The HCA Nurse Residency Program will provide education, support and guidance to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers in HCA Healthcare hospitals. It is a yearlong, extensive clinical orientation (StaRN) and professional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates in an evidence based capstone project.
StaRN (10 16 weeks):
S pecialty T raining A pprenticeship for R egistered N urses
The StaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the graduate nurse with the tools necessary to succeed in today's hospital environment.
StaRN will assist the graduate nurse with the transition out of the classroom setting onto the unit by providing the following training:
Didactic training : introduces nurses to core curriculum and hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
Simulation training : reinforces nursing skills learned in a didactic setting
Hands on training : 5 8 weeks with a facility preceptor in a nursing unit
Additional training and certifications for Emergency Nurses:
ENPC – 2 day course
TNCC – 2 day course
The schedule during the first portion of the StaRN is Monday through Friday, 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. The preceptorship portion of the program consists of three 12 hour shifts at the hospital. Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.
Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital.
Professional Development Program (remaining 9 months) :
Paired with a trained mentor for integration and socialization into the culture of professional nursing
Monthly resident seminars following a core curriculum for professional development
Completion of an evidence based poster presentation
Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills
HCA West Florida 2019 StaRN Schedule:
April 29, 2019
June 17, 2019 (Surgical Services)
June 24, 2019 (+ Behavioral Health)
July 22, 2019
August 19, 2019 (Emergency Services)
August 26, 2019
September 16, 2019
October 14, 2019
November 11, 2019
December 9, 2019
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Recent graduate from nursing program within the past 12 months.
Current FL RN license required or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire.
Previous medical or service industry experience highly desired, but not required.
Self motivated and strong communication skills required.
Candidates who will love our patients are preferred!
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