The Nurse Resident will actively participate in a 12-month clinical education opportunity designed to develop a professional nurse with a broad foundation in Pediatric Nursing, and strengthen critical thinking and clinical judgment abilities. The Nurse Resident will deliver competent and skilled care to patients and families with a team-orientation and with an emphasis on good customer relations.
Applications for the July 2020 Cohort will open December 2, 2019 and close February 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time
Applicants must graduate with a BSN between December 2019 - May 2020.
Applicants may only apply to one of the three tracks below.
Deadline for all documents is Thursday, February 6, 2020, 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. No documents are accepted after the deadline. No letters of recommendation are accepted after the deadline.
Graduated from an accredited baccalaureate nursing program (BSN) or an entry-level master's of nursing program (MSN).
Must be applying to serve in his or her first professional nursing role.
Associate degree only
Previous work experience as a licensed professional nurse
Candidates graduating with an Associate Degree-to-BSN who have previous work experience as a licensed professional nurse
Candidates with an LPN-to-BSN with previous work experience as a licensed professional nurse
Does not graduate within the time frame (no exceptions are granted)
Must pass the NCLEX prior to the start of the residency.
Applicants who have previously applied to the nurse residency program are ineligible to reapply.
Applicants may only apply to one of the three tracks.
Interview Week: March 2-6 2020 ONLY
Selection of Residents and Notification: March 16, 2020
Start of Residency: July 6, 2020
Internal Number: 38231
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.