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Nurse Residency (RN) / StaRN Program (STAR) 2018 Central Florida Regional Hospital at HCA Healthcare

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Type: Part Time
Location: Sanford, Florida

Job Description:

Job Code: 00327-18q2STAR


Come and join our STARN RESIDENCY PROGRAM! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity. The next program is anticipated to begin on APRIL 16, 2018, and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship. Note: Part 1 of this residency program may require travel to an offsite training location in the Kissimmee area.

Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses

The StaRN program is a 10-23 week (depending on specialty), PAID Nurse Residency program. It allows new graduate nurses to obtain acute care nursing experience through an intensive internship program. Open positions will vary throughout the year, and positions will be offered based on needs of the hospital, but units that typically hire StaRN residents include:

* Medical Surgical

* Cardiac Neuro

* Intensive Care Unit

* Emergency Department

PART 1: STARN TRAINING FIRST 6 TO 11 WEEKS (depending on specialty):

* Instructor-led classroom training

* Paid training all nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rates

* State-of-the-art simulation including comprehensive debriefs

* Self-directed / on-line learning

* BLS/ACLS Certification

* NIH Stroke Scale Certification

* CPI Certification

* PALS, ENPC & TNCC Certifications (ED residents only)

* Meditech Training and Validation

* The schedule is typically Monday-Friday, with 40 hour work weeks (8 hour days)


(depending on specialty):

* Conducted at the hospital

* Paid training all nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rates during preceptorship (union facilities may differ)

* You will be assigned a preceptor specifically for you; to train you and get you acclimated to your role

* Regular development meetings between the resident, their preceptor and their Director

* Customized Coaching/Onboarding report for clinical preceptorship

* The schedule is typically three (3) 12 hour shifts at the hospital


* Upon successful completion of the StaRN Program, residents will transition to their full-time roles at the hospital

* All residents pay rates will increase to the 1 year RN hourly rates (possibly higher if resident has prior clinical work experience, such as CNA, LPN, Paramedic etc)

* Nurse Residents continue professional development through routine interactions with a mentor (meet at least once a month)

* Attend a monthly residency seminar

* Complete an evidence-based capstone project

* Attend graduation


* New Graduate RNs (including inexperienced and experience LPN to RN)

* RNs with only sub-acute experience (including LTC, Rehab, or Skilled Nursing)

* RNs who have not worked in an acute care setting in the past 5 years

* RNs with experience outside the US (eligibility may vary by facility & experience level)


* Current Florida RN licensure

* Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full-time commitment to the hospital. If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility.

* Self-motivated and strong communication skills required


CENTRAL FLORIDA REGIONAL HOSPITAL has been recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. We are a Provisional Level II Trauma Center. Our busy, 221-bed acute care facility has been dedicated to quality and devoted to our community.

HCA North Florida has partnered with HealthTrust Workforce Solutions (formerly Parallon), a subsidiary of the parent company, HCA - Hospital Corporation of America, offering a range of business and operational solutions, to offer StaRN: Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses a unique educational opportunity to meet a critical need for nurses in Florida and put new graduate RN s to work!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: new grad, residency, registered nurse, graduate nurse, RN, Cardiac Neuro, Med/Surg, ICU, ER, Emergency Room

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 03/07/2018

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