New York Seasonal Jobs

Job Information

Thompson Health 2023/2024 RN Residency Program- New graduate nurses! in Canandaigua, New York


Are you a graduating RN student interested in a structured residency program where you are surrounded by supportive, positive coworkers and leadership who are invested in your professional growth and happiness?

UR Medicine Thompson Health is the premier healthcare provider in the beautiful Finger Lakes region in Canandaigua, NY. We have received Magnet® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center consistently since 2004. Explore this outstanding opportunity to bridge the gap between school & independent practice by developing a solid clinical foundation by building confidence, knowledge, and skills under the mentorship of our experienced nursing staff.

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer Cohorts available so choose your start date according to your availability. It is not too early to apply! BE VALUED, BE INSPIRED, BE THOMPSON!

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.

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 2 Phased Process:

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:

  • 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) 1 year-long RN Residency Program:

  • Monthly meetings with the Chief Nursing Operator (CNO)

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

  • Beginning your transition into the 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 beautiful Finger Lakes region, where you can enjoy a superior quality of life with easy access to year-round recreation.

  • Excellent total rewards compensation & benefits package including free on-site parking, well deserved performance-based increases, innovative wellness initiatives and a supportive, accountable leadership team encouraging advanced education within the field.

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

  • Recognized 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.

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)