UnityPoint Health

New Graduate Registered Nurse - December 2022

Requisition ID
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
Nursing Administration- MMCI
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


New Graduated Registered Nurses - Graduating December 2022

Full Time, Various Units

UnityPoint Health Methodist- Proctor -Pekin

Nurse Residency Rotation or Direct Hire Positions

What to expect: When you apply for a New Graduate RN Position you will indicate which tracks or units interest you. With the help of our Nurse Residency Coordinator you’ll pinpoint the areas that can offer you the best experience for your passion in nursing.  You will then meet with a panel to determine the track or unit that will be the best fit for you. Each track contains multiple hospital units allowing you to get a well-rounded beginning nursing experience!

Tracks we currently offer:

  • Acute Care Track:
    • Specialties Could Include: Neurology, Oncology, General Medical, General Surgery, Plastics, Orthopedics, Cardiac and Medical-Respiratory 
  • Post Acute Care Track – Specialties Include: Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing Unit
  • Behavioral Health Track - Specialties Include: Adult, Adolescent, Senior and Community Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Department Track – Rotation through two-three emergency departments including a Level 2 Trauma Center and a Designated Stroke Ready Facility
  • OR Track- Specialties Include: General, Gyne, ENT, G/U, Orthopedic and Neuro Surgical Procedures
  • Critical Care Track-Specialties Include: Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit and Intensive Care Unit

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org


*Please note: spots are limited in each track or unit per graduating class.


*Please note: If you are a new graduate looking to work in a department not included in our clinical residency program or interested in a direct hire opportunity please apply here as well.


What should I expect as a new grad nurse?

The Nurse Residency Classes are for all nurses with less than 1 year of hospital experience.

New Graduates will attend six classes over a six month time frame. Speakers will include nurse educators, nurse leaders, advanced practice nurses, physicians, chaplains, dietitians, wound care nurses and more! You will have one-on-one training with an experienced nurse preceptor and be enrolled in our Mentor Program for 2 years. Class content will include: • Communication • Holistic Care & Clinical Decision Making • Care of the Body • Core Measures & Infection Management • Nursing Professional Development & Practice • Adult Emergencies & Mock Code Blue

New Grad positions offer a full benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance options, PTO, and 401(k).


Who can apply:

  • New graduate nurses and any nurse with less than one year of prior hospital experience


  • Minimum of Associates Degree in Nursing (currently pursuing) required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred


  • RN License in State of IL upon graduation
  • Valid CPR required prior to start date as RN, must remain valid within 60 days of start date



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