Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford RN New Grad Residency Program Clinical Nurse I (1.0 FTE) in Palo Alto, California


New Graduate RN Residency Program

Program Start Date: April 2017

Applications accepted: 10/17/2016 - 10/31/2016

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

At Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, an internationally recognized pediatric and obstetric facility in Palo Alto, California, we have partnered with Vizient to develop the region's first RN New Graduate Residency. This unique program goes beyond the traditional new graduate program by providing a comprehensive evidenced-based transition that prepares new graduate nurses for a highly complex and fast-paced acute care environment. This is a 1 yearRN New Graduate Residency, which will provide you with a supportive network of senior nurses, preceptors, mentors and debriefs to help augment your academic education with professional, clinical experience. Beyond one-on-one guided clinical experience with a preceptor, classes and skills lab education and a structured mentor program, this unique residency offers an easy-to-use web portal and supportive self-care/debriefing groups.

Submission of ALL documentation for the 2016 LPCH Pediatric RN Residency Program, which includes:

• Completed online application, with all questions answered and the online Talent Plus Assessment within 24 hours of submitting profile to the position.

• Preferably no inpatient paid RN work experience.

• GRADUATE from a BSN or MSN program accredited by the NLNAC (National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), with graduation dates from 12/1/2015 and 12/31/2016

• Two (2) signed reference letters from the School of Nursing Clinical Faculty on a school letterhead.

• Most recent unofficial transcripts, as well as transfer transcripts ( if applicable).

• Cover letter indicating why you want to join Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

• Download and complete theClinical Hours Tablewith your clinical rotation/ preceptor ship information.

• Willingness to complete a 1 yearResidency Program, with no interruptions.

• Graduates of online or distance nursing programs are not accepted.


Required: Current California RN license by April 7, 2017

Current BLS certification issued by the American Heart Association, valid through the end of the RN Residency Program.

For more information on the RN Residency Program please click on the link below. Also, on the page there will be a link for FAQs that can help you during the application process.

However, if you are still experiencing difficulties applying or have any questions, please email Danielle Li at In the subject line, please put the word “RN Residency Application Technical Difficulties" and include your resume, transcripts and letters of recommendation with the email. Please make sure to include your contact information. We will reach out to you within 1-3 business days. Please note this program was formerly called our Versant program.

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability. Women and men, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.