
  • The week of June 8, 2020 – Interviews will begin.  Interviews will either be via ZOOM or MS Teams.
  • Start Dates to be offered for positions are in July through September 2020.
  • Residency Seminars to begin September/October 2020.


Position Commitments:


  • Ability to work 32 to 40 hours per week.
  • Available to work 8- or 12-Hour Shifts.
  • Available to work, Day, Evening and Night Shifts
  • Flexible to work any day of the week as schedules rotate.
  • Able to participate in all program activities throughout the 6-12 month period.
  • Clinical Instructor and employment references will be required.
  • Opportunities offered may include: Med/Surg/Telemetry




1.) Current Washington RN license required prior to start date.


2.) BLS from the American Heart Association prior to start date.


3.) If hired into Critical Care ACLS required within 3 months of start date.



BSN preferred.  If ADN graduate, commitment to enroll into a BSN program within 3 years is preferred.


 Job Description with complete list of duties will be provided.


There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!


To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email [email protected]. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.


Location: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)
Job Category:  Nursing 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: .9
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $37.72, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Washington


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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