Nursing Residency Program

Midland Memorial Hospital's RN Residency consists of 25 percent classroom instruction and 75 percent hands-on training at the bedside. It features instructor-led courses on current and emerging clinical guidelines and standards including clinical preceptors providing personalized bedside training, mentors offering personal support and career development guidance and debriefing sessions creating a forum for exchange among residents. The residency also uses state-of-the-art web-based technology to efficiently execute the program.

FAQ

Who is eligible for the Nurse Residency Program?
New graduate RNs and LVNs or RNs and LVNs with less than 6 months experience are eligible to apply for the nurse residency program. Others will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

What are the licensure requirements?
You must be signed up to take the NCLEX within 30 days of employment. You must also have a GN license from the BON.

When is the next residency?
We offer multiple residency programs per year that start at the beginning of the month in January, June, August and October. Applications are posted three months prior to the start of the residency.

What is the schedule? 
The Nurse Residency Program is a one-year long program that requires a full time commitment. Time off is reviewed and considered by the director of the units in which you are hired into. Time off during the core portion of the program is granted as an emergency basis during the program. The program has different phases, during Phase 1 the schedule is Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, during the remaining phases the shifts can vary, from a 8-hour shift to a 12-hour shift.

Can I go to any unit? 
Nurse Residency Program residents can be placed in any units with openings. Limited spaces may exist in specialty areas, such as Labor & Delivery, Emergency Department, and Intensive Care Units.

When is the deadline to apply?
Applications are open at all times during the year. Please indicate which cohort you will be applying for in the application. The deadline for submission is at least one month before the start of the cohort.

What paperwork gets me started?

  • A completed Midland Memorial Hospital job application. Click here to apply online.
  • Resume
  • At least two letters of reference from a clinical instructor, preceptor or direct supervisor on letterhead
  • Current BLS card (American Heart Association)
  • Official school transcript - This must be the final transcript once you graduate. GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred.
  • Nursing License (verification via Texas Board of Nursing website prior to cohort)

All parts of the application should be typed. The job application may be submitted online or in person. All other components of the Nurse Residency application must be mailed to:

Midland Memorial Hospital
Human Resources
400 Rosalind Redfern Grover Parkway
Midland, Texas 79701