Hospice Nurse Residency Program

New to nursing but interested in a career in hospice? Our Hospice Nurse Residency Program gives new nurses the education and hands on training to start your career in the Hospice field of nursing.

Program details:

  • New graduate students will have a four-month residency

  • Curriculum includes Computer Based Learning and in person classroom lectures (in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines), simulated patient care scenarios, field observations and guided mentorship by a dedicated preceptor

  • Classroom training will be based out of our Port Orange Training Center or your assigned Care Center.

  • Nurse residents will be employed full time at Halifax Health – Hospice during the residency and work in a full-time position in Case Management following graduation. A commitment to work full‑time (40 hours) for two years in this role is expected for all nurse residents.

  • All nurse residents will be eligible to sit for national certification in hospice and palliative care (CHPN) prior to the end of their two-year commitment.

  • Applications will be accepted from July 1st – August 1st

For more information or to apply for the program email Jan Miller at janet.miller@halifax.org.

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