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Nurse Residency Program FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Commitment

There is a two-year tie to service required for participation in this program. More information is available from our Human Resources department: (785) 452-7026.



What is the start time of the residency program and how many nurses will be admitted?

The Nursing Residency Program will be offered twice a year; during the summer and winter months. Admission is limited.

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Is there an application process for the residency program?

Yes, there is an additional application process. Call our Human Resources Talent Management staff for details: (785) 452-7026.

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Do I have to sign a contract to be part of the Nursing Residency Program?

Yes, a two-year tie to service is required to be part of the residency program. Additional details will be provided by Human Resources once a job offer has been extended to a nurse.

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Do I have to be part of the residency program if I am a new graduate?

Currently, Salina Regional Health Center does not require new graduates to be a part of the Nursing Residency Program, however we strongly encourage participation.

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If I have been a nurse for more than one year, can I participate in the Nursing Residency Program?

No, the Nursing Residency Program is designed for new graduate nurses who are entering the acute care setting.

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Do I receive any continuing education credits for classes taken during the Nursing Residency Program?

Yes, continuing education credits will be given for the classes you attend during this program.

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Do I get paid while I am in the Nursing Residency Program?

Yes, you get paid while in residency. You will get paid during your classes and the orientation process.

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Will I be caring for patients while I am in the Nursing Residency Program?

Yes, you will be taking care of patients in your assigned unit.

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