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Nurse Residency Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I apply for the program before I am a licensed nurse?
Applications and consideration for the program is based on your graduation date. Proof of Missouri (MO) Licensure is required before the first day of employment.

Can I apply if I have an Illinois (IL) license?
Nurses with an IL license must have applied and received their temporary MO licensure to be considered for the program.

If I have recently obtained licensure from a compact state can I apply for the program?
Yes. Licensure from a compact state allows you to work in the state of MO; therefore, you are eligible to apply for the program.

I am an LPN with years of experience in the health care setting, completing a bridge program, am I eligible?
This residency is designed for those that are newly graduated licensed BSN prepared nurses with no prior health care experience.

I am a graduate of a Diploma and or ADN program am I eligible to apply?
This program is a post baccalaureate program. Only those newly licensed nurses with a BSN are eligible.

How often are the residencies offered?
The NRP is offered on a quarterly basis typically: Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall cohorts.

How do I apply?
To be considered, prospective applicants must apply online to the ‘Nurse Residency Program’ position.

What can I expect after I apply?
All applications will be reviewed by an human resources recruiter. A recruiter will contact you if your application is considered for an interview. Your patience is appreciated as we review large volume of applications.

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Working as trusted partners, the physicians and employees of St. Anthony's Health System will deliver care distinguished by its demonstrated quality and personalized service. We will be visibly engaged in improving the health and well­ being of the communities we serve in South County and beyond. We will stand together, proud to set the standard for independent community health systems.