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New Grad Nurse Residency

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.

From acute care to ER and mental health nursing, our New Graduate Nurse Residency Program offers a wide range of opportunities that will cultivate your skills, experience and lifelong success in nursing.


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


Application periods.

Applications for our Fall 2020 New Graduate Nurse Residency program will be accepted during the following dates:

Monday, July 6, 2020 at 12 pm PST through Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5 pm PST.

The following program is scheduled to start on November 16, 2020:

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

Medical Surgical/Progressive Care Unit Rotations

To apply for this position, search for requisition #103081

New Grad Nurse Residency Program FAQs

When will you be accepting applications for the next New Graduate Nurse Residency Program?

When does Sharp HealthCare hire new grad RNs?

Which units hire new grads?

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 the Fall 2020 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?

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?

I’ve received an email asking me to self-identify however the link doesn’t work. What do I do?

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

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