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RN New Grad Residency - Adult Health and Critical Care

Salem, Oregon
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
RN New Grad Residency - Adult Health and Critical Care
Job Locations US-OR-Salem
ID 2022-10465
Category Nursing Position Type Full time - Benefit eligible Minimum Salary USD $42.44/Hr. Maximum Salary DOE Shift Variable Work Schedule Varies


Pioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement.

As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind.

We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community: Theres something about Salem, Oregon!


Total Rewards Offerings:Salem Health's comprehensive benefits package prioritizes your mental and physical health, financial stability, family obligations and professional growth.

  • Excellent hiring incentives (start bonus/relocation assistance) for qualified candidates
  • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans; Basic and voluntary life insurance; Short and long-term disability
  • Live Well Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) accrual and holiday pay
  • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 access
  • Education assistance program
  • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
  • Food and drink discounts in the cafeteria and pharmacy
  • Impressive discounts offered by Nike, Adidas, Carhartt and others

Hiring Incentives for qualified candidates:

Up to $10,000 start bonus

Relocation assistance available

Core Functions:

  • Participate in our uniquely designed training which was developed to support new RN graduates and effectively prepare them to utilize the nursing process to provide safe, quality healthcare to patients with a variety of acute and critical, medical, surgical and rehabilitation needs.
    • Course content and curriculum is based upon recommendations of the National League of Nursing (NLN), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and the American Nurses Association (ANA), and various peer-reviewed articles. The residency is then tailored specifically to the culture of Salem Health.


  • Requires BSN or non-nursing Bachelor's Degree with MSN. Bachelor of Arts in nursing also accepted.
  • Candidates with an Associate's degree in nursing (ADN) also encouraged to apply. *Agreement to complete BSN within three (3) years of hire required
  • Less than one (1) year of acute care nursing experience required.
  • Unencumbered licensure to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon required by date of hire
  • BLS issued by the American Heart Association required on hire. ACLS from the American Heart Association is required upon hire for positions in ICU/CVCU.


This purpose of the posting is to fill job openings within our organization on an ongoing basis. Note that not all patient care areas may be hiring at any given time, so flexibility when selecting a desired unit is highly encouraged.

Patient care areas/units may include:

  • General Surgery
  • Medical Surgical
  • Medical Surgical Oncology
  • Float Pool
  • Clinical Decisions Unit
  • Medical Telemetry
  • Medical Unit
  • Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Neuro Trauma Care Unit (NTCU)
  • Cardiovascular Care Unit (CVCU)
  • Surgical Neuro Trauma Care Unit
  • Orthopedics

For additional information on Salem Health's commitment to Nursing Excellence, please visit


Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at my.recruiter@


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  • Job Reference: 701671714-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Salem Health
  • Location: Salem, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent