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Graduate Nurse Opportunities - SIGN-ON BONUS! NEW PAY RATES!

Department:  NURSING SERVICES ADMIN (CC 2000129)

The Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) welcomes New Graduate Nurses! MVHS is committed to creating an environment that supports professional nursing practice and excellence in patient care. This is an exciting time for MVHS as we prepare for our 2023 move into The Wynn Hospital, a new, state-of-the-art hospital in downtown Utica. You will be joining a team of nearly 4,800 clinical and health care professional and will be provided opportunities to advance your career.

New Graduate Nurses at MVHS will participate in the Vizient Nurse Residency Program. This evidence-based, year-long program will help transition graduate nurses into their clinical roles and build confidence. It is designed to improve decision making skills, enhance clinical nursing leadership and practice and promote the incorporation of research based evidence into practice.

New Graduate Nurses will complete an orientation program including classroom instruction and an extensive preceptorship. The nurse will continue the learning process within the specific nursing unit that they are joining. Each one of our nursing units has a clinician that will be fully engaged in helping you succeed in your new role.

Opportunities are available at MVHS in various areas including Medical/Surgical Units, Critical Care, Inpatient Psychiatric Service, Surgical Services, Dialysis, Emergency Services and our Acute Rehabilitation Unit.

New graduates will receive:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance*
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Employer Matching*
  • Flexible Scheduling (8 and 12 hour shifts; day/night/weekends available)
  • Paid Training and Continuous Professional Development


  • Required: Graduate of an Accredited Associate Degree Nursing Program
  • Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an Accredited Nursing Program 


Nearest Major Market: Utica