Sherwood Nurse Residency

CommonSpirit Health

Job title: Sherwood Nurse Residency

Company: CommonSpirit Health

Job description: At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in the healing power of humanity. We invite you to explore our specialty areas and pursue a career in humankindness.

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: RN Residency Program
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72

The posted compensation range of $28.19 – $39.05 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-285196 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule Varies; 12hr shifts Remote No Category New Grad Nursing

Job Details


CHI St. Vincent a regional health network serving Arkansas is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4500 coworkers 1000 medical staff and 500 volunteers we consistently receive praise for care advancements. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs are two of just over 400 Magnet hospitals nationwide and two of just four in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Arkansas’s first hospital to achieve Magnet status earned its first re-designation as a Magnet hospital for its continued commitment to nursing excellence on May 24 2018 and employs the highest standards of quality and ensures that patient care and safety are the top priority. Studies show that Magnet hospitals have better overall patient outcomes than non-Magnet hospitals.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care pet care senior caregivers housekeepers & more.Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft Adoption AssistanceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness Programs

The Nurse Residency Program (NRP) at CHI St. Vincent prepares new graduates in nursing to enter practice in the acute care environment. For over 125 years, CHI St Vincent has been dedicated to preparing new nurses for entry into practice. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, with an excellent program for new graduates interested in a nursing career that is built on a firm foundation. By maintaining a high level of knowledge and skill among all who serve our patients, we provide high quality nursing care.

With over 750 transitioned RN Residents from 26 U.S. states and 5 foreign countries, CHI St. Vincent offers a supportive pathway into nursing practice for the new graduate nurse. Simulation, didactic courses, clinical experiences, reflection, and continuous feedback are offered to participants to ensure success.

The program prepares nursing graduates to:

Care for patients with increasing levels of acuity and complexity in the hospital setting

Develop clinical nursing leadership at point of care

Improve patient safety and quality of care

Foster critical thinking skills

Bring evidence-based practice to the bedside

Strengthen the commitment to the profession of nursing and develop individual career goals

Facilitate clinical and leadership skills necessary to be a successful member of the health care team


n accordance with our mission and core values, the registered nurse will perform care requiring specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills based on the application of the nursing process. The RN uses assessment skills to ensure multidisciplinary patient care and teamwork to meet established practice guidelines, unit specific policies, and regulatory standards.

Must have completed an accredited nursing program (Diploma, Associates, Bachelors, Masters)

Must have less than 6 months experience as a Registered Nurse in acute care

Must hold a temporary or permanent Arkansas nursing license (required before date of hire – not required for application

We currently have availability in specialty Med/Surg, Critical Care, Cardiac and Psych.

We would love to help you take the next step in your nursing career!


We are offering a $10,000 Sign on Bonus to new nurse grads who meet the following eligibility requirements:

Active, unencumbered Registered Nurse license

BLS required

ACLS required on telemetry units within 12 months of hire

*Required Documents **

Upload, along with your application submission:

  • A Professional Resume
  • Cover Letter detailing the area interest (preferred track)
  • The avaliable tracks include: Med/Surg, Critical Care, Cardiac and Psych.
  • Unofficial Transcript with cumulative hours of credit and cumulative GPA. (current)

*New Graduate Nurses are hired into all clinical areas, including specialty areas, depending on need.

Start Date: June 2023

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Nursing excellence

starts with you.

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing – then you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.” – Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Potential Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Little Rock Nurse Residency at CHI St Vincent Health?

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

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At CommonSpirit Health, your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, leave, and other programs. Please explore what we have to offer below.

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Expected salary: $28.19 – 39.05 per hour

Location: Sherwood, AR

Job date: Sun, 22 Jan 2023 08:20:21 GMT

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