You’re about to begin your nursing career, and big decisions are on the horizon. You must be excited to begin your nursing career, and we’re excited too. As your professional partner, LVHN prepares you to be successful in your transition from nursing student to registered nurse.

Graduate nurse opportunity at LVHN

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What you can expect as an LVHN graduate nurse at LVHN

As a graduate nurse at LVHN, you will work alongside highly experienced and committed colleagues and enjoy the latest innovations in health care technology. At LVHN, you can expect:

  • Direct patient care. Spend the majority of your day in direct patient care by providing best-in-class care, including treatments and diagnostic studies under supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Continuous improvement. We are consistently looking for ways to improve processes for our patients and colleagues as we aim to enhance the health care of our community.
  • Compassionate relationships with your patients, their families and your colleagues. 
  • Mentoring from nursing colleagues who are eager to share their years of experience with you.
  • A strong voice in making decisions that affect your working environment.
  • Close collaboration with a team of doctors, pharmacists, therapists, technicians and support staff to ensure exceptional patient care.
  • Recognition of your achievements through award programs, bonuses for achieving certifications and more.

LVHN graduate nurse salary, benefits and perks

More than just competitive compensation, our LVHN benefits package connects colleagues to what matters most, including:

    Medical, dental, vision, 403(b) match, generous paid time off, many voluntary benefit offerings (flexible spending account, life insurance, legal services, pet insurance, etc.)

      Free financial advising for those with student loans.

        Support for you and your family, including family resources, EAP counseling sessions, childcare center, Mamava pods and more.

          My Total Health Programs, including free access to LVHN Fitness, Gympass, individual and team wellness challenges, tobacco cessation programs and wellness incentive program.


            • Tuition assistance available to all colleagues starting day one
            • Participating in nursing study tours and medical missions
            • Presenting at national and international conferences
            • Scholarships for continuing education
            • Access to national health care leaders who speak about current issues affecting nursing
            • Free access to LinkedIn Learning and electronic learning hub
            • 100+ CEU Courses through our e-learning platform
            • Leadership and organizational development opportunities with personalized career coaching services
            • Free courses with local educational institutions

            Grow a nursing career with LVHN

            If you have a passion for education and continuing to learn new skills, LVHN is a great place to spend your entire career. LVHN offers numerous pathways for advancement for professional nurses to build on and enhance patient care skills while providing the best in compassionate, evidence-based care to patients. We also offer support for specialty certifications in some areas.

            We Are Magnet®

            At LVHN, you’ll find the world’s best nurses. Magnet recognition is the most prestigious designation a hospital can earn. Only 9.7% percent of hospitals in the nation hold this honor and, in the Lehigh Valley, only LVHN hospitals have earned Magnet recognition.

            Nursing Careers

            LVHN supports professional nurses to be their best. Our nurses are leaders who are empowered to grow in their profession and help shape the future of patient care, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care today.

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            Graduate Nurses and Newly Licensed Nurses

            Graduate nurses learn from knowledgeable, experienced educators and preceptors and apply skills in a specialized clinical setting. LVHN Nurse Residency Program is the first nurse residency program in Pennsylvania to receive “Accreditation with Distinction” from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

            Learn about opportunities for new graduates