The Nurse Resident will actively participate in a 12-month clinical education opportunity designed to develop a professional nurse with a broad foundation in Pediatric Nursing, and strengthen critical thinking and clinical judgment abilities. The Nurse Resident will deliver competent and skilled care to patients and families with a team-orientation and with an emphasis on good customer relations.
Applications for the July 2020 Cohort will open December 2, 2019 and close February 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time
Applicants must graduate with a BSN between December 2019 - May 2020.
Applicants may only apply to one of the three tracks below.
Deadline for all documents is Thursday, February 6, 2020, 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. No documents are accepted after the deadline. No letters of recommendation are accepted after the deadline.
Graduated from an accredited baccalaureate nursing program (BSN) or an entry-level master's of nursing program (MSN).
Must be applying to serve in his or her first professional nursing role.
Associate degree only
Previous work experience as a licensed professional nurse
Candidates graduating with an Associate Degree-to-BSN who have previous work experience as a licensed professional nurse
Candidates with an LPN-to-BSN with previous work experience as a licensed professional nurse
Does not graduate within the time frame (no exceptions are granted)
Must pass the NCLEX prior to the start of the residency.
Applicants who have previously applied to the nurse residency program are ineligible to reapply.
Applicants may only apply to one of the three tracks.
Interview Week: March 2-6 2020 ONLY
Selection of Residents and Notification: March 16, 2020
Start of Residency: July 6, 2020
Internal Number: 38230
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.