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Have You Considered Agrace?

As a new graduate nurse, you want to build your clinical skills and confidence, and have a voice in the decision-making process for your patients. And you want to feel supported, respected and valued.

That’s what happens at Agrace.

We’re hiring new graduate nurses who are looking for a fast-paced environment where they can apply critical-thinking skills to care for patients with a variety of medical conditions.

Apply now to begin a career in hospice nursing through Agrace’s RN New Graduate Program. It’s a two-year track of education and support for nursing graduates who have less than a year of experience. You can start before you are licensed and begin earning right away; we offer start dates twice a month.

Come to Agrace to learn a vital specialty in which nurses take the lead in coordinating patient care. See why our nonprofit mission, team-based culture and commitment to diversity have made us a Best Place to Work in Madison—and Rock County’s favorite hospice!

Job Openings

Join Agrace's RN New Graduate Program to:

  1. Build clinical skills and relationships through:
    • monthly training sessions on symptom management, hospice principles and peer support throughout your first year,
    • quarterly training sessions on professional development, relationship building and self-care during your second year, and
    • a mentoring program to help you transition from student to nurse.
  2. Gain more varied experience than most hospital departments offer:
    • Care for patients of all ages and demographics, from pediatric to geriatric.
    • Treat patients with symptoms of cardiac, neuro and pulmonary illnesses, as well as dementia, cancer and rare diseases.
    • See patients with varying acuity.
    • Choose among working at Agrace’s acute-care inpatient units in Madison and Janesville, or in patients’ homes as a case manager, visit or admissions nurse.
  3. Collaborate with experienced hospice physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, spiritual & grief counselors and pharmacists.
  4. Be part of an interdisciplinary team that prioritizes patients’ goals and preferences, and puts RNs in a lead role in coordinating care.
  5. Work in your community, if you choose a case manager, visit nurse or admissions role. Here’s our service area.

Compensation, Benefits and Perks

Agrace offers new graduate nurses competitive pay, a strong benefits package and many wonderful perks. Open each expandable section below to see what you can expect as an Agrace employee.



We are happy to answer your questions about joining the RN New Graduate Program at Agrace. Call a recruiter at (608) 327-7264 or email a question to our nurse recruiters today.