Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Position:                      MLH Home Health Care Nurse Residency Program

Application Date:        August 23, 2021 through September 13, 2021 

Eligibility:                    All applicants must be a graduate of a BSN program within the last year or an upcoming graduate of a BSN program in the next few months (through December 2021). 


The Home Health Nurse has the responsibility, accountability, and authority for providing coordinated, comprehensive nursing care to patients in the home setting. Use your critical thinking, analysis, and clinical judgment skills in all aspects of care delivery for patients and caregivers facing acute, chronic, and life limiting illness. You’ll address the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients and families to improve function, independence, and quality of life.


Hiring Nurse Residents in the following territories:

Philadelphia County

Chester County

Delaware County

Montgomery County


Departments:  By applying to this position, you are being considered for either Home Health or Hospice Nursing

Shift/ Hours: 40 hours per week  

Weekend: Weekend Rotation

Benefits: Eligible

Holidays: Rotational


The Nurse Residency Program is a year-long program designed to ease the transition to practice for the new graduate nurse in their first professional role. Emphasis is given to nursing leadership behaviors, nurse driven outcomes and professional development. The curriculum is designed to enhance the graduates’ critical thinking skills and their ability to use outcome data to promote patient safety.

Through the residency program, new graduates can transition to their profession and gain valuable full-time experiences in most clinical specialties. Main Line Health offers all new graduates a precepted orientation which is based on the clinical specialty and the individual learning needs of the new graduate. On-going supervised training and educational opportunities are provided to the staff during this transition and after orientation.


Posting Instructions for Required Materials

  • Please attach all required documents into separate PDF or Word documents and upload with your application when applying.
  • Please also make sure that all documents are viewable when sending (documents that are not viewable will not be considered).
  • Please attach each separately titled Last name-First name-Document title (example: Smith-John-Resume) document:


Required Application Materials 

The following information is required for the application to be considered complete and MUST be attached to your application.

  1. Current Resume
  2. Current CPR card
  3. Unofficial transcript (transcript MUST include your cumulative GPA). Please note, an official transcript will be required if you are offered a position.
  4. Clinical Narrative (please Click this link  to obtain more information regarding the Clinical Narrative) 
  5. Cover Letter – telling us about your interest in Home Health or Hospice! 


Supportive Documents: 

One letter of recommendation is required to be uploaded to your application / general profile prior to an offer being made. If you have it at the time of application, please include it

These letters must be from clinical instructors.  We do not have a specific form for your instructors to use (if your school does have a standard form, that is acceptable). If need be, letters can be addressed to Katie Kealey, Senior Recruiter, and can either be submitted along with your initial application or emailed before your interview.   If your instructor prefers to submit it directly please have it emailed to Stacey Brennan at These recommendations are in addition to employment references which will be done if you are selected for an interview.

*Please note: while we try to have each candidate interview where they have an interest, nothing is guaranteed and is based on the applicant pool and position availability.


Due to the high volume of applications, please refrain from contacting Human Resources to inquire about the status of your application.


Important Reminders

Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Thank you for your interest in Main Line Health’s Nurse Residency Program!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Main Line Health


Founded in 1985, Main Line Health (MLH) is a not-for-profit health system serving portions of Philadelphia and its western suburbs.

At its core are four of the region’s respected acute care hospitals—Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital—as well as one of the nation’s premier facilities for rehabilitative medicine, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital; Mirmont Treatment Center for drug and alcohol recovery; and Main Line Health HomeCare & Hospice, a home health service. Main Line Health also consists of Main Line HealthCare, one of the region’s largest multi-specialty physician networks, and the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, a non-profit biomedical research organization located on the campus of Lankenau Medical Center. Main Line Health also consists of four outpatient health centers located in Broomall, Collegeville, Exton and Newtown Square.

Main Line Health hospitals, with more than 10,000 employees and 2,000 physicians, are the recipients of numerous awards for quality care and service, including System Magnet® designation, the nation’s highest honor for nursing excellence. Main Line Health is among the area’s leaders in medicine, providing advanced patient-centered care, education and research to help our community stay healthy.

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