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Prepare for success in the fast-paced hospital environment

Why Choose the Erlanger Nurse Residency Program?

So many great reasons! Our ANCC-accredited program helps new graduates and RNs with less than a year of experience smoothly transition into the role of professional nurse through clinical training, classroom instruction, peer support, and mentoring. With three cohorts per year – January, June and September – we’ll help you improve your success in clinical practice, while attaining career goals. 

Career Tracks

  • Adult Critical Care – Medical, Trauma, Surgical, Neurology, Cardiology, and Emergency
  • Adult Acute Care/Med Surg – Cardiac, Oncology, Trauma, Neurology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedic, Renal
  • Adult Intermediate Care – Cardiac Step Down Unit, Trauma Step Down Unit, eSTAR Surgical Unit
  • Women’s Services – Labor and Delivery, Mother Baby
  • Surgical Services – Perioperative Nursing
  • Pediatrics – Surgery, and Acute Care (January, June, and August only)
  • LPN Track – Adult Acute Care/Med Surg

Program Features

  • Advanced clinical classes include Erlanger Critical Care, Acute Care, AORN Periop 101, and Pediatrics.
  • Clinical rotations in a variety of units in career track before committing to a home department.
  • The opportunity to meet with hospital experts to learn about topics related to patient outcomes, leadership, and professional development at Erlanger
  • Monthly seminars for your first year of employment
  • Erlanger is an Accredited Practice Transition Program with Distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Learn More

Upcoming Cohorts & When to Apply

For Cohorts Starting… Application & Interview Window…
June January - April
September June - July
January  September - November

For more information, see our Frequently Asked Questions

News and Announcements

Pediatric Nurse Residency Match Day - Summer 2022


Adult Nurse Residency Match Day - Summer 2022