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Careers at Tanner


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Why Tanner?

Exceptional care starts with exceptional nurses

For generations, nurses at Tanner Health System have been part of a unique, patient-centered tradition of neighbors caring for neighbors.

Our nurses deliver high-quality care in an environment that recognizes compassion and rewards multidisciplinary teamwork. Nurses receive extremely competitive compensation and benefits, including specialty differential pay as well as weekend and night shift differential pay. Tanner’s human resources professionals routinely survey compensation packages throughout metro Atlanta to ensure the organization’s benefits and compensation programs are competitive to attract and retain top-tier nursing professionals.

Our team members are Advancing Health. Simply put, this means Tanner is expanding the possibilities of health in our community, providing access to the advanced care our patients need. We know it takes much more than medicine. And we’re prepared to deliver it.

Watch the video to learn more about working at Tanner, where commitment to Advancing Health in our community is a priority.

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Opportunities are endless

Gain experience before graduation

Senior nursing students can apply for the Nurse Extern Program if you are eligible:

  • Students entering or in their senior year in a traditional nursing program
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Current BLS
  • Completition of an online application including resume

The Tanner Health System Nurse Extern Program offers senior nursing students an opportunity to gain clinical experience while gaining a realistic perception of the role of a RN. Nurse Externs may select a specialty tract of interest for their time in the program and when externs who complete the program receive priority as a graduate nurse for open positions.

Tanner helps you make it

Are you a junior or senior nursing student in need of financial assistance?

Tanner Health System offers nursing student financial assistance to those who are eligible:

  • Students entering their junior/senior year in a traditional nursing program
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Current employees — must have satisfactory performance evaluation of at least a 3.0

Participants in Tanner’s nursing financial assistance program receive a monthly payment of $500. Participants must commit to a year of employment for every $5,000 received. A minimum of six months of employment is required for those who receive less than $5,000 in assistance. Interested participants undergo a selection process that involves an application and personal interview. Those selected to participate must maintain active enrollment in an accredited nursing program. Participants will be placed on a priority list for senior nursing internship opportunities and will be placed on a priority list as a graduate nurse for open positions.

Experience is invaluable

Get yours at Tanner

Your nursing program has done a lot to teach you about the fundamentals of nursing. Where your formal education leaves off, Tanner Health System begins, not only educating you, but preparing you.

The Tanner Nurse Residency Program pairs graduate nurses — including registered nurses and licensed practical nurses — with some of our most experienced nursing professionals, giving you the confidence to practice at the top of your licensure. Tanner’s nursing residency lasts about 12 weeks, pairing hands-on training in a clinical setting with online coursework, classroom instruction and mentoring from our nursing experts. The residency begins with eight-hour days for the first four weeks, then rolls into traditional 12-hour shifts.

Nurses gain insight and experience in a range of clinical areas, including:

  • Behavioral health
  • Cardiac care
  • Critical care
  • Emergency care
  • Home health/hospice care
  • Maternity care
  • Medical-surgical care
  • Surgical services

In addition, Tanner helps graduate nurses prepare for their licensure testing, ensuring nurses are ready to pass their boards and practice exceptional care, getting their careers off to a fantastic start.

It’s time to begin

Apply yourself to the future

Interested in launching your career at Tanner? Please click here to see a complete listing of our available nursing opportunities and submit your application. For more information, send an email to careers@tanner.org.

We invite you to learn more about our comprehensive nurse orientation program and our new hire process.


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