Central Florida Regional Hospital, a 221-bed acute care hospital and Level II trauma center, serves the communities of Seminole and west Volusia counties. The hospital provides the only full-service cardiovascular program in Seminole and west Volusia, including open heart surgery, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation and comprehensive diagnostic services. Other specialized services include orthopedic and spine care, robotic surgery, wound care, acute inpatient medical rehabilitation, complete imaging services and The Baby Suites. Central Florida Regional Hospital is located 3.6 miles east of I-4 between S.R. 46 and Highway 17-92 in Sanford.
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!
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 Monday July 22, 2019, 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 MST program is a 12- week 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:
Intensive Care Unit
Part 1: StaRN Training First five (5) weeks:
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
NIH Stroke Scale 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)
Part 2: StaRN Clinical Preceptorship Next five (7) Weeks:
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
Part 3: HCA Residency Program Remainder of your 1st year
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
Who is eligible:
New Grad RNs who graduated within last 12 months and have less than 6 months RN experience or may have previous LPN exp, EMT exp.
RNs with more than 1 year experience in sub-acute care. RN experience is current in home health, hospice, rehab, skilled nursing facility, just not in acute care.
RN with more than 1 year experience in acute care, but their experience was more than 5 years ago, left Nursing for several years and now want to come back to acute care, must take a "Refresher" course through a college to get basics current before consideration for StaRN.
RNs with experience outside the US (eligibility may vary by facility & experience level)
Current Florida RN licensure
Graduate from Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited school of nursing, within past 1 year is preferred
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
Attendance is imperative throughout the StaRN Training program
Equal Opportunity Employer
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