Nursing Residency Program FAQs

 

Q: When can I apply for the JPS Nurse Residency Program position with JPS Health Network?

A: Open application periods for our JPS Nurse Residency Program are as follows:

  • January 15th – February 1st
    • ​​If you graduate in May you would apply during the January 15th – February 1st application period and this cohort would start in July. 
  • May 1st – May 15th
    • ​​If you graduate in the summer you would apply during the May 1st – May 15th application period and this cohort would start in October.​
  • September 1st – September 15th
    • ​​​​If you graduate in December you would apply during the September 1st – September 15th application period and this cohort would start in February.

 

Q: How do I apply for the JPS Nurse Residency Program with JPS Health Network as an external candidate?

A: You must submit an application during the open application acceptance time frame.

Go to www.jpshealthnet.org to apply to the JPS Nurse Residency position on our Careers Page.  This position will only be listed during the open application time frame.

 

Q: How do I apply for the JPS Nurse Residency with JPS Health Network as a current employee?

A: You must submit an application during the open application acceptance time frame.

Go to the JPS intranet, Human Resources, Internal Career Opportunities and then search for the JPS Nurse Residency position.  This position will only be listed during the open application time frame.

 

Q: Which service lines accept nurse graduates?

A: Medical-Surgical, Critical Care, Emergency Services, Women’s Services, Perioperative Services & Behavioral Health.

 

Q: How long is the JPS Nurse Residency Program?

A: The JPS Nurse Residency Program is a 12 month program planned to support graduate nurses transitioning into their first professional nursing role.  Please go to www.jpshealthnet.org, Academics & Research, JPS Nurse Residency Program for additional information.

 

Q: What are the eligibility requirements?

A:

  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing program within the last 6 months
  • Must not have any previous RN practice experience
  • Must pass NCLEX prior to start of Residency
  • Must have valid and unencumbered Texas RN licensure prior to hire date
  • Must have current BLS from American Heart Association

 

Q: What happens after I apply for the JPS Nurse Residency Program?

A: If you are selected to move forward in the process you will receive an email with the required documents that you will need to submit to complete your application.   

 

Q: What happens if I am not selected to move forward in the JPS Nurse Residency Program?

A: If you are not selected to move forward you will be notified.  We will keep your information on file for 90 days, should our needs change.

 

Q: Who may I contact if I have further questions about the JPS Nurse Residency application process?

A: You can email your questions to nursing@jpshealth.org

 

 


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