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Registered Nurse New Grad Residency Program

Registered Nurse New Grad Residency Program

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Full Time
Multiple Shifts Available
Shift Hours 
7a - 7p, 7p -7a

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PLEASE NOTE: New Grad Residency positions have been filled through December 2017. Applications will be reviewed for placement in 2018, and interviews will be scheduled starting in November 2017.


The New Graduate Nursing Residency Program is tailored for graduating nursing students of accredited institutions to complete a twelve month curriculum. Residents will complete rotations per an individualized learning development plan crafted to expand horizons at one of the following hospitals:

Raritan Bay Medical Center – Old Bridge or Perth Amboy
Bayshore Community Hospital – Holmdel
Riverview Medical Center – Red Bank
Jersey Shore University Medical Center – Neptune
Ocean Medical Center – Brick
Southern Ocean Medical Center – Manahawkin


How have you impacted someone’s life today? At Meridian Health our nursing teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of nursing services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

A day in the life of a Registered Nurse at Meridian includes:
Delivery of nursing practices according to the most up-to-date evidence-based research, nursing policies, and standards of care, to provide and ensure safe and excellent delivery of individualized patient care
Ongoing communication with patients, nursing colleagues and other members of the health care team regarding patient’s status, rendered care and treatment plans
Medication administration utilizing the newest advancements in bar-scanning and documentation technologies designed to ensure the safest delivery of medications to our patients
Ongoing Point-of-Care electronic documentation of each individual patient’s assessments, plan-of-care, interventions and evaluation of rendered care
Patient and family centered education aimed at optimizing health, wellness and disease management
Multi-disciplinary discharging of patients to ensure safe transitioning and continuum of care




Valid New Jersey Nursing license and CPR/BLS certification is required before starting the program
Degree in Nursing required (AAS, BS or MS)**
The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Find out why for six consecutive years (2010-2015), Meridian Health has been recognized as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE magazine and is ranked as #1 of the “Top Ten Companies for Women”.


**New RNs hired without a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing will be required to obtain a BSN within 3 years as a condition of employment.


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