Graduate Nurse Residency Program

Wichita, KS
Full Time
Permanent Placement
Entry Level

StaRN RN Nurse Residency Program for New Grads – Wichita, KS

Position: StaRN RN Nurse Residency Program (NEW GRADS)
Location: Wichita, KS
Positions Available: 15
Type: Full-Time, Rotating Weekends
Start Dates: June 26th, August 7th, October 16th, November, December, January, February
Salary: $27.50/hr + Shift Differentials ($3.25 for nights, $4.50 for weekends)
Sign-On Bonus: $10K (2-year commitment), $15K for Med-Surg Candidates ONLY
Relocation Assistance: $5K (2-year commitment)

About the Facility:
The Medical Center has been a cornerstone in the Kansas community for over a century. As a 408+ bed acute care center, we are the preferred choice for thousands in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing quality care with a team of dedicated professionals, advanced technology, and a community-centric approach.

Program Overview:
The StaRN (Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses) program is a unique opportunity for new graduates or nurses with less than 6 months of experience in SNF/LTC. This PAID residency program spans approximately 1 year and offers intensive training in the Medical Surgical and Intensive Care Unit settings.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive training with a mix of didactic, simulation, and hands-on sessions.
  • Clinical preceptorship with monthly seminars and routine check-ins.
  • Opportunities in various specialty areas including Med Surg, Surgical Oncology, Trauma Med, Neuro Medical, Ortho Spine, and more.
  • Completion of an evidence-based capstone project.


  • Graduate from an accredited nursing school (ASN or BSN).
  • Current Kansas RN license.
  • BLS certification.
  • True new grad status with no hospital experience. Candidates with up to 6 months in SNF/LTC will be considered.

Additional Benefits:

  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for growth and development.
  • Supportive team environment.

Special Note for International Students:
Canadian students are welcome! We offer visa sponsorship for international students who have graduated from an accredited US nursing program (excluding nationals from India and China). All candidates must have an active OPT.

How to Apply:
Join our team and embark on a rewarding journey in nursing with The Medical Center!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


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