Guthrie Welcomes Its Largest Group on New Nurse Residents

July 25, 2019

Guthrie welcomes 52 brand new Nurse Residents across five Guthrie hospitals. This group is noteworthy for two reasons: it is the largest group of Nurse Residents in Guthrie history and the first group from Guthrie Cortland Medical Center to participate in the entire Nurse Residency experience. 

The Nurse Residency program is an evidenced-based approach to transitioning student nurses into professional Registered Nurses. Each Nurse Resident will explore different clinical areas for the first twelve weeks of the program, ending with a permanent match as a staff nurse in one of the units they explored. From there, they continue in a precepted orientation on that unit, where they will develop into a fully functional member of the team. They also participate in the Continuing Orientation in Nursing (COIN) program, which is nine interactive days consisting of simulation, skills development, team building and professional development activities, which span over their first twelve months of practice. 

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.

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