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Estimated Pay $39 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Athens, Georgia

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About this job

Our purpose, our promise - to make a positive difference in every life we touch.

Registered Nurse Residency Program will begin in October and November 2023

Our 12-month, comprehensive, transition-to-practice program facilitates your progress from student to professional nurse through education, mentorship and peer support.

Our Nurse Residency Program prepares new graduate nurses by teaching the knowledge, skills and behaviors that are necessary to continuously improve quality and safety at the point of care. It combines precepted orientation, led by dedicated preceptors, with blended learning experiences.

Nurse residents will:
  • develop the clinical judgment needed to rapidly recognize a change in patient's condition and the urgency of a clinical situation
  • cultivate excellent communication skills, allowing them to engage with colleagues and support patients
  • enjoy cohort experiences designed to promote peer and professional socialization and strengthen your professional commitment to nursing
  • learn didactic content specifically tailored to new graduates from professional nursing organizations
    Opportunities available in Acute Care, Cardiovascular/Progressive Care, Transplant, Critical Care, Women's Services, Emergency Department, Surgical Services and more!

    Why Piedmont?

    Our Culture
    • Teamwork and collaboration
    • Patient Centered-Care
    • Dedication to quality, safety and service

    Our Opportunities
    • Career pathways
    • Continuing education opportunities

    Our Compensation and Benefits
    • Competitive base pay plus shift and specialty differentials
    • 401K (6% match after 1 year/1000 hours worked)
    • Educational Assistance program

    RESPONSIBLE FOR: The Staff Nurse provides nursing care to patients from birth through the lifecycle utilizing nursing processes to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care for patients. He/she functions within the framework of the policies and procedures of the organization and demonstrates professional growth and accountability. The staff nurse is responsible for maintaining standards of practice, coordinating patient care activities of all assigned staff in the provision of quality nursing care.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Leadership Skills, Effective Communication Skills, Initiative, Independent Judgment, Ability to handle stressful environments

    Job Qualification


    Graduate of a nursing program


    New Graduates of a nursing program eligible


    Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse

    BLS certification required.


    Bachelor's degree preferred

    Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable