New Nursing Graduates

Newly Licensed Registered Nurses (NLRNs)

Hiring Process

Pardee UNC Health Care offers Newly Licensed Registered Nurses (NLRN) a variety of dynamic challenges, the opportunity to work with highly qualified nursing preceptors, peer support and educational opportunities.

Pardee offers a 12 week comprehensive NLRN orientation as part of a yearlong NLRN program.

Applications are accepted twice a year (February/March for May graduates and October/November for December graduates. Please note that the number of NLRNs hired and the areas that NLRNs are hired for changes depending on unit dynamics. When the NLRN application cycle is open, there will be one position posted for NLRNs to apply to.

A NLRN Celebration Dinner is held prior to the NLRN position being posted; please contact Candace at for more information.

Looking to Apply?

Click here to view current open job postings and look for the job posting that says "New Graduate RN in Various Departments" (only posted during the NLRN application cycle). Please include areas of interest in cover letter.