LVN Nurse
LVN Nurse
Residency Program

We invite newly licensed LVNs to apply for this opportunity to receive didactic and clinical training in ambulatory nursing. This program will allow new graduates to obtain experience through a residency program and then transition into independent clinicians.

Nurse Residency Overview:

  • Nurses accepted into our program will be trained at our KSC clinic locations throughout Houston and surrounding areas in various Primary and Specialty care areas.
  • Nurse Residents will be oriented with KSC-trained preceptors to prepare for their transition to independent practice.
  • We provide a comprehensive, evidence-based clinical orientation and a six-month transition to practice.
  • Monthly LVN resident conferences follow a core curriculum for professional development.
  • If accepted into our residency program, a one-year commitment to Kelsey-Seybold Clinic and the department hired will be encouraged.

Requirements include:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school with less than six months of LVN experience.
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or better.
  • We will prioritize candidates that have graduated in the last 18 months.
  • The Texas Board of Nursing issues the LVN license; NCLEX is taken and passed before the nurse residency start date.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) and Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Two (2) Letters of recommendation (at least one should be from nursing program faculty).
  • Above-average verbal communication.

Preferences include:

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Outstanding references from faculty or employers.
  • Ability to work in a team to achieve group outcomes.
  • Prior experience in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Volunteer experience.
  • Effective communication skills.

Match Day Process:

  • Candidates selected for match day interviews will be notified by email.
  • All required documents for application, including reference letters, must be submitted before match day.
  • We will schedule match day interviews with residents and KSC nurse leadership over two (2) dates.
  • Behavior-based interviews may take up to thirty (30) minutes.

Program Timeline

  • 1

    Application Open – January 31, 2024

  • 2
    Application Deadline – (30 days from open date)
  • 3

    Interviews – To be determined

  • 4
    Offer Extended – March 2024
  • 5
    Tentative Start Date – 3/18/2024 or 3/25/2024

How to Apply:

  • Apply to
  • We will post Nurse Residency positions under one job code and match nurse residents to a specific clinic/department following the post-match day interview.
  • We will send a follow-up email to selected candidates to schedule them for match day.

For questions, please contact: