HCA Hudson , FL 34667
Join our HCA Nurse Residency Program!
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 (12 -17 weeks):
Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses
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
Certifications achieved all tracks:
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
Electrocardiogram (ECG) Dysrhythmia Interpretation
NIH Stroke Scale Certification
Additional training and certifications for Emergency Nurses:
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 2018 StaRN Schedule:
November 12, 2018
December 3, 2018
HCA is dedicated to hiring our American Heroes and bringing those iconic military branch values and work ethic to join our teams and provide care to our communities while ensuring our military and their families' success in the civilian work sector.
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!