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Registered Nurse RN New Graduate Metro-Phoenix

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Banner Health

Registered Nurse RN New Graduate Metro-Phoenix

Mesa, AZ

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Mesa, Arizona

Department Name:
RN On-Boarding-Corp

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Join our New Grad RN Online Open House Event on 7/18 from 3:00 to 4:30pm MST. Learn about our program and chat with recruiters! Use this link to reserve your spot.

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The New Graduate RN Residency Program at Banner Health has received the highest accreditation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP). Banner Health's New Nurse Experience (NNE) provides a collaborative learning environment where you can refine your nursing skills, enhance your knowledge, and transition from a new graduate to a fully competent, professional nurse at Banner Health.

About our program:

The Banner Health New Nurse Experience is a full-time Registered Nurse position that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a fully competent, professional nurse at Banner Health. This program provides a collaborative learning environment in which you can refine your nursing skills, enhance your knowledge, and develop new personal and professional relationships.

Successful candidates will be placed in specific units at Banner Health facilities to be clinically mentored by unit staff and educators. Unit preferences will be taken into consideration as we strive to achieve your long term nursing career goals. Within the program we hope to successfully match your desired service line with the needs of the business.

Day and night positions are available. Most new nurses will work three 12 hour shifts, which will include weekend and holiday rotations with other staff members.

Program Activities Include:

  • Clinical experiences with a preceptor
  • Training in our state-of-the-art Banner Simulation Center
  • Competency and skills assessment and verification
  • Orientation to the Cerner electronic medical health record system
  • Patient care skills lab that provides hands-on experience with equipment
  • e-Learning modules
  • Resources for professional and personal development

Requirements to Apply Online:

  • Recent or Upcoming graduation from an accredited nursing program
  • BSN is preferred - open to ADN at select locations
  • Current BLS card (through either American Heart Association, Red Cross, or ASHI) or ability to obtain certification before a start date
  • No More than 12 months of RN experience

Please note the email you apply with is where all updates and information will be sent to, even after you graduate. We recommend applying with a personal email rather than a school email address.

Application Deadlines/Process:

At this time, Banner Health's New Nurse Experience program is on-going and there is no application deadline. However, it is recommended that you apply no earlier than 60 days prior to your graduation date.

Nursing students who successfully complete a preceptorships with Banner Health are considered first for a potential transition into the New Nurse Experience Program as a full-time RN in the same facility and unit. These students are invited to apply at any point during their preceptorship.


This is a full time, benefitted, and paid position.


  • Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix is a level 1 trauma center, in the heart of Phoenix's metro area. This centrally located facility is just north of the downtown Phoenix area.
  • Banner Thunderbird Medical Center is a level 1 trauma center. This facility is near multiple freeways and still centrally located in the valley.
  • Banner Boswell Medical Center and Banner Del Webb Medical Center are in the northwest valley and are easily accessible off the freeway. These communities are fast growing areas of the Phoenix metro area.
  • Banner Estrella in the Southwest region of Phoenix has beautiful views of the Estrella Mountains and is in a fast-growing community.
  • The mountains create a beautiful view from Banner Baywood, Banner Ocotillo, Banner Ironwood and Banner Goldfield Medical Centers which are located on the thriving, east valley edge of Phoenix's metro area.
  • Banner Desert and Banner Children's Medical Center Level 1 Trauma facility is in the perfect location near Arizona State University and gorgeous Tempe Town Lake area.
  • Banner Gateway Medical Center/MD Anderson Cancer Center is an award-winning facility located in an award-winning town with top-rated schools and easy access to the entire east valley.

Please note the majority of Banner Health's New Nurse Experience openings for the Phoenix Metro are located at west valley hospitals and are on Med/Surg or Progressive Care units.

This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.

1. Assesses patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs. Reviews patient history and physical with patient/family and assures completion within appropriate timeframe. Reviews available information obtained by other health care team members. Reviews diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers. Completes assessment and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in policy.

2. Formulates a plan of care, including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs, assessment data and the medical plan of care. Goals for patient are realistic, measurable and developed in conjunction with the patient/family. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age specific and educational needs of the patient in the plan of are. Plans care in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviews and revises the plan of care to reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patient's status.

3. Implements the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team. Provides care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegates appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promotes continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.

4. Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluates patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members. Evaluates patient's response and the effectiveness of patient teaching.

5. Documents assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in accordance with policy. Documentation reflects objective/subjective data, nursing interventions and patient's response to treatment. Notes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.

6. Provides care based on the best evidence available and may participate in research activities within clinical practice. Participates in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and participates in the education, role development, and orientation of facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors. Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring when appropriate.

7. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care. Actively participates in the improvement of national nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may include participating in professional organizations.

8. In some roles, this position may supervise staff and work flow of the department.

9. Interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacts with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to report and ask for or clarify information. Also works with clergy to provide spiritual support. Synthesizes and prioritizes data from multiple sources to provide support for the human response of the patient and family to changes in health status.

Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice, temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.

Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the clinical area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an acute care setting.

Bachelor's degree preferred. Professional certification preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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Client-provided location(s): Mesa, AZ, USA
Job ID: Banner-R48317
Employment Type: Full Time