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Applying to the Nurse Residency Program

Application Criteria

  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Have not been employed in an RN role

Application Dates

  • Check early spring (March) postings for July and September start dates.
  • Check late fall (November) postings for February start date.

Application Process

  1. Check job postings on the Baystate Career Opportunities Website for "New BSN Grad Residency Program" positions. Clinical areas may vary seasonally, depending on the current staffing needs of Baystate Medical Center.
  2. Complete the Baystate Medical Center online application form.
  3. Submit a current resume outlining relevant clinical and work experience.
  4. Attach a cover letter stating your short term and long term goals for a nursing career; reason for your interest in the Nurse Residency Program; and reasons you are interested in working at Baystate Medical Center. Download instructions for attaching a cover letter (Word doc)
  5. If you accept an offer, please prepare the following documents for Human Resources:
    • Your official transcript from the school of nursing you graduated from or your original diploma
    • Two letters of recommendation (from a faculty and a manager/supervisor)
    • Required only for Baystate VNA: current drivers license and proof of current auto insurance by start date
    • Provide current CPR certification by start date
  6. If selected you will be contacted for an interview.