Registered Nurse - New Grad Residency Program

Encompass Health of the East Valley is excited to announce a New Graduate Nursing Residency Program!

The Encompass Health Nurse Residency Program is designed to give you hands-on experience, helping establish valuable clinical and critical thinking skills. You will be surrounded by a supportive community of nurse educators, experienced nurses, nursing leadership, and fellow residents that promote learning, clinical application, and socialization, shepherding you through the transition from student nurse to Registered Nurse.

We are committed to your career and look forward to the opportunity to make your transition into the profession of nursing successful

  • Starting rate is $34.65/hour; with a 7% increase after the first year
  • Night and Weekend shift incentive
  • Benefits that begin when you do
  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Student loan forgiveness
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plan
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Career Ladder to progress in your role as a Registered Nurse

The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care to inpatients. This position assesses patients and creates a plan of care that is individualized and is reflective of each patient's needs and goals. The Registered Nurse supervises activities of care, treatment and services of patient provided by LPN/LVNs, RNTs/CNAs, and other staff on assigned unit and shift. This position communicates information with the interdisciplinary team and reports patient concerns and changes in condition to supervisor and/or physician in a timely manner.

Jobcode: 101644


License or Certification:

- Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations.

- BLS certification (ACLS preferred).

- CRRN certification preferred.

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as computer/laptop, telephone, copy/fax machine, calculator, scanner, etc.

- Microsoft Office software, to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Physical Requirements:

- Visual acuity, speech recognition, speech clarity.

- Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

Skills and Abilities:

- Oral communication, written communication, active listening. Must be able to speak and understand English.

- Information ordering, deductive reasoning, social perceptiveness, time management, critical thinking.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without continuous supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.

- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Has regular, reliable, and predictable attendance and punctuality.

- Adheres to dress code including wearing ID badge.

- Adheres to Standards of Business Conduct.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and/or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

- This position will support cultural diversity by promoting and maintaining an inclusive work environment and culture that is respectful and accepting of diversity.

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5652 E. Baseline Road
Mesa, Arizona


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