Registered Nurse, RN Residency, Piedmont Atlanta, Fall 2021

Job Number: 2101542

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital - Atlanta, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Our purpose, our promise – to make a positive difference in every life we touch.


The RN Residency Program at Piedmont Healthcare is for new graduate Registered Nurses. The program is designed to help the Nurse Resident attain more clinical experience, knowledge of pathophysiology, and critical thinking skills to facilitate transition into professional nursing practice.



  •      Depending on departmental placement, consists of 9-16 weeks of education

  •      Unit specific preceptorship
  •      Online learning modules
  •      Didactic learning
  •      Opportunities available in Acute Care, Critical Care, Emergency Department, Women’s Services, Cardiovascular/Progressive Care, Transplant, and more!



Why Piedmont?

  • Our Culture

    • Patient Centered Care

    • Teamwork and collaboration

    • Dedication to quality, safety, and service

  • Our Opportunities

    • Career pathways

    • Continuing education opportunities

  • Our Compensation and Benefits

    • Competitive pay

    • 401K (6% match after 1 year/1000 hours worked)

  • Our Accolades

    • Named by Becker’s as one of the top 150 places to work in healthcare nationally.

    • Certified as a Great Place to Work, a designation based on positive employee feedback about workplace culture and their experience

    • AJC Top Workplace list for 5 consecutive years

    • Named by Forbes as one of the Top Ten Employers in Georgia

Program start dates are in October 2021



RESPONSIBLE FOR:  The staff nurse provides nursing care to patients from birth through the lifecycle utilizing nursing processes to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care for patients. He/she functions within the framework of the policies and procedures of the organization and demonstrates professional growth and accountability. The staff nurse is responsible for maintaining standards of practice, coordinating patient care activities of all assigned staff in the provision of quality nursing care


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Leadership Skills, Effective Communication Skills, Initiative, Independent Judgment, Ability to handle stressful environments



Graduate of a nursing program

New Graduates of a nursing program eligible

Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse
BLS certification required.

Bachelor's degree preferred
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable

Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.

Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.

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