HCA Savannah , GA 31401
Memorial Health Savannah is a 612-bed hospital located in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies, and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, the region's only children's hospital, and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.
Memorial Health Savannah serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina.
Come and join our StaRN Residency Program! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity. The next program will begin in February, 2019 (exact date TBD) and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship.
Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses
The StaRN program is a 10-16 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.
Part 1: StaRN Training First 5 to 8 Weeks (depending on specialty area):
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 (ED residents only)
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 5 to 8 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
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
Must have an active RN license at the start of the program (compact state license is accepted)
Graduate from an 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