HCA, Hospital Corporation of America New Graduate (RN) Residency Program – StaRN in Tamarac, Florida

Full-time - Day shift & Night shift (rotating weekends)

Join our 2018 HCA Nurse Residency Program!

Program Details:

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):

SpecialtyTrainingApprenticeship forRegisteredNurses

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:/6-8 weeks with a facility preceptor in a nursing unit/

// Certifications achieved:

ü Basic Life Support (BLS)

ü Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

ü Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification

ü Electrocardiogram (ECG) Dysrhythmia Interpretation

ü NIH Stroke Scale Certification

  1. 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 capstone project to culminate the year-long project

    • Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills

    Facility Description:

// University Hospital and Medical Centeris a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services as well as an academic teaching center for Behavioral Health. Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader in breakthroughs to orthopedic care as well as joint replacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient and outpatient services and a one-of-a-kind geriatric program. Other specialty services include a Wound Healing Center and Vascular Services, Primary Stroke Center and Women’s Center. Our newly renovated family-friendly ER provides expert, compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations for seniors.

We continue a proud tradition of providing high level, personalized care close to home in your local community. /* */

/University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/

University Hospital is seeking exceptional, caring and compassionate new RN graduates to apply for our StarRN New Graduate program!

Units that typically hire StaRN residents include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical/Surgical

  • Oncology

  • Orthopedics

  • Telemetry

  • Progressive Care/Stepdown

  • Behavioral Health

  • ICU

  • Emergency


  • Recent graduate from nursing program; Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred

  • Current FL RN licensure

  • Strong communication skills required

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: New Graduate (RN) Residency Program – StaRN

Location: Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County

Requisition ID: 00000-StaRNUHMC2018