UW Health’s 2021 Winter Nurse Residency Program Application Deadline Approaching

**Deadline Reminder**

Please be aware that the upcoming application deadline for UW Health’s 2021 Winter Nurse Residency Program is October 15th, 2020.

Ambulatory Nurse Resident – Winter 2021 (August-December 2020 Graduates)(6181)
Inpatient Nurse Resident – Winter 2021 (August-December 2020 Graduates)(6142)

Applications received after these deadlines will be reviewed for admission based on continued program openings.

UW Health is a nationally recognized integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison serving more than 600,000 patients each year in the Upper Midwest and beyond with approximately 1,500 physicians and 16,500 staff at six hospitals and more than 80 outpatient sites. UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill their patient care, research, education and community service missions.

Our UW Health Nurse Residency Program is the only way we hire new graduate nurses, otherwise to be hired you need one (1) year of RN experience.

UW Health participates in the Vizient/American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Nurse Residency Program.  This prestigious program is part of a national initiative developed by leaders in the nursing profession across the country and is recognized as an exemplary program by the Magnet® Commission.  It is a 12-month program designed to help nurses move confidently into practice following graduation from a baccalaureate program.  Our Nurse Residency Program at UW Health is one of only 29 Nurse Residency Programs accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

At UW Health, the art of nursing involves establishing relationships with patients through compassionate, empathetic care. Healing occurs by meeting patients’ needs – including consideration for their mind, body and spirit. The science of nursing is replete with discovery through scientific research, deploying evidence-based practices and application of theoretical frameworks to practice. The intersection of art and science of nursing is critical to providing excellent patient-centered care.

UW Health Nurse Residents work through a series of learning and work experiences as they transition into their first professional nursing position in a UW Health patient care setting.

Application information can be found on our website at https://careers.uwhealth.org/nurse-residency-program/.

Eligibility for the Nurse Residency Program:

  • Receive a Bachelor of Nursing Degree
  • 3.0 Nursing GPA or higher
  • Pass the NCLEX and have a WI RN License prior to start date in the Nurse Residency Program; (NCLEX exam to be scheduled no later than two (2) weeks prior to start date in nurse resident program.

*Please note you cannot work as a Registered Nurse prior to starting the program.

To apply for a Winter 2021 Nurse Resident position, visit our UW Health Careers website:
Ambulatory Nurse Resident – Winter 2021 (August-December 2020 Graduates)(6181)
Inpatient Nurse Resident – Winter 2021 (August-December 2020 Graduates)(6142)

As always, please do not hesitate to reach out to me with any questions at all.

Leah Quandahl
Recruitment Specialist
UW Health Human Resources
301 S. Westfield, Suite 200
Madison, WI 53717
Phone: (608) 890-5394

Attachment: UW Health Nurse Residency Postcard 2021