Pediatric Acute Care Track

The Pediatric Acute Care track is geared toward new nurses who seek to specialize in pediatric acute care nursing. The program is designed to nurture the new graduate nurse in the transition from student to professional nurse. It provides new nurses with the specific tools and experiences needed to begin a successful career in a variety of pediatric acute care settings. After orientation to VUMC, you will experience a focused orientation in your unit and work with unit-based preceptors.

For more information, please visit Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Nursing or Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.


Applications are being accepted for this track through August 10, 2021

-Winter 2022 (start date: February 28, 2022)

*candidates must have graduated and successfully passed
  the NCLEX prior to start date

Steps to Apply




video interview
& track preference


application by
the deadline

VUMC staff:
Click to apply

Non-VUMC staff:
Click to apply

In the "keyword" field,
search position by 
entering one of the following:

Nurse Resident
  - or -
Nurse Residency Program

Select "apply online" and follow instructions.

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please visit
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Medical Center


Required to complete your application.

Topics will include:

  • welcome & directions

  • motivation for choosing VUMC

  • behavior-based questions

Questions on this process? Access information on how to record a video interview.


Next steps:

  • video interview review

  • referral to track for Hiring Department Conversation


Questions on what to expect? See this step-by-step guide to navigate the application!


Candidates that successfully complete the application process will be reviewed and
recommended for a hiring department conversation. You will be contacted via phone and/or email
regarding next steps.