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A Versant RN Residency Program / PICU

Los Angeles, California
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At Children's Hospital Los Angeles, we treat everyone with the utmost care, trusted by working class families and celebrities alike.

Our commitment to world-class care begins with you, our nursing professionals. As a Nurse at CHLA, you will be critical to accomplishing our core patient care mission.

Don’t live in California? No problem. We got you covered with relocation reimbursement.

If you're ready to make a difference for thousands of children while elevating pediatric medicine as a whole, join us! By helping these kids, you are helping mold the future. Are you in?

  • Full-Time
  • Level: Varies
  • Travel: Minimal (if any)

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What makes a successful Nurse at CHLA? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Leadership
  • Motivational
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship expertise

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I feel truly blessed that the Versant Transition RN Fellowship Program exists and continues to grow. This program gave me more than I had ever imagined it would. Since graduating, I have become a Certified Pediatric Nurse, and I look forward to the many opportunities that CHLA provides me.

- Suly


The teamwork I’ve experienced here is unlike anywhere else. There is so much to love about CHLA, and the longer I am here, the more I appreciate how amazing this place is.

- Carolyn


If I wanted to work with the best patients, the best doctors and the best nurses, then the only option was Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

- Kim


  • Healthcare

    Medical, Dental, Vision, Healthcare FSA and Health and Wellness Programs

  • Relocation Reimbursement

    Moving compensation packages

  • Continuing Education

    Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development

  • Family Support

    Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Insurance

    Life and Disability Insurance

  • 401(k)/Retirement Plans

    Employer Matching


The Versant RN Residency Program / PICU is a Level I Trauma Unit, for young patients requiring highly complicated and life-saving procedures. The PICU is a  24-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)  the largest such unit on the West Coast. Nearly 1,400 critically ill patients – too sick to be treated on general inpatient floors – are admitted each year for specialized medical and nursing services. Within the PICU, children from multiple surgical specialties including neurosurgery, orthopedics and general pediatric surgery receive advanced level care.

Our next program, designed for the recent RN graduate, begins March 9, 2020. This program is a 22 week immersion with additional education and support throughout the first year.

Minimum Requirements: New graduate or will graduate and will have a RN license by March 2020 and will have less than one year of nursing experience in any nursing area. A BSN is required.

New application process:

First you will upload your application packet on-line at the same time you apply for the position. The Packet will be uploaded into the area that states Upload your resume and can be pasted there as a PDF.  If it is larger than 4 MB then it would need to be separated into 2 parts to the Resume and Cover Letter areas (up to 4 MB each).
Go to our Website at and select " How to Apply" to download the application.

Second you will also be submitting a Prescreen Video for this position and you must click on the following link to register. The Prescreen Video can be recorded at a later time but you must register now   Click Here

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