Graduate Nurse Residency Program at UCHealthCongratulations on your upcoming graduation from nursing school!

Are you prepared to take that giant step from student to professional nurse? The Nurse Residency Program at Memorial Hospital is designed to help facilitate your transition into your first role as a professional nurse.

As a new RN in our Nurse Residency Program, you will participate in a one-year program that is designed to provide necessary support while you continue to gain knowledge and leadership skills. This program has proven to provide a strong foundation for your nursing career. Many of our graduates are now preceptors, charge nurses, team leads and clinical managers.

Nurse Residency Program highlights

  • General hospital orientation to gain insight on our culture and our focus on patient safety
  • Variety of skill-based, hands-on activities to prepare for unit orientation
  • Extensive structured orientation guided by formally trained preceptors
  • Monthly residency support sessions to ease the transition to a professional role
  • Meetings with hospital experts to learn about topics related to patient outcomes, leadership and professional development
  • Small group sessions led by clinical experts to provide tailored education specific to your unit or service line

2018 Program dates/deadlines


July 23, 2018
October 29, 2018

Application information

To be considered, all parts of the application must be received online by the application deadline.

General information
Applicant eligibility
Application Requirements (please note our new two-step application process)
Interviewing process
Nurse licensure
Memorial - UCHealth Nursing Unit Descriptions