• The Children's Hospital RN Residency Program is offered three times a year. Please contact the Nurse Recruiter at 909-651-4001 for any questions or concerns regarding hiring timelines and eligibility.
  • The application period for the 47th cohort (January 2024) is now closed. Please reach out to the Nurse Recruiter for any questions. 

  • The application period for the 48th cohort (May 2024) will be open Monday, January 8, 2024 at 0800 and will close on Sunday, January 21, 2024 at 2359. Orientation will begin on May 20, 2024.  Apply Now.

  • 49th Cohort (September 2024) Hiring Timeline and Important Dates

Application Information

QUALIFYING CRITERIA

  • Applicant is a graduate of a BSN or MSN program.
  • Applicant is BSN-prepared RN with a total of less than 12 months of nursing experience in any area by the start of the program.
  • Applicant has a valid BLS for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association. NO EXCEPTIONS. A valid American Heart Association BLS card must be presented at the time of hire.
    • The listed required certifications will be discussed upon hiring prior to the start of the program**
      • Recommend completing all required certifications prior to the start of the RN Residency program

    Children’s Hospital Departments

    Certification Requirement

    Neonatal ICU

    BLS, NRP

    Maternity Services

    BLS, ACLS, NRP

    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant ICU

    BLS, PALS, ACLS

    Acute Care Pediatrics

    BLS, PEARS

    Acute Adolescent and Neurology

    BLS, PEARS

    Pediatric ICU

    BLS, PALS, ACLS

    Pediatric Intermediate ICU

    BLS, PALS

    Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICU

    BLS, PALS, ACLS

    Pediatric Emergency Department

    BLS, PALS, ACLS

    **Program certifications are subject to change.

    APPLICATION

    • Only available during the Open Application period.
    • To access the application
    • Within the application for Graduate Nurse, you will be able to indicate which unit you are applying for. You may apply for one (1) unit only.
    • If you have any questions regarding the submission of your application, please contact the Nurse Recruiter at 909-651-4001 or LLUCHRNResidency@llu.edu.

    LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

    Two letters of recommendation (preferably on letterhead) need to be attached to your application.

    • Preferred: Two letters from clinical instructors
    • If only one letter from a clinical instructor can be obtained, you may attach a second letter of recommendation from an employer

     Please ensure contact information (phone number and email) of reference is included on each letter of recommendation.

    INTERVIEW PROCESS

    • After your application has been reviewed, you will be notified if you have been selected for a formal interview.
    • Job offers are contingent upon the applicant clearing a pre-employment health screen and background check.