New Graduate Nurse RN Residency Program
Company: Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Location: Port Charlotte
Posted on: October 10, 2019
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Join our HCA Nurse Residency Program!
The staff at Fawcett Memorial Hospital continually meets the high
standards required to care for the unique needs of our patients. As
part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system, our
237-bed facility serves the Port Charlotte area
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
StaRN (10 -16 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
StaRN will assist the graduate nurse with the transition out of the
classroom setting onto the unit by providing the following
* Didactic training: introduces nurses to core curriculum and
hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
* Simulation training: reinforces nursing skills learned in a
* Hands on training: 5-8 weeks with a facility preceptor in a
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
* Meditech Modules
Additional training and certifications for Emergency Nurses:
* ENA Modules
* 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 per week 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
* Completion of an evidence-based poster presentation
* Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills
HCA West Florida 2019 StaRN Schedule:
October 14, 2019
November 11, 2019
December 9, 2019
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.
Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending,
life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program,
employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment at
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
Graduate of an accredited nursing school within the past
Florida RN Licensure required prior to program start.
Previous medical or service industry experience highly desired, but
Self-motivated and strong communication skills required.
Candidates who will love our patients are preferred!
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