Nurse Residency Coordinator
Providing quality, compassionate care is key to fulfilling our mission: to make life better for children. That’s why we make exceptional training opportunities a priority at Children’s Health. We recognize that it takes devoted and motivated nurses like you to continue to allow us to provide the superior care that has captured the attention of U.S. News & World Report. Children’s Health has been named one of the best pediatric hospitals in the nation and is ranked in all ten specialties — a distinction enjoyed by no other pediatric hospital in the region.
Here you will learn from the best. Our exemplary nurses attained Magnet® Designation, an elite award by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet® Designation recognizes superior nursing care— a benchmark of quality and adherence to best practices that places Children’s among the top 5 percent of pediatric hospitals in the country.
If you’re considering a career specializing in the care of children, Children’s Health offers the year-long Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program to transition new graduate nurses to professional practice. The program is designed for new graduate nurses from BSN programs who want to specialize in pediatric nursing. Residency opportunities are available in Critical Care Services, Acute Care Services, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, Emergency Department and Perioperative Services. The curricular framework provided by the Residency Program is designed to support the transition from advanced beginner to competent professional.
July 2018 Residency
Application open: January 9, 2018
Application close: February 9, 2018
The Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program is a yearlong residency built upon evidenced-based curriculum. During the program, nurse residents will participate in a series of learning and work experiences that are geared toward transition to a competent professional. At the end of the program, nurse residents will have improved confidence, competence, prioritization, communication skills, and decreased stress levels.
Upon completion of the NRP, the nurse resident will:
We are one of the largest providers of pediatric general surgery in the North Texas region. Our team of pediatric surgeons provides diagnosis, consultation, treatment and follow-up care 24 hours a day. We perform over 4,300 surgeries annually at four convenient locations.