Grad RN Nurse Residency Emergency Department at HCA Healthcare in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Job Description:


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have a passion for patient care? Do you want to work for a leading healthcare organization? Come and join HCA's StaRN Nurse Residency Program!

Portsmouth Regional Hospital is a220-bed facility, and the only Level II Traumafacility on the Seacoast. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, one of the nation's largest and leading healthcare systems, and serve the seacoast region's residents in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. The Society of Chest Pain Centers has accredited us as a Chest Pain Center and the Joint Commission has named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, in addition to an Accredited Primary Stroke Center. Most recently, we were named One of America's Best Hospitals for Joint Replacements by Healthgrades and received the Leapfrog 'A' Hospital Safety Grade.

HCA StaRN Nurse Residency Program

StaRN stands for Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses. Our one year long program is specific to the unit you are hired into. This is a full-time, paid and benefited career choice that is designed to enhance your nursing skillsets and knowledge while simultaneously promoting your professional growth and development.

14 Week Orientation:

  • 6weeks in classroom setting to include a combination of self-study, hands-on skills/simulations, and TeamSTEPPS, EKG (Electrocardiogram), CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute),PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), and BLS/ACLS certifications

  • 8weeks of preceptorship with a designated and trained preceptor

After orientation, throughout the remainder of your first year, you will participate in our Professional Development Residency for your ongoing support:

  • We pair you with a designated mentor for extra support

  • You will collaborate with your mentor to complete an evidence based Capstone Project (opportunity to gain recognition by facility and/or corporate level)

  • Monthly resident seminars provide ongoing education to include Intro to Charge Nurse Education

  • Monthly meetings with your nursing director to track your progress, successes, challenges, future goals, etc.

**Two year commitment required to unit and facility

Information about our Emergency Room:

  • 25-bed, progressive, full-service ER with two large trauma bays, a 4-bed fast track, and a 5-bed psychiatric pod.

  • Annual volume is approximately 28,000 patients, with a seasonal increase in volume during the summer months.

  • Types of patients: High level of acuity, trauma, cardiac, stroke, psychiatric, detox, severe sepsis

  • RNs in the ER will benefit from a culture of nursing autonomy as well as nursing protocols to initiate treatment on patients quickly

  • Teamwork heavily focused to promote better patient experience and high quality of care better patient experience & high quality of care

  • A supportive and passionate culture motivated on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification

  • Leaders in the ER have a passion for supporting nurses in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships

  • A healthy work environment with a low turnover rate (less than 5%)

We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. We offer you an extensive total compensation and benefits package. In addition to job security and the reputability that comes with HCA, your benefits will include a competitive salary, 401k with 3-9% matching, paid time off, extended FMLA, four medical plan options, dental, flex spending, life, disability, employee discount programs, employee stock purchase program,tuition reimbursement,student loan assistance and more.

Intrigued? Don't wait, apply today.We are actively reviewing applications for motivated new grads who will help us raise the bar in patient care. Be a part of an organization that invests in you. HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues and we are committed to providing you with the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization.We would love to speak with you about this fantastic opportunity.



  • Graduate of an
    accredited nursing school within the past 6 months

  • Applicants may
    apply and be offered position prior to passing NCLEX exam

  • Previous nursing
    support or service industry experience preferred

  • Self-motivated
    and strong communication skills required

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not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin,
gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability


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