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Thompson Health 2022 RN RESIDENCY PROGRAM - SUMMER/FALL COHORTS AVAILABLE! in Canandaigua, New York


What is the Residency Program and what do we provide? In our program you will orient and work under the direction of experienced nursing staff. You will assist us in delivering of patient care utilizing the nursing process. This is a full time job opportunity ONLY and you must be able to work varied shifts as needed.

There are different cohorts throughout the year and the new graduate is able to choose the start date according to his/her availability:

Winter - February start date

Summer- July start date

Fall - September start date

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assures that the environment is optimal to meet the needs of each patient by safe and effective organization, utilization and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

  • Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Responsible for patient teaching, coordinating the activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice.


  • Graduate of approved school of nursing. (2 or 4 year degrees) BSN preferred but AS welcomed!

  • NYS license as a Registered Professional Nurse.

  • Current BLS

  • Previous healthcare experience preferred i.e., Nurse Aide, LPN, Tech

  • Good Communication skills and skilled in customer service

  • Team player Reliability and flexibility

    RN Residency :

1) 12-14 week Medical-Surgical orientation: Will help you to develop a solid clinical foundation by building confidence, knowledge, and skills under the mentorship of our experienced nursing staff.

Highlights during the orientation include:

  • Two-week “Tour of Thompson,” where you will gain a system-wide view of our institution,

  • Shadowing specialty units such as: OR, APC, OB, DI, and ED.

  • A dedicated preceptor on your unit

  • Biweekly meetings with the educational staff to identify personalized needs

  • BLS, and Telemetry Certification (ACLS certification if applicable to your unit).

    2) RN Residency Program:

  • Bimonthly meetings with the CNO

  • Hands-on instruction for identifying and creating an evidence-based project for your unit

  • Knowledge of our Professional Advancement System

  • Support in continuing your personal educational goals.

WHY to choose to work for UR Medicine Thompson Health?

  • We are a premier healthcare provider in the Finger Lakes region, where you can enjoy a superior quality of life with easy access to year-round recreation.

  • ANCC Magnet®-designated, in recognition of nursing excellence, since 2004.

  • Named Top Performer in LGBT Healthcare Equality.

  • Access to robust continuing education, including an on-site RN-BSN program.

  • A Professional Advancement System development nursing program that rewards nursing expertise, and financial support for specialty certification.

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Thompson Health is an EOE encouraging women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.




  • Bachelor of Science Nurs or better in Nursing

  • Associate /Science Nrsg or better in Nursing

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)