Nurse Residency

Novant Health's accredited nurse residency program is accepting applications!

Signing bonus up to $20,000 and relocation up to $7,500 available based on location. Now hiring all graduating cohorts and all locations.

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ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program®

Novant Health Nurse Residency program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

The current sites included in this accreditation with distinction designation are:

  1. Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
  2. Novant Health Kernersville Medical Center
  3. Novant Health Medical Park Hospital
  4. Novant Health Clemmons Medical Center
  5. Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center
  6. Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
  7. Novant Health Matthews Medical Center
  8. Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center
  9. Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
  10. Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital
  11. Novant Health Rowan Medical Center

The current workplace settings included in this accreditation with distinction designation are:

  • Medical-surgical
  • Oncology
  • Critical care
  • Labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum (LDRP)
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • Pediatrics
  • Operating room
  • Psychiatric
  • Emergency department
  • Specialty practice: cardiac
  • Preoperative

How to apply

  • Complete the online application entirely.
  • Attach a résumé. Incomplete résumés may not be accepted. You can, but are not required to, include a specialty track preference in your résumé objective. Specialty tracks available are:
    • Medical surgical
    • Cardiac
    • Critical care
    • Emergency
    • Behavioral health
    • Women’s and children’s
    • Surgical services

If you receive an offer for the residency, you must have a valid RN license before the start of orientation.

Application links

Apply to nurse residency openings using the appropriate link.

External applicants

Use these links if you aren't a current Novant Health team member.


Internal applicants

Use these links if you are a current Novant Health team member. You will need to log in to access the application.



  • Summer 2024 cohort = May 2024 graduates
  • Fall 2024 cohort = Aug. 2024 graduates
  • Spring 2025 cohort = Dec. 2024 graduates