• Nursing Residency Program

    Wellmont Health System's nursing residency program is designed to successfully transition new graduate nurses from nursing school to professional practice.

    Why choose Wellmont's nursing residency program?

    Wellmont's nursing residency program is a comprehensive orientation program that offers a number of benefits for qualified graduate nurses.

    • Join one of the largest employers and healthcare leaders in the Tri-Cities region
    • Application of clinical knowledge and new skills in a state-of-the-art healthcare environment
    • Opportunity to excel in the field of nursing through professional growth and autonomy
    • One-on-one partnership with experienced mentors
    • Support network and education to develop critical thinking skills and new graduate competence

    Qualifications and deadlines for application

    To participate, applicants must be a graduate nurse of an accredited school of nursing. 

    All new graduate nurses or licensed nurses with less than six months of experience at Wellmont Health System are required to participate in the nurse residency program in order to achieve a smooth transition from a student-nurse setting to a registered nurse. 

    All requested documentation and forms must be submitted in order for your employment application or transfer request submission to be considered for the Wellmont Nursing Residency Program.

    How do I get started?

    Interested candidates must complete and submit all information in the appropriate application packet as well as an online application. To begin an online application, visit Job Search and apply for the position of Staff Nurse at the Wellmont Health System facility you are interested in for employment. 

  • Contact a nurse recruiter

    If you have what it takes, have a burning desire to excel in the field of nursing and want to join a healthcare leader, contact a nurse recruiter today.