• Job Title: Staff Nurse - New Grad RN
  • Job ID: 453322
  • Location: University Hospitals
  • Department: University Hospital
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Not Applicable
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $26.37
  • Salary Range Max: $45.00

Position summary

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Health System Buckeye Nurse Residency Program provides support for the new graduate nurse as they transition from nursing student to professional clinician. Our program is a full-time, 6-month program and cohorts are added monthly. The program provides nurse residents with a variety of opportunities to develop critical thinking skills related to clinical practice and safe patient care. The program is designed to develop new nurses as leaders and productive health care team members as they advance from novice to competent nurse.

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center Health System specializes in various care areas including medical and surgical, cardiac, neurological, progressive care, rehabilitation emergency medicine and mental health. The Buckeye Nurse Residency Program incorporates Patricia Benner's theoretical model of novice to expert and facilitates socialization into the Health System through hands-on clinical experience, in-depth classroom and simulation experiences, and ongoing professional and personal development. Each resident will receive support from the Nurse Residency Director, unit Educator and unit managers as well as cohort peers.

The Ohio State University Medical Center's mission is focused on integrating quality patient care, teaching and research. The Registered Nurse / Patient Care Coordinator (RN-PCC) functions as a member of a team of care providers cultivating collaboration, enthusiasm, and mutual respect. The team provides patient care and supportive services directed towards achievement of positive patient care outcomes, maximizing the patient's involvement in his/her own plan of care, improving service levels, reducing the length of hospitalization, and decreasing costs. Patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient focused care through the integrated skills of all care team members. The RN-PCC is responsible for managing and providing care to the patient and his/her family, and for directing and supervising nursing care provided by other members of the patient care team. The RN-PCC is responsible for assessing, prescribing, implementing, coordinating, delegating and evaluating the nursing care of patients. The RN-PCC prioritizes patient care needs and provides leadership to, and development of, the patient care team.

Positions can be located at University Hospital, Ross Heart Hospital, East Hospital, Brain & Spine Hospital, Dodd Hospital & Harding Hospital.

Education and experience

Graduate from a CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) or ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing) accredited nursing program required; current licensure or interim permit in the practice of registered nursing from the State of Ohio Board of Nursing required; previous experience in a relevant care setting preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.