HCA, Hospital Corporation of America StaRN Program (New Grad RN), West Florida Hospital (Starts 2/20/2017) STAR in Pensacola, Florida

Come and join our StaRN Program! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity. The next program begins on February 20, 2017, and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship at West Florida Hospital. /Note: the first 6-10 weeks of this program will require travel to our training center in Destin./

This intensive training program is designed for new graduate Registered Nurses interested in starting their career in *Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, ICU, Behavioral Health *and/or *ER *nursing. Certifications will be gained throughout this program, such as: ACLS, CPI and NIH Stroke Scale (and PALS, ENPC, & TNCC for ER). This paid program will allow new graduate RN's to obtain experience through an intensive internship program (typically running for a total of 13-17 weeks). *Upon successful completion of the program, nurses will transition into an available full-time role at West Florida Hospital, *and will get credit for one year of RN experience (increasing the pay rate), plus we'll take into consideration prior healthcare experience at that time (such as CNA or LPN)! All who are selected for this program will sign a 2 year agreement with WFH. If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility.

Requirements: * Graduate of an accredited nursing school within 1 year preferred * Florida Registered Nurse license is required prior to program start date * Self-motivated and strong communication skills required

West Florida Healthcareis proud to be the only hospital in the area to offer all private rooms as well as the area’s only Accredited Chest Pain Center. The facility is also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is the area’s only accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, the area’s only comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital, and a mental health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.

We realize that in the Florida market a significant number of new nursing graduates are licensed and passed their boards, or waiting for their sit passes to take the NCLEX. However, a shortage of positions for beginning nurses leaves many graduates unemployed or under-employed.

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 specialty nurses in Florida and put new RN graduates to work!

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.

Keywords: new grad, residency, registered nurse, graduate nurse, RN

Title: StaRN Program (New Grad RN), West Florida Hospital (Starts 2/20/2017) STAR

Location: Florida-Pensacola-West Florida Hospital

Requisition ID: 00060-022017