Nurse Residency Program

Our 12-month Nurse Residency Program transitions new nurses into clinical roles, focusing on leadership and patient outcomes.

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The following areas may be available for new RNs:

  • Medical and Surgical Treatment
  • Behavioral Health
  • Post-Acute Care
  • Geriatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Same Day Surgery


Individuals interested in becoming a nurse resident must complete the following:

  • Applicants graduating from an accredited program with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing are given priority; Associate Degree graduates may apply. New registered nurses without a BSN must obtain this degree within 3 years of employment.
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.
  • Possession of an active, unencumbered State of New Jersey Registered Nurse (RN) license by program start.
  • Possession of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Certification.
  • Less than 12 months of experience as a nurse.
  • Related clinical experience is a plus.
  • Hired as a full-time registered nurse.


July 2022 Start Date
Applications accepted March 1, 2022 – May 1, 2022

October 2022 Start Date
Applications accepted May 1, 2022 – August 1, 2022

February 2023 Start Date
Applications accepted August 1, 2022 – December 1, 2022


Sally Ann Corbo
Director of Nursing Education


We are committed to providing safe, quality care to everyone who seeks healthcare services. To ensure your safety and the safety of those around you at the Medical Center, we require all employees to complete the following before they start:

  • A physical
  • A tuberculosis test
  • A current Influenza (flu) vaccination
  • COVID-19 vaccinations

The Medical Center provides you with all these services at no cost as part of our onboarding process. The Human Resources department will coordinate these requirements with our Employee Health team to make your welcome to the Bergen New Bridge family as seamless as possible.

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