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New Graduate Nurse Program

If you are recent graduate of a BSRN, RN or LPN program, ease into your career at UNC Rockingham by joining the New Graduate Nurse Program. Ask about the program during your interview.

Program Overview

•    8-week or 10-week extended orientation
•    One-on-one skill building with a preceptor
•    Opportunities to shadow in specialty or non-clinical areas
•    Six-month opportunity for monthly mentorship meetings to discuss career steps

Areas Available for RNs

•    Emergency Department
•    ICCU
•    Med/Surg
•    Surgical Services
•    Birthing Center

Areas Available for LPNs

•    Med/Surg
•    Birthing Center


•    Ease the transition from school to work
•    Enhance critical thinking and organizational skills
•    Learn policies and procedures
•    Model professionalism and the core values of UNC Health
•    Form relationships and work collaboratively
•    Learn to manage your workload