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New Graduate RN Residency: Southern Colorado

Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 165196
Date Posted: Apr 11, 2024

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Position: RN Graduate – practice specialty designation upon hire
Summary: Hired and enrolled in the UCHealth Nurse Residency Program, provides direct patient care using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Work Schedule: Full Time - rotating or unit specific, 0.9 FTE (72 hours per pay period)

For complete information about the Nurse Residency Program and application process at UCHealth, please visit: 

New Graduate Residency Program: UCHealth

At UCHealth, We Improve Lives

Picture yourself on a dynamic team improving lives in the following way(s):

  • Provides top of scope practice in direct patient care utilizing the nursing process
  • Values a multidisciplinary team approach to achieve exceptional outcomes 
  • Prioritizes wellness, a patient perspective and evidence-based practice
  • Models proficiency through precepting those new to healthcare and/or UCHealth 
  • Welcomes new knowledge in a fast paced, innovative clinical environment 
  • Contributes to secure safety and quality at the point of care 

Location: The Southern Colorado Region includes the following Hospitals -

Memorial Hospital Central (Colorado Springs, CO)
Memorial Hospital North (Colorado Springs, CO)
Grandview Hospital (Colorado Springs, CO)
Pikes Peak Regional Hospital (Woodland Park, CO)

Available Specialty Positions:

Memorial Hospital Central:

· Cardiac (Acute Care)

·HOPE (Addiction Recovery)

·Medical/Renal 5N (Acute Care)

·Med Surg 3E (Acute Care)

·Med Surg 4E (Acute Care)

·Med Surg 6E (new unit, Acute Care)

·Neurosciences (Acute Care)

·Oncology (Inpatient)

·Ortho Trauma (Acute Care)

·Staffing Services (Float Pool, covers Acute Care units)

·Surgical Trauma (Acute Care)

·Birth Center

·Mother Baby

·Cardiac ICU

·Neuro Trauma ICU

·Progressive Care Unit (PCU)

Memorial Hospital North:

·High Acuity (Medical/Cardiac)

·Med Surg (2nd floor, Acute Care)

·Med Surg (3rd floor, Acute Care)

·Birth Center

·Mother Baby

·Operating Room


  • Requirements:

    • Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program.
    • Required Licensure / Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date and valid through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire; all renewals must be completed through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

    Pay Rate:

    Effective 3/17/24 the pay rate for this position is: $32.01 - $37.06 / hour based on RN Graduate Specialty upon hire.

    Questions? Please, contact:

    [email protected]

    We improve lives. In big ways through learning, healing, and discovery. In small, personal ways through human connection. But in all ways, we improve lives.

    UCHealth invests in its Workforce.

    UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

    UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

    • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
    • Retirement plans to include 403(b) matching
    • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
    • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
    • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
    • Wellness benefits
    • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
    • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

    Loan Repayment:

    • UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program! UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

    UCHealth always welcomes talent. This position will be open for a minimum of three days and until a top applicant is identified.

    UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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