Registered Nurse (RN) New Grad Residency Program

MWHC Future Opportunities

Mary Washington Healthcare
Fredericksburg, VA



various shifts

American Heart Association CPR

RN Graduate Residency Program 

Now accepting applications for: 

July Start Date - Application/Required Documents - Deadline February 28th 


Take your nursing practice to Mary Washington Healthcare with exciting opportunities in Medical/Surgical, Cardiac, L&D, ICU, Behavioral Health and Emergency Department


As medical innovations and technologies continue to advance, so does Mary Washington Healthcare.  With two hospitals and free-standing facilities throughout the area, we offer all the benefits of a big city healthcare system while located in the beautiful Virginia countryside.


Program Details: 

·        Hired into unit after Interview with Administrative Directors of Nursing Operations.

·        First week: Hospital Orientation, Nursing Orientation, and EPIC Training.

·        Within the orientation process, there will experiential learning experiences including rotations through other units (3 units, 2 weeks each) to obtain a variety of patient care experiences. 

·        After rotations, orientation will begin on unit of hire and continue for an additional 6 to 12 weeks depending on hire location.

·        There will be structured classes throughout the orientation process. 

After the formal orientation process is completed, there will be monthly classes that continue for the entire first year of hire. 

As a new graduate RN, you are classified as an ACE Level 1 within our Professional Practice Model.  As you progress during the first year, the monthly classes will incorporate the required classes to advance to an ACE Level II. 

If you would like to be considered for this program and have completed your on line application and survey - Please Submit the following documents to: Human Resources Dept. 2300 Fall Hill Avenue, Suite 207 Fredericksburg, VA 22401.  Attn: Susan Brooks or via email @ susan.w.brooks@mwhc.com 

  •                Resume and cover letter
  • 250 word essay - Why you want to practice nursing 
  • 2 Clinical Letters of Recommendation/Clinical Instructor and/or Clinical Preceptor (all reference/recommendation letters must be signed) (Current Associates: 1 should be from current Manager)

It is also important to note, that while you do not need your Virginia RN license at the time you submit your application, you will need a valid VA nursing license by the start date of the program to be eligible for this new Grad Residency opportunity. 


*BSN applicants strongly preferred*