Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Transition Into Practice (TIP)-April 2021-RN Resident (New Grad), Orange County Locations in Irvine, California

Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) is hiring RN Residents (recent graduate RNs) into our Clinical Academy-Transition into Practice (TIP) Residency program at three of our Orange County Hospitals. These include St. Joseph of Orange, St. Jude in Fullerton, and Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach California.

We are seeking Registered Nurses who are:

  • New graduate RNs (those who are recent graduates or those with less than a year of RN experience) seeking a professional Residency transition program

Position Summary:

The Clinical Academy-Transition into Practice program (TIP) is committed to developing new graduates as a part of our strategic priority to ensure we provide the highest quality care to those we serve.

This RN professional development program is designed to support the newly licensed Resident’s progression from education into practice and into their first professional nursing role.

This Clinical Academy TIP program is offered throughout our Southern California hospitals. The following considerations are used for selection and candidate placement into various clinical areas:

  • Availability Varies : Availability of specific clinical areas for the TIP program varies at each hospital and are made into areas that offer growth and training opportunities

  • Shift Options : Typically we have more night shift opportunities than day shift assignments, so flexibility is key

  • Travel Between Hospitals : While a large portion of your training occurs at the hospital, some training will take place at other locations

  • Specialty options MAY Include:

  • Critical Care

  • Emergency Department

  • Float Pool-Assignments include working in 2-3 areas while in the program to gain added experience and training

  • Labor & Delivery

  • Medical Surgical/Telemetry/Neuro

  • Oncology

  • Operating Room

  • Post-Partum/Mother & Baby

  • Progressive Care (Step-down)

  • Behavioral Health

  • Orthopedics

· In this program you will:

  • Work with a preceptor and assume increasing responsibility during the program

  • Demonstrate competencies in populations served at completion of program

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate patient’s care to achieve patient goals and to optimize outcomes

  • Effectively advocate for ethical and holistic care by partnering in care planning to promote the autonomy, dignity, rights, values and beliefs of those we serve

  • Foster a learning environment for patient/families, nursing, and other members of the healthcare team including students

  • Align practice with safety and quality, be accountable for safety, identify and correct problems

  • Engage in ongoing professional development; promote a culture of inquiry that explores and integrates research and evidence-based practice.

  • Lead and coordinate teams, delegate, coordinate care and collaborate with others as part of the inter-professional care team to integrate nursing knowledge.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma upon hire (ASN or higher)

  • BSN degree required for consideration at St. Jude

  • Active California state RN license prior to start date

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers- American Heart Association

  • Other certifications specific to area of specialization, as required

  • If an internal candidate, meets eligibility requirements to post/request transfer

  • If an internal candidate, must interview with the ministry currently employed

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) or master’s degree in Nursing (MSN)

Next Steps :

To be considered for the program, please complete the application and attach a current resume to this posting

Interviews for our April cohort wil begin mid-February and go through early March.

Hires made into the program will begin on April 26th, 2021.

About Providence St. Joseph Health, Southern California:

In the last few years, Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health have become Providence St. Joseph Health, the 3rd largest not for profit health system in the US, with a total of 50 hospitals and 829 clinics.

Providence St. Joseph Health in California provides a full spectrum of care. These services include not only leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, but also outpatient health centers, numerous outreach programs and clinics serving those in need, and hospice and home care.

Our Orange County ministries:

  • St. Joseph of Orange – Orange, CA

  • St. Jude – Fullerton, CA

  • Mission Hospital – Mission Viejo & Laguna Beach, CA


Health: Medical – Blue Shield HMO and HRA/HSA plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, and Employee Assistance Program.

Wellness: Retirement –401(K), Paid-Time Off -Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, and optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan.

Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, and motivating managers.

Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice. These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.

The most important result: employee engagement We are proud of our dedicated employees practicing our core values. Because of them, the St. Joseph Health System was awarded the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award for three consecutive years. Only 12 organizations in the world received this distinguished accolade, which recognizes fully engaged workplaces.

Clinical Excellence When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one 'America's Best Hospitals' for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.

A haven that feels like home. St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.

Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: RN Resident