Apply for PCHCs Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

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Who Can Apply

The Application Window is Currently Closed for the 2024-2025 Cohort

The Application Window is Currently Closed for the 2024-2025 Cohort to this below:
Applications are open for the 2024-2025 Residency Cohort, and we will accept applications until September 30th.

We can’t wait to have you join our team! New Family Nurse Practitioners who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • Graduate of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner Program within the last 18 months
  • Current or pending license to practice medicine as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maine
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Current DEA License
  • Stated commitment to a career in primary care in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)

How to Apply

The following documentation will be necessary when applying:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Official Transcript 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (Two Professional)
  • Personal Statement:
    • This is an opportunity to give PCHC your personal statement of qualifications, interest, and motivation in acceptance to this Residency. In essay format, please respond to the following question: What personal, professional, educational, and/or clinical experience have led you to choose the role of a primary care nurse practitioner in a community health setting? Perhaps you can share your experience working with underserved populations.

Please upload your documents within your application or send to the FNP Residency Coordinator.

For full details on the application process, click here


PCHC's twelve-month residency is specifically focused on increasing the clinical knowledge, skills, and experience of new family nurse practitioners, providing them with a positive transitional experience from school to practice, and an opportunity to fine-tune skills under the guidance of an experienced mentor.


This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). PCHC is a FTCA Deemed Facility.