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Nurse Residency Program

Our Mission

To provide access to high-quality cancer care and the expertise of clinical research for all patients, at convenient locations within their community and close to their home. Our growing network of physicians and locations is based on this mission.

Our Benefits

In addition to our Nurse Residents getting an array of experience from top healthcare professionals, we also offer a competitive benefits package that includes, but not limited to, the following:

  • Monday- Friday
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Uniform Allowance
  • Competitive Health Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k

Program Eligibility

  • Graduate of BSN or ADN-ASN program
  • Must have a current TN or compact state RN license
  • Nurse with less than 6 months of experience at time of program start date
  • Current Tennessee Oncology approved BLS provider card (AHA or ARC)

What to Expect

Tennessee Oncology’s residency provides a structured, intense, learning environment whose goal is to build a strong foundation of theoretical and hands-on experiences for the nurse’s first year of professional practice.

  • Nurse Externship
  • Length: 12 Months
  • Months 1-6 Preceptorship
  • Months 7-12 Mentorship
  • Interactive Classes
  • Shadow Experiences


The nurse Residency program offers two residency cohort start dates:

  • February
  • August
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