Hey! Coming from a New to Practice Nurse here are some things to anticipate once you are contacted from the Nurse Recruiter/HR: 1) An e-mail from HR requesting undergraduate transcripts/2 letters of recommendation/maybe one other thing (can't remember?) 2) A reply e-mail with links to two tests that are to be taken on your own time @ home (one is med/surg, one is pharm - both were fairly easy) 3) If you pass the tests (I'm assuming you need to in order to move forward) you will be sent an e-mail that you have been selected for a N2P interview & given the time/date 4) You reply to the e-mail with your preferences of 3 units you wish to be interviewed for/work on..and any questions you may have 5) Arrive at your interview with your RN license, CPR cert, and finally interview with a panel of nurses (hopefully from the floors you selected..usually depends on the number of open positions on the floors you chose) 6) WAIT A LOOOONG 2ish weeks & receive a Congratulations e-mail! From that point you may only know you have a job - but not the exact unit, shift or pay @ that time but at least you've been selected!! Just an FYI this hire group is supposed to start December/January..Temple hires new grads for all Med/Surg Units/ICUs/ED/OR depending on open positions in the hospital after all of the jobs have been posted internally (law by the union)..& most people found themselves on the floors they wished to be on! Orientation will be 1 full week of classroom and 12 weeks with a preceptor then you're alll on your own but continue with N2P classes, certifications, etc. for months to come
Best of luck to everyone!