Program overview

Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado and Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado offer a Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency Program.

We value education and clinical excellence, providing a supportive residency for our BSN graduate nurses. Our nurse-to-patient ratios reflect a caring and quality framework to ensure best practices for patient safety and excellent care.

Nurses have an opportunity for career development through our active and extensive education and evidence-based practice research programs.

Designed with input from our graduate nurses, our one-year graduate nurse residency program is structured to provide the critical elements important for a successful transition into professional nursing practice.

2018 Program dates/deadlines

July 30, 2018
October 22, 2018

Program highlights

  • Choice of entry into clinical areas, including emergency department, intensive care, specialty units, women and infants, medical, surgical, post-trauma, orthopedics and neurosciences.
  • Formal orientation program with guided clinical experiences by competent, trained preceptors.
  • Program and unit oversight by clinical nurse specialists/clinical nurse educators.
  • Essential classes for practice: telemetry, critical care and others by specialty.
  • A positive professional environment with opportunities for collaborative, collegial relations with all disciplines.
General information
Applicant eligibility
Application requirements (Please note our new two-step application process.)
Interviewing process
Nurse licensure
Frequently asked questions

>> See Nursing Unit Descriptions for PVH and MCR