As a new grad straight out of nursing school, you'll find the resources you need to make a difference and grow your clinical practice at Memorial Health System. Enhance your future, and that of countless others.
Our team is determined to continue building upon our reputation as a national leader in quality and progress in care. This objective requires something rare: a unique understanding of the value of nursing. And we have it, from the very top of our management team to the very smallest detail of care for every single patient.
That’s the reason we’ve made such a significant investment of time, effort, and resources in superior technology, comprehensive training, and thorough processes. We know that we have to prepare our nurses for anything—by providing everything they need to succeed. They have paid us and our patients back by performing at a consistently superior level throughout our system, bringing us prestigious accolades and impressive national recognition.
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As a grad straight out of nursing school, you’ll find the resources you need to make a difference and grow your clinical practice. Memorial supports you as you take your first step, and the next, through:
Variety of care settings and programs across our five hospitals—Springfield, Taylorville, Jacksonville, Lincoln, and Decatur.
The Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation on the Memorial Medical Center campus offers highly advanced simulation to master skills before applying them in the patient setting.
Tuition reimbursement and educational grant programs. ANCC-provided continuing education contact hours.
Nursing Team Onboarding and dedicated preceptors, designed to help you succeed in your transition from classroom to practice.
Professional Nursing Advancement Ladder, with eligibility for promotion, associated salary increases, achievement of national certification, and roles in nursing research studies.
WHY RECENT NURSING GRADUATES SUCCEED WITH MEMORIAL:
We have opportunities for nursing professionals at every level of our team, including recent graduates, who receive a carefully planned combination of on-the-job and classroom education. Our nationally recognized, Vizient 10-month nurse residency program is designed to support the success of new graduate nurses as they transition from novice to consummate professional with guidance from trained preceptors and veteran RN mentors.
Developed from an evidence-based curriculum that is customized to reflect our values and mission, it is offered twice a year, with sessions starting in September and April. Emphasizing leadership, professional roles, growth and development, and patient outcomes, it offers opportunities for networking and reinforcing your confidence and commitment to nursing.
See For Yourself
Whether you're ready to jump right in, or just want to learn a little more, connect with our recruitment team to see what Memorial can mean for you.
There are multiple job opportunities through our health system that can help you excel, today and tomorrow.