Steps for Applying to VUMC's Nurse Residency Program

  • Start the application process by clicking on the "apply now" link on the right side of this page.  After clicking on "apply now," enter the position code (requisition number 1705906) in the "Search by Keyword" box on the next screen.
  • Within 72 hours of application, you will receive an email with instructions that will direct you to a second site where you will enter additional information specific to the Nurse Residency Program.
  • At this site, you will submit the following information:
    - Your track selection
    - E-mail contact information for 2 clinical faculty who will serve 
      as references. 
      The faculty will receive an email message from us with a link that they will
      use to submit your reference using our template. 
    - E-mail contact for  your Dean’s office so we can confirm your cumulative 
      and nursing GPA in addition to your projected graduation date
    - Your work, volunteer and leadership experience
    - Any intern or externship experience
  • From this site, you will be able to monitor the status of your references (whether or not they have been received)
  • Once all required components are complete, you will be able to do a final submission of your packet.
  • Complete packets must be received before the posted deadline.
  • Communication will be sent to all candidates prior to the September interview session. This communication will happen within two weeks of the application deadline.  

For additional information or questions, e-mail tracey.fargo@vanderbilt.edu

The Nurse Licensure Compact Explained
from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
(video approx. 5 minutes)