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Recruitment and Applications
Tracey Fargo,
Nurse Residency Program Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant, Talent Management & Operations  Human Resources 

Adult Tracks:
Sandra Sanker
Associate Program Manager

Pediatric Tracks:
Josie McDonald 
Associate Program Manager   


VUMC's Nurse Residency Program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is proud to offer a Nurse Residency Program to help you navigate your role as a graduate nurse.  We are committed to helping you stay on course to deliver safe, effective, quality patient care as you onboard into the clinical setting as a healthcare professional. 

As a new nurse, we will guide your transition to professional practice by supporting your orientation and ongoing professional development needs. Throughout the year you will focus on delegation and time management, patient engagement, diversity, nursing quality and safety, research and evidence-based practice, ethical decision making, and building your own emotional toolkit. 

Choose your starting destination from these different track options.

Now Accepting Applications for Summer/Fall 2019 
begining Jan 7 -Feb 11, 2019

Interview dates:  
March 4 - April 5, 2019

Start date options for 2019:  
- May 13 
- July 8
- July 22 
- Oct. 14

Click here (if needed, reference 1811148 in the keyword search section).

If you have been hired into the Winter/Spring 2019 NRP Cohort, the start dates are:

  • February 11, 2019 
  • February 25, 2019
  • May 13, 2019
Effective Fall 2018 nurse residents are required to be licensed prior to their start date. Residents that can provide official documentation of successful NCLEX results and pending application for TN RN licensure (or a state that is part of the enhanced nurse licensure compact) will be considered eligible to start. 
See FAQs for more information.