New Graduate RN/Re-Entry Training Program
Northern Arizona Healthcare - Cottonwood, AZ

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Associate's Degree
BLS- required
New Graduate RN/Re-Entry Training Program - VVMC (June 2013)

Discover an exceptional healthcare career in a spectacular part of the country at Verde Valley Medical Center, a part of Northern Arizona Healthcare, where we are dedicated to improving the health of the people and the community we serve.

NAH is the largest healthcare organization in Northern Arizona serving almost one half of the state, employing over 2,400 people and providing more than 150,000 patient visits each year among our three unique facilities.

*99 bed acute care hospital
*Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
*Certified Level One Perinatal Center
*24 hour Emergency Services
*On-site medically dedicated helicopter
*Verde Valley Joint Replacement Program

WE ARE HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING UNITS: CRITICAL CARE, TELEMETRY, MED/SURG

THESE POSITIONS WILL BE FULL-TIME, 36 HOURS PER WEEK DURING THE TRAINING PROGRAM WHICH LASTS APPROXIMATELY 3-6 MONTHS. UPON COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM, THE JOB STATUS WILL CHANGE TO 0 BUDGETED HOURS, NON-BENEFIT ELIGIBLE. EMPLOYEES WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR OPEN POSITIONS WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION.


WE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM APPLICANTS THAT MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

-CURRENT NURSING STUDENTS GRADUATING IN MAY 2013.
OR
-NURSES WITH A VALID ARIZONA STATE NURSING LICENSE.
-CANDIDATES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY GRADUATED FROM AN ACCREDITED NURSING PROGRAM.

This program is designed to assist in the transition from school to a community-based, not-for-profit healthcare system that is among the most technologically advanced hospitals in Arizona!

We provide a comprehensive training program that is designed to guide you to integrate your medical knowledge with your technical skills. working with a skilled and dedicated preceptor, you will receive a minimum of 80 hours of classroom training complimented with at least 120 hours of unit based training. This program allows you to assume more and more responsibility in your new career so that you will feel confident in your ability to provide the best patient care.

Benefits of Northern Arizona Healthcare:
*Tuition reimbursement for continuing education - up to $5,250 per year.
*Medical benefits effective the 1st of the month following date of hire.
*Excellent nursing ratios that are CNA supported.

We value the contributions of our employees and provide them with excellent compensation and benefits, as well as many opportunities for professional development.
*Cafeteria-style benefits plan.
*lifepath (Employee Wellness Program).
*401(k) plan with employer match.
*Employee Assistance Program.
*Employee recognition program.
*Paid Time Off (PTO).

Please provide the following information along with your application. All materials must be submitted with your application or before the posting closes in order to be considered for the training program:
*Current resume
*Unofficial copy of your college transcripts

** Please note - if you are a current employee of Northern Arizona Healthcare system, you must complete these requirements as well.**

-GPA of 3.0 or higher - required .
-Graduate or anticipated graduation date of May 2013 from an accredited School of Nursing - required .
-BLS (American Heart Assoc.) - required upon hire.

**ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS THROUGH MARCH 22, 2013**
**EXTERNAL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATION BY 4:30PM M.S.T. ON MARCH 15, 2013**
THIS VACANCY WILL BE CLOSED AT 4:30PM M.S.T. ON MARCH 22, 2013.

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