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Nurse Residency Program
Dedicated to supporting and developing new nurses in their careers

Baystate Health's Nurse Residency Program is an accredited, paid residency program designed for Registered Nurses with less than 12 months of clinical nursing experience. We accept applications year-round!

Nurse Residency Program

Baystate Health’s Nurse Residency Program is a 10-month paid residency program designed for Registered Nurses with less than 10 months of clinical RN nursing experience.

How to Apply

We accept applications to the program year-round. You will be placed in a nurse resident cohort that corresponds to your date of hire.

When applying, submit a current resume and a cover letter. In the cover letter include a brief description of your background, short-term and long-term goals, and your top three clinical areas of interest, as well as anything else you would like to mention.

Program Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing (ADN, BSN)
  • Less than 10 months of clinical RN nursing experience
  • Active license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Massachusetts (License is not required to apply, but you must be licensed to begin the program.)

Apply here!

We're Committed to Your Success

During the program, you will work directly with a unit preceptor and nurse educator for clinical instruction combined with classroom-style seminars and skills/simulation sessions.

Our collaborative learning approach is designed to provide the knowledge base and skill set needed to successfully transition into the role of a professional nurse.

Baystate Health is a dynamic organization that offers many unique opportunities to support and advance your career as a Registered Nurse.

Our benefits support a healthy work life balance—We're a top employer in Massachusetts according to Forbes!

Baystate Health is the regional campus of the UMass Chan Medical School.

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