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Registered Nurse/Graduate Nurse - Critical Care Residency Program

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Location: Traverse City
Status (FT/PT):
Req ID: 55969


Registered Nurse – Critical Care Nurse Residency Program

Find more than your next job. Find your community.

  • We’re northern Michigan’s largest healthcare system and we are deeply rooted in the communities we serve. That means that our patients are often our family, friends and neighbors – and it’s special to be able to care for them. And as one of the top healthcare systems to work for in Michigan by Forbes (American’s Best Employers by State 2022), we’re committed to your ongoing growth and development.
  • After work, you’ll find things to do in every season – beaches, outdoor recreation, unique restaurants, world-class wineries, arts and entertainment.

Why work as a Critical Care Nurse Resident at Munson Healthcare?

  • Munson Medical Center is seeking talented new graduate nurses for the Critical Care Residency Program. We are offering Summer (July 2023), Fall (September 2023), and Winter (February 2024) This exciting and intensive residency will give you an opportunity to explore working in the 43-bed Emergency Department, 20-bed ICU and two 30-bed cardiac critical care units within the Webber Heart Center.
  • Our program includes a combination of clinical and didactic training, a portion of which is approved for contact hours. New residents will participate in computer-based training, skills labs and simulations, EKG training, case studies, and numerous clinical and critical-thinking experiences.
  • Selected residents may start as a new graduate nurse prior to taking your NCLEX examination or choose to take their NCLEX prior to the residency start and begin the program as an RN.


First Round Interview: If selected for the first-round interview, a member of the recruitment team will reach out to you for a preliminary phone interview to learn more about your interest in the position

Second Round Interview: Will be a virtual, panel interview with unit managers and residency team

*Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. More details will be shared upon application.


  • Complete and submit an application on this requisition.
  • Submit your professional portfolio to Esmeralda Perry at [email protected]after you have formally applied to the position. PDF or Word document attachments are preferred.  Your professional portfolio should include:
  1. Cover letter:introduce yourself and your goals.
  2. Resume: include all education and experience, including dates.  A list of clinical rotations is helpful when evaluating your experience in various areas of nursing practice.
  3. Clinical narrative: Written statement of actual nursing practice. A story of how you provided care to a patient or family member
  4. Letter of Recommendation: One letter
  • Save your documents with the file names formatted in the following manner:

    Last Name, First Initial Cover Letter

    Last Name, First Initial Resume

What’s Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Graduate nurses and new RN's are accepted
  • If starting as an RN, will need to share proof of MI RN license
  • For those hired into an RN position after January 1, 2015, it is required to obtain a BSN within 5 years of start date
  • Medication delivery and counting of narcotics or witnessing waste of narcotics may not be done until the RN licensure is obtained (if practicing as a GN)
  • Experience in the clinical area in which application has been made is desirable.

Why Choose Munson Healthcare:

  • Balance – Get out on the water, in the woods, on the trails or around town
  • Opportunity – Be a part of northern Michigan’s leading healthcare team with opportunities for personal and professional growth throughout the healthcare system
  • Flexibility – A career that can change as your life changes
  • Teamwork – Our people make Munson Healthcare a great place to work!  

The Benefits of Working at Munson:

  • Early Hire or Sign-On Bonus up to $10,000*
  • Competitive salaries
  • Full benefits, paid holidays, and paid time off (up to 19 days your first year)
  • Tuition reimbursement and ongoing educational opportunities
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match and personal consulting
  • Wellness plans, an employee assistance program and employee discounts

*Terms and conditions apply

About Traverse City, Michigan
Traverse City is an official “Coast Guard City” and sits at the base of twin bays. We have award-winning schools, a community college, year-round recreation, as well as vibrant cultural and social opportunities often found in much larger cities.


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