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New Nurse Graduate Program

Take part in Asante’s New Grad Program and start your nursing career at one of the top health systems in the U.S.

Who Can Apply

The program may be right for you if you:

  • Are a registered nurse or about to graduate from a nursing program
  • Have not worked in an acute care setting 

If you graduated more than a year ago, you are still eligible.

Hiring Requirements

You can apply if, by the program’s start date, you have:

  • Associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing (ADN, BSN or MSN)
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association
  • Registered nurse (RN) license from the Oregon State Board of Nursing
  • Taken National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)

Out-of-State & International Applicants

You’re welcome to apply for the program if you live outside of Oregon, as long as you are licensed from the Oregon State Board of Nursing by your start date. If you’re an international student, you’re eligible for the program if you’re legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Asante Departments & Centers

Gain specialized experience serving at an Asante hospital or care facility. Depending on your interests, you may serve on a unit such as:

  • Behavioral health
  • Cardiac center or cardiac intensive care unit (CCU)
  • Emergency department, critical care unit, intensive care unit (ICU) or intermediate medical care unit (IMCU)
  • General medicine
  • Medical and surgical (med/surg)
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics (OB), at a family birth center or neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • Oncology
  • Operating room, post-surgical department or post-anesthesia care unit (PACU)
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s health

You also may choose to serve as a float nurse. This means you move from one department to another.

Explore the services and departments available at Asante and our commitment to patient care and safety.

What Shift Will I Work?

Your shift depends on the needs of the unit. Most new nurses work variable, or changing, shifts.

New-Hire Orientation

Attend new-hire orientation during the first week of your employment.

Program Orientation

During the first few weeks or months of the program, you’ll take part in New Grad Orientation. The length of your orientation depends on your learning needs and the unit where you work.

Orientation lets you practice what you learned in the classroom in a hospital setting. This dynamic environment can help you prepare for a successful experience at Asante and feel confident to provide excellent care. 

Mentorship & Support

Receive guidance from an experienced nurse preceptor who serves as your mentor for the first eight to 14 weeks of the program.

Benefits & Salary

To support your success and well-being at Asante, you’ll enjoy a generous benefits package and competitive pay starting the first day of your employment. 

Career Advancement

Expect opportunities for continued education to grow your skills and stay up-to-date on the latest guidelines and best practices in your field. Feel confident you’ll find support to earn promotions and greater responsibility.

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Melanie Lyda, RN – Asante Three Rivers Medical Center

The best thing about working for Asante is the people I have the honor of meeting every day, from my coworkers to my patients and their friends and families. Our community is filled with amazing people and the atmosphere at Asante is always friendly and welcoming. Melanie Lyda, RN – Asante Three Rivers Medical Center

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What I love about being a part of Asante is the relationship that I have developed with employees and the communities we serve. Asante has been extremely supportive in my career development and it is rewarding to utilize my skills in giving back to the community. Karline Kleker, Manager of Practice Operations, Asante White City Family Medicine & Urgent Care