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Fall 2024 Nurse Residency Program: Application period CLOSED.

The application window for the Fall cohort of the New Grad Nurse Residency Program closed on Tuesday, June 11th, at 5pm PST.

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Summer New Grad Residency 2024

Interviews: April - May 2024

Offers Extended: May - June 2024

Program Start: August/September 2024

Fall New Grad Residency 2024

Interviews: July - August 2024

Offers Extended: August - September 2024

Program Start: October/November 2024

Start your career off right

Moving from the classroom to the patient room is where the real work begins, but the learning never ends. At Sharp, we’ve designed a program that provides a flexible, supportive environment to help build the confidence you need to become the best nurse you can be.

The Sharp HealthCare New Graduate Nurse Residency program has achieved accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation validates hospital residency programs that meet rigorous, evidence-based standards for quality and excellence. Nurses in our program experience curricula that promotes the acquisition of knowledge, skills and professional behaviors necessary to deliver safe, high quality care.

Hands-on learning, full-time support.

Our comprehensive one-year program offers challenging and inspiring experiences, including:

  • Celebrations for key milestones
  • Classroom and simulation curriculum lessons
  • Clinical and inter-professional experiences
  • Individualized orientations
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Peer group support
  • Reflective learning, journaling and self-care
  • Support from mentors

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If you’re a nurse looking for the ideal health care system to build your career in Southern California, Learn more about our rating as the top health care system in Southern California for nurse satisfaction.

Hear from current nurses to learn more about Sharp.

When does Sharp HealthCare hire new grad RNs?

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How many positions will you be offering for your New Graduate Nurse Residency Programs?

What are the requirements for the New Graduate Nurse Residency positions?

Will my application be considered for both my preferred and alternate programs of interest?

What is the timeline for Fall 2024 New Graduate Nurse Residency Program?

Can I apply for a New Grad position before I get my RN license?

I am a newly graduated RN and work as a nurse elsewhere. Am I still eligible to apply for a position?

Do I need to resubmit my documents if I have already submitted them in the past 12 months?

I'm a current Sharp employee. Do I need to apply through the New Graduate Nurse Residency Program?

Do I need to be a California resident to apply?

Can I apply for other RN positions, such as clinical nurse openings?

How can I best prepare for my application and interview?

What documents do I need to submit?

Can I email or fax my packet?

How can I confirm you received all of my application documents?

How do I follow up on the status of my application?

What if I am currently in the Sharp New Graduate Nurse Residency Program?

How do I update or add documents (resume, certifications, or licensure) after I have submitted my application?

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