Graduate Nurse Residency Program

July 2017 Residency Online Application

The Harris Health System Graduate Nurse Residency Program is an evidence-based and organizationally constructed program whose goals include best-practice guidelines aimed at supporting new graduates transition to practice.

This 12-month program is designed to provide a collaboration of education and practice aimed at providing new graduates planned practice experiences with qualified nurses who have received formal training in their role as preceptor. New graduates receive support from their preceptor, education and leadership teams in the development of five transition core competencies, which include communication and teamwork, patient centered care, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and informatics.

 Residency Requirements:

  • Current copy of résumé
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing (BSN required)
  • GN permit or RN license from the state of TX prior to beginning employment
  • Graduate nurse with less than one year experience
  • Two letters of recommendation from current nursing faculty
  • Current nursing school transcript (Official transcript to be submitted by initial interview)
  • Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider

*Ideal candidate will have a GPA of 3.0 or greater

Harris Health System offers comprehensive day-1 benefits, incredible career and educational opportunities, and highly competitive salaries.

Click here to apply. On Search/View Job Postings page under Keywords type Graduate Nurse Residency

If you need further guidance in applying please click on the following link: "How to Apply" 

Once you have successfully applied online, you will be notified about our information session via e-mail within three weeks. You must submit all of your supporting documents at the information session.

2017 online applications open on the following dates:
January 2 - February 10, 2017 

Contact Elle Pallugna for more information at

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