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Trinity Health Graduate Registered Nurse RN Residency Program in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


$20,000.00 Sign-on bonus available - Inquire about eligibility and detail!

Mercy Medical Center is looking for Graduate Registered Nurses for our Graduate Nurse Residency Program . The 12-month Nurse Residency Program at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, MA provides a comprehensive infrastructure in accordance with ANCC PTAP™ guidelines* to expand the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of a nurse to move from entry-level competence toward proficiency and expertise.


  • Projected to graduate (or already graduated) from a accredited College/University

  • Have less than12 months of RN experience or is a new graduate nurse.

  • Possess a valid Massachusetts RN license or

  • If you are a new graduate nurse, you must possess your RN license number the Monday before the Hospital Orientation start date.

  • All candidates will submit a current resume, with your cover letter attached, outlining relevant clinical and work experience, as well as if you are achieving a higher degree.

  • The cover letter should state you are a nurse resident, the number of months you have been practicing as an RN (should be less than 12) and your professional short- and long-term goals.

The Nurse Residency Program goals support the Nurse Resident to:

  • Transition successfully to a competent practitioner

  • Enhance the ability to provide quality, evidence-based care.

  • Advance critical thinking ability

  • Improve skills in clinical decision-making.

  • Become engaged as an entry level nurse leader at Mercy Medical Center.

  • During the program, residents will find a mixture of computer-based and classroom-based learning, as well as state-of-the-art simulation learning. The program focuses on practice-based learning utilizing simulation and skills lab, quality and safety for people centered care, evidence-based practice with implementation of an evidence-based practice project, and professional development and leadership.

Internal Candidates: If you are an employee, please apply through Workday ONLY as an internal employee . Do not apply through the external site. Please complete the application form on Workday and include your cover letter and resume as stated above.

Ministry/Facility Information

Mercy Medical Center has established itself as one of the leading providers of health care services in Western Massachusetts. Mercy Medical Center is a 182-bed acute care hospital in Springfield. Other facilities include Mercy's Rehabilitation Hospital, a comprehensive hospital-based rehabilitation center on the campus of Mercy Medical Center and Brightside for Families and Children, an outpatient service offering counseling and family support programs.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran