Welcome to Sentara’s New Grad RN Fast-Track Application Process
Welcome to Sentara and congratulations as you approach your graduation! As a new graduate RN, choosing Sentara means that you will begin your nursing career with a dynamic team of medical professionals that are committed to our mission,
“We improve health every day.”
Sentara understands how vital our Nursing team is to our community and our team is dedicated to nurturing and supporting our new grad RNs through the first year of their careers.
How To Get Started
Sentara has a fast-track application process designed just for our new grads (at Sentara, we consider you a new grad until you have one year of professional experience) and a RN Student Liaison to help you through the process so we can quickly connect you with the hiring managers you want to talk with most. Apply, just once, and we will take it from here.
What Can Sentara Offer To A New Grad RN?
Automatic enrollment for all new grads at hire into the 12-month
Sentara Nurse Residency Program.
Internships in the ED and Periop 101.
Competitive starting salaries and an automatic raise at one year.
Competitive and comprehensive Benefits package.
Tuition Assistance to support you in furthering your career.
**Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital offers up to $15,000 Tuition Assistance to qualified candidates to complete a BSN.
Sign on bonus for all new grad RNs.
And much more!
(**All bonuses are subject to change at Sentara’s discretion)
Sentara’s Nurse Residency Program (NRP):
Sentara offers a Nurse Residency Program to all new graduate Registered Nurses (with less than 1 year of experience). Sentara wants your career to start off on the right foot! Our Nurse Residency Program parallels your employment for your first year and it is training that will provide you a means of support and transition from student to professional.
How the program works:
-Only one application is necessary. Apply, interview, and upon hire, be automatically enrolled into our Nurse Residency Program.
-Each Sentara hospital varies in start times but your cohort should start within 90 days of your start date.
-The program is one year in length.
-Once a month, you will step out of your department and attend classes for 4 hours.
-Over the course of the training, your cohort will study a variety of topics meant to provide you with tools and support to ensure a successful start to your career.
Have questions? Reach out anytime at NursingCareers@sentara.com
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