Program for Unemployed Nurses Now Accepting Applications

Initiative Updates

The Registered Nurse (RN) Transition to Practice Program gives newly licensed RNs the experience, confidence and skills necessary to secure their first nursing job in a New York City hospital. We are now accepting applications! For more information and to apply please visit The deadline for submitting an application is November 6th.

Program Information

Participants will receive a stipend and 30 hours of training per week including:

  • 24 hours of hands on, clinical training under the guidance of an experienced RN at a participating hospital
  • 6 hours of classroom instruction and simulation focused on critical thinking, communication, leadership, and research

Participating hospitals: Mount Sinai, Beth Israel, Woodhull Medical Center, Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center & Kings County Hospital Center

Program Timeline

  • Applications due: November 6, 2015 (5:00pm EST)
  • First day of class: February 6, 2016
  • Program graduation: July 30, 2016