Nurse Residency Program

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Highlands is seeking talented nurses to join our team. We offer extensive orientation and training through our paid Nurse Residency Program. If you qualify, please forward your resume to Rachel Parker ( or Valerie Andry (


Education: associate’s or bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited school of nursing

License: Temporary Arkansas RN license with scheduled NCLEX test date or permanent Arkansas RN license

If the NCLEX is not passed initially, the nurse resident will have 60 days to reapply and pass. The nurse resident will continue with the didactic education of the program. The clinical portion will be on hold and resumed once NCLEX is successfully passed.


New RN graduate from an accredited school of nursing school less than 6 months prior to program start date.


Highlands Oncology offers a 6-month nurse residency program which includes classroom training, hands-on patient care, sim labs, online oncology orientation courses, and preceptor clinical training. The schedule for the program is:

Week 1 – HR orientation, EMR training, floor observation

Week 2 – Classroom education daily, ONS orientation courses

Week 3 and on – Orientation on infusion floor with preceptor, scheduled skills days, weekly classroom sessions

Deadlines for 2023 Nurse Residency Program:

· December 23, 2022 is the deadline to apply for the program beginning February 6, 2023.

· May 3, 2023 is the deadline to apply for the program beginning August 7, 2023.