The Horizon Nurse Residency (Horizon) Program is an ANCC accredited, evidence-based nurse residency program. It’s designed to guide new graduate nurses by bridging the divide between nursing education and nursing practice. The program offers training within hospital units including the ICU setting, hematology-oncology, Emergency Department, and the ICU Float Pool, with the duration varying by unit of hire.
- Be graduates of an accredited (ACEN or CCNE) BSN program
- Have a Florida RN license by the date of their panel interview
- Fulfill a three-year agreement in the organization
The Horizon Nurse Residency Program focuses on several learning styles which include:
- Didactic classes
- Skills training
- Simulation labs
- Unit-specific training with a preceptor
- Self-learning computer modules
Expectation of Horizon Program Participants
- Obtain a certification within two years
- Author or co-author an evidence-based project or poster presentation
- Participate in a unit and/or hospital- wide committee
Photos of Horizon students during the program:
The Horizon Program selects nurse residents three
around spring, summer and/or fall.
Applications are available at careers.nicklauschildrens.org
Applications and Deadlines
- Applications will be accepted starting May 25 until May 31, 2020 for July 20, 2020 hire date.
- Applications will be accepted September 7 until September 13, 2020 for November 9, 2020 hire date.
For more information
Please contact Christina M. Mellon, Horizon Program Director or Jennifer Cordo, Nursing Excellence Manager & Magnet Program Director.