Graduate Nurse Residency

Thornton, CO
Full Time
Permanent Placement
Entry Level

Graduate Nurse Residency Position

  • Hourly Wage: $32.00 - $48.00/hour
  • Shift Differentials: $5.50/Nights & $2.00/Weekends
  • Sign-On Bonus: $8,000
  • Relocation Assistance: $5,000 (for qualified candidates)

Position Type: Full-Time
Position Title: Graduate Nurse Residency
Location: CO

Position Overview:
The Graduate Nurse Residency – StaRN Program offers a comprehensive training experience for new graduate nurses. The program includes:

  • Meaningful learning and networking opportunities in a cohort setting.
  • New employee orientation and unit orientation lasting 10 – 12 weeks.
  • 5-6 weeks of didactic training, including clinical orientation, certification courses, high-fidelity simulation, Meditech EMR training, and e-learning. This training will be Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • 5-6 weeks of clinical training on the unit with a dedicated preceptor, working 32 hours per week on the preceptor's schedule.

Available Units:
Med/Surg, Med/Tele Cardiac, Ortho, Spine, Neuro, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant, Critical Care, Complex Surgical Transplant, Step Down Unit, Acute Rehab, Behavioral Health, PACU, and more.

Start Dates:
Med-Surg/Tele: Feb 27, March 6&13, May 29, June 5, August 7,14,21,28, October 30, November 13
OR: Feb 20, July 31, Nov 7

Facility Overview:
The facility has a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. It is a leading institution with multiple accolades and is affiliated with prominent healthcare organizations. The facility is known for its commitment to excellence and patient care.


  • Current nursing degree (associates or bachelors) by the start date.
  • Passing NCLEX results by the start date.
  • No current or prior experience as an acute care hospital Registered Nurse.
  • Flexibility for day or night shifts based on unit-specific needs.
  • Commitment to a full-time Registered Nurse position for a two-year period.
  • Adherence to the state mandate regarding the COVID-19 vaccine by October 31, 2021.
  • VISA SPONSORSHIP OFFERED for international students that graduated from an accredited nursing program within the United States (excluding nationals from India and China).
  • All candidates must have ACTIVE OPT. OPT is a temporary employment authorization for a year. Candidates apply for an OPT while in school. Their first job out of school to get an OPT must directly relate to their major


  • Hourly Wage: $32.00 - $48.00/hour
  • Shift Differentials: $5.50/Nights & $2.00/Weekends
  • Sign-On Bonus: $8,000
  • Relocation Assistance: $5,000 (for qualified candidates)

How to Apply:
If you're a recent nursing graduate looking for an intensive training program and a rewarding career in nursing, this is a fantastic opportunity. Apply now for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Graduate Nurse Residency, StaRN Program, CO, Healthcare.


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