New Graduate Nurse Residency Program - Surgery
Company: Blake Medical Center
Posted on: December 1, 2019
SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Join our HCA Nurse Residency Program!
Experience a higher standard of care at Blake Medical Center
located in Bradenton, Florida just minutes from the Gulf Coast
beaches. Our 383 bed acute care facility has been named a nine-time
"100 Top Hospital" and a "100 Top Cardiovascular Hospital" by
Thompson Reuters, formerly known as Solucient. With a strong
commitment to quality care, advanced technology and professional
development we make sure our employees are well cared for too.
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 OR Track (22 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: 10-weeks - introduces nurses to core
curriculum and hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
--- Simulation training: reinforces nursing skills learned in a
--- Hands on training: 12-weeks - with a facility preceptor in a
For residents assigned to the Perioperative track, the program is
based on the AORN Perioperative 101 Core Curriculum. Many of the
division and/or facility specific training initiatives will be
incorporated as well. Depending on the HCA Division, StaRN
Residents will earn the following certifications based on the HCA
Division Job Description.
Certifications achieved - all tracks:
--- Basic Life Support (BLS)
--- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
--- Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
--- NIH Stroke Scale Certification
All Residents are required to attend every didactic / facility / OR
skills day and scheduled days in Preceptorship. All residents are
expected to come to class prepared with laptop, stethoscope,
dressed appropriately, and with a professional, engaged, and
courteous attitude at all times.
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 2020 StaRN Schedule:
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.
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
Previous medical or service industry experience highly desired, but
Self-motivated and strong communication skills required.
Candidates who will love our patients are preferred!
Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next
possibility within your career and we take your candidate
experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no
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