East Tennessee Pediatric Nurse Training
The Pediatric Nurse Residency program at East Tennessee Children’s
Hospital is a highly competitive year-long orientation program for recent
nursing graduates to those with less than one year of experience. The
program begins with a specially designed classroom orientation followed
by working closely with an experienced preceptor on the unit. The program
allows novice nurses to build upon and utilize existing knowledge and
skill as they progress towards becoming proficient pediatric nurses.
The Nurse Residency program is offered throughout the year. For more information
regarding application dates, please
contact Human Resources.
- One year or less of nursing experience
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program, Baccalaureate or Associate degree
with a desire to complete Bachelor of Science in nursing
What to Expect
This paid Pediatric Nurse Residency program is a highly supportive and
engaging experience that includes didactic classroom learning opportunities,
simulation and hands-on learning. Nurse Residents expand their clinical
knowledge and experience while continuously strengthening their skills
as they develop competency in pediatric nursing.