Macomb Nursing Residency GroupHenry Ford Macomb offers a 12-month paid Nurse Residency Program to all newly graduate nurses and those newly licensed nurses with less than 1-year acute care experience. Developed by nursing experts from both academia and practice from across the nation. The Vizient and American Association of College of Nurses (Vizient/AACN) provides new nurses with the necessary tools and work experience to assist with transitioning successfully into their role and reduce first year turnover rate.

Nurse Residency Program Benefits

  • Support from experienced clinical nurse specialists (CNS), Nurse Education Specialists and leaders
  • Help develop your nursing career map
  • Build relationships with your cohort
  • Support from experienced nursing staff
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • To assist our new nurses in providing safe, efficient patient care.

What are the requirements of the Program?

Macomb Nursing Residency Group

  • Graduated from an accredited school of nursing program within the previous 6–12 months
  • Be employed by Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
  • Newly licensed RN or obtain RN licensure within 30 days of date of hire
  • How to apply

NRP outcomes for nurses

  • Increases decision-making and confidence
  • Improves professional commitment and satisfaction
  • Enables consistent use of evidence-based practices
  • Builds stronger clinical nursing leadership and communication skills
  • Strengthens critical thinking by enhancing decision-making and clinical judgment
  • Teaches self-care, wellness and resiliency strategies

Photos: Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program Student nurses (2022).


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