Applying to Providence, CA Transition Into Practice (TIP) Nurse Residency and Fellow Program

Program Starts and Application Processes:

The TIP programs are typically offered three times per year. 2017 TIP programs are planned for Winter (January) Spring (April), and Fall (September). We encourage you to check this site periodically for updated program information and open application acceptance dates.

  • The April, 2017 program application period was from January 16th through January 31st.
  • 2017 programs are anticipated to be held in January (in progress), April, & September. Application windows will be announced approximately 3 months prior to the start of each program.


  1. Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  2. Active California RN license; in good standing
  3. BLS certification from the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers
  4. Strong priority will be given to BSN and MSN prepared candidates
  5. ACLS and other unit specific certifications are preferred at hire but may be required within 30, 60 or 90 days of hire depending on the unit

How to Apply

Submit your online application for the hospital(s) that you’re interested in. Direct links to the applications for each of our ministries are provided during the open application period. You are encouraged to create an applicant profile with the required documents (see below) in advance of the application period to simplify the process for you.

Application period for April TIP ended January 31st.

Please be prepared to provide and attach the following documents along with your online application:

  1. Resume
  2. Three references; one from clinical instructors on school letterhead (for residents/new grads only), one from previous and/or current employer (for fellows and if applicable for residents) and one personal reference
  3. Letter of Intent which includes why you are interested in Providence Health & Services, the values you will bring to the organization and how our program will help further your professional career and goals