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New Graduate Nurse Opportunities at North Kansas City Hospital

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At North Kansas City Hospital, we pride ourselves on having a work environment that’s filled with compassion, teamwork and respect. We provide personally focused orientation for graduate nurses, as well as offer a variety of new graduate programs that can help ensure their success here.

As a new nurse, you will have the unique opportunity to participate in the following programs:

New Graduate Nurse Residency Program

Our Nurse Residency Program will help you gain the confidence and skills to successfully transition to professional nursing. Each graduate nurse receives orientation that combines classroom and hands-on experience for 12-16 weeks, depending on unit assignment.

During this program, you’ll be supported by preceptors, nurse educators and your nurse manager. You’ll also receive regular feedback and ideas to help you enhance your success.

Nursing Fellowship Program

North Kansas City Hospital’s Nursing Fellowship Program gives graduate nurses the opportunity to advance and refine their skills through a combination of classroom instruction and clinical experience. Nurses who are accepted into this program must work at North Kansas City Hospital for a year. Upon completion of the Nursing Fellowship Program, participants can obtain ACLS certification and apply for available positions in their assigned unit.

Nursing Fellowships are offered in the areas of:

  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Maternity Care Nursing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Perioperative Nursing
  • Progressive Care Nursing

Strengthen your foundation for an exceptional nursing career at North Kansas City Hospital. View our nursing opportunities for new graduates.


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Jennifer's Story

BS RN-Oncology, Jennifer

"The Student Nurse Program at North Kansas City Hospital is extremely valuable to any nursing student. The opportunity to work in the units, and have direct patient contact, helps prepare a nursing student for his or her career. After graduation, the Nurse Residency Program does a wonderful job of preparing graduate nurses to take on their new roles with confidence. The nursing educators here are second-to-none!"

RN, BSN – Oncology