Registered Nurse, RN Residency, Summer 2022, Piedmont Newton

Job Number: 2201012

Piedmont Newton Hospital - Covington, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


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

Program will begin July 2022

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 department placement, consists of 9-16 weeks of education
  • Unit specific preceptorship
  • Online learning modules
  • Didactic learningOpportunities available in Acute Care, Critical Care, Emergency Dept, Women’s Services, Cardiovascular/Progressive Care, Transplant, and more!

 Why Piedmont?

Our Culture

  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Patient Centered-Care
  • 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)
  • Education Assistance program


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.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and 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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