Registered Nurse (RN) - New Grad Program

Fremont-Rideout Health Group Yuba City, CA
4 MainSchedule:Full-timeShift:Night shiftHours:645p-715aJob Details:- Licensure Required

(Designed for new graduates)

Program Goals: The New Grad Program assists novice nurses as they transition into professional practice. The program encompasses both didactic and clinical experience to foster the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of the new staff nurse. The goals for the participant are:

* Transition to a more competent and confident nurse in the acute care environment.

* Develop decision making skills that allow for clinical judgment that is proficient and effective.

* Demonstrate accountability for own actions and decisions.

* Strengthen individual and professional development in the role as a nurse and commitment to the organization / designated unit.

* Provide individualized, patient centered care that is guided by principles of safety and quality.

Program Design:

Orientation: The program begins with standard hospital and nursing orientation activities.

Clinical Preceptorship / Classroom Training: The participant is scheduled for clinical assignment on a designated unit with a clinical preceptor. Preceptors are selected for their excellent nursing skills, communication abilities, and positive attitudes. The preceptorship period is supplemented with didactic, simulation, and other classroom teaching activities scheduled as part of the Progression in Practice training program.

Mentorship: Participants are paired with a mentor. A "mentor" is a Rideout Health employee in a leadership position, preferably in nursing, and not directly working within the participant's department. The mentor meets regularly with the participant to provide guidance in personal and professional growth.

Program Curriculum:

The program groups learning activities within five areas of emphasis: Communication and Teamwork, Patient-Centered Care & Informatics, Evidence-based Practice, Quality, and Professionalism.


Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; current unrestricted and unencumbered RN licensure by program start date.

Register Nurse Job Description as follows:


The STAFF RN is a registered professional nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated shift. He/she prescribes nursing care based on the nursing process that is consistent with the medical plan of care and is based on input from the patient and significant others. He/she collaborates with the physicians and other members of the health care team and coordinates the delivery of patient care to patients of any age (depending on assigned unit) including neonatal, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric. The RN incorporates teaching and discharge planning needs in the overall plan of care. He/she delegates certain aspects of patient care delivery to other nursing staff based on their current clinical competence and legal scope of practice.