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Providence RN Resident - Oncology (March 2021) in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Resident to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

Our Residency Program transitions new graduate nurses into practice emphasizing inter-professional, collaborative and patient-centered care. Our comprehensive specialty curriculum includes online and classroom based learning, clinical simulation, skills development and unit orientation with specialty trained preceptors. The Residency Program is designed to support our residents professional development through their first year of practice.

This is a 0.9 FTE (36 hours per week), variable shift position.

This cohort is scheduled to start on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Application Process:

  • Apply: Be sure to upload your resume and cover letter to your application. Awards, honors and letters of recommendation are optional. Applications are accepted prior to receiving your RN license. We also accept applications from RN's that have experience outside of a hospital setting.

  • Phone Interview: Qualified applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a phone interview with a Recruiter.

  • In-person or Video Interview: Select candidates will be contacted to schedule either an in-person interview or video interview with Managers and peer interview team. Interviews will begin in November and will be completed in January.

  • References: You will be asked to submit your references prior to the scheduled in-person or video interview with the Managers.

  • Offer: Successful candidates will be contacted by Talent Acquisition with an offer of employment.

  • Post-Offer: Candidates who have accepted an offer must complete a background check, drug screen, license and cert verifications, education verification and a health screen.

  • Start Date: RN residents must start this cohort on March 1st*. Residents complete training on the unit hired to and typically continue working on the same unit after the training is complete. Most residents are assigned to 12 hour night shifts.

*Please note: The Residency Program is an intense program and personal time off during the orientation period (estimated 12 weeks to 18 weeks) cannot be accommodated outside of normally scheduled days off.

In this position you will:

  • Work with a preceptor and assume increasing responsibility during the residency.

  • Demonstrate competencies in populations served at the completion of residency.

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

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

  • Foster a learning environment for patients/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, integrates and disseminates research and evidence based practice.

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


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing within 3 years of hire.

  • Completed a pre-licensure nursing program and is newly licensed.

  • Active Washington State RN license.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) - (BLS Provider) upon hire.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing upon hire

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: RN Resident

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 277615