Nurse Residency Program in Homecare
Experience the difference of caring for patients where they feel most comfortable—right in their own homes.
For recent graduates and nurses with less than a year of clinical experience
A 12-month, structured, one-on-one transition into professional practice
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Nascentia Health’s nurse residency program is a year-long experience that offers new nurses an alternate entry into professional practice in the growing homecare specialty.
Participants engage in hands-on instruction from highly experienced homecare preceptors to develop critical assessment and acute care skills. Additional competencies specific to homecare include procedures such as wound VAC therapy, pleural drainage, IV therapy, wound care, and more. The program has a strong focus on cultivating nurse residents’ ability to effectively identify and mitigate social determinants of health that impact patient health outcomes.
Next program starts July 2022
Applicants must be graduating from an accredited nursing program or already have their ADN or BSN with less than one year of clinical experience.
Nurse residents must pass the NCLEX within three months of hire.
Complete our online application for consideration for our next cohort.
During the 12 months of the program, participants will work one-on-one with experienced homecare instructors and will shadow skilled nurses on patient visits to hone their assessment, care management, and communication abilities.
“This is what nursing is all about—a unique opportunity to develop a one-on-one relationship with your patient and work with them to improve or maintain quality of life.”— JoAnn Racino, RN, Director of Clinical Education
Home care experts since 1890
Nascentia Health is a nonprofit healthcare provider headquartered in Syracuse, NY. As the area’s largest and most experienced homecare organization, we provide cutting-edge, evidence-based care to patients across the life span. Our nurse residency program is rooted in our deep foundation of community-based care expertise.