LPN Residency Program

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Residency Program Educ
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CHI Memorial Chattanooga


CHI Memorial is pleased to announce its new licensed practice nurse (LPN) residency program (September Cohort)

Recent graduate LPNs who have less than 12 months experience in the hospital setting will gain exposure to different areas of the hospital.  The program begins with an intense 12 week orientation period of on-boarding education mixed with bedside experiences in multiple nursing units.  LPN residents are matched to a home unit for completion of unit specific orientation. Our program is designed to walk with new graduate LPNs through the first 12 months of their career at CHI Memorial.


CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.


CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.


 We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:


  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • On-site childcare (Downtown campus) with extended hours
  • On-site employee gym (Downtown campus) with extended hours- Discounted fee
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program

We invite you to join CHI Memorial Hospital today!


Our comprehensive, 12-month program provides recent graduates of nursing schools with a consistent and thorough orientation experience designed to successfully transition them into professional practice.

During the orientation phase of the program, residents:

  • Gain access to key systems
  • Complete orientation checklists
  • Participate in simulations
  • Complete patient care with an experienced preceptor

Further develop critical thinking skills and increase their confidence in providing safe patient care

New LPN begin their training in July 2022. Education and training are unique to the clinical track.



Nursing Education for Licensed Practical Nurse from an accredited nursing program.

Licensed Practical Nurse licensure in TN



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