Nursing at Northeast Georgia Health System is more than a job. It’s a career.

Here you’ll find more of what you want. More support. More opportunities. More innovation. More teamwork. More technology. It’s simply more than you expect. And, what’s more is that we listen to our nurses. We make it easier for you to love what you do, day in and day out.

Nursing at NGHS

Whether you’re starting your career in healthcare or are an experienced nursing support professional, a career at Northeast Georgia Health System gives you more of what you want. More support. More opportunities. More innovation. More teamwork. More technology. With opportunities at all four of our Northeast Georgia Medical Center locations – Gainesville, Braselton, Winder, and Dahlonega, as well as Northeast Georgia Physicians Group – you’re sure to find the fit that’s right for you.

Programs & Opportunities Available

As we continue to grow and evolve to continuously meet the needs of our community, we frequently have new opportunities available for Registered Nurses. That means we have a variety of opportunities for experienced RNs and something just for you! 

RN Residency Program

Our exceptional RN Residency program is for RNs with less than I-year experience. This 12-month program will pair nurses with a track to fully orient them and ensure that they have the education and experience they need to succeed.

Contact Crystal McDonald for more information.

LPN Residency Program

A structured comprehensive 12-month program for licensed practical nurses with less than 1 year of experience as an LPN, or less than 1 year of acute care experience. 


Our COMPASS program is for RN students in their senior year that would like experience working in our hospital system as a patient care tech. At the end of this program, you will have an option to stay on as PRN.

Contact Melissa Maddox for more information.

PCT Advancement

Our PCT Advancement program is for individuals that would like to earn a CNA certification while working as a PCT Assistant. This program will compensate employees as they go through the program and pay for the tuition and testing. After the program, you will get placed and have a permanent PCT position with our system.

Contact Melissa Maddox for more information.

Peri-Op 101

Periop 101 is comprehensive clinical foundation program developed by the Association of Perioperative Nursing (AORN). This six-month, training is designed to prepare registered nurses with no perioperative experience for a career in the operating room as entry-level, perioperative registered nurses.

The program combines a standardized, evidence-based online curriculum provided in a classroom setting along with textbook readings and educational videos. Operating Room Educators will provide hands-on skills labs and clinical rotations to reinforce classroom didactic. 

Contact Ilse Lopez-Feria for more information

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