Nurse Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program

UC San Diego Health has a New Graduate Nurse Transition to Practice Program. The program includes New Employee Orientation to the Health System, a minimum of a 3 month preceptorship/unit-based orientation, Nurse Residency Program classes over a 6 month period and specialty/division specific education and training. Managers, Nurse Educators, Clinical Nurse Specialists and trained preceptors support the knowledge, skills and abilities in developing new graduate nurse in competency and safe practice.   

If you are a new graduate nurse looking for a place to grow, UC San Diego Health is the place for you! Hiring of new graduate nurses occurs three times a year. Positions are posted in the months of December, May and August. Check out our new grad positions at