Registered Nurse (RN) New Graduate Training

Location
Boca Raton, FL
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 10, 2017
Closes
Dec 10, 2017
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

REGISTERED NURSE - NEW GRADUATE

Program Begins: November 6, 2017

About the Program:

Boca Raton Regional Hospital's new graduate registered nurse training course is a minimum 8 weeks of clinical and classroom instruction. Newly licensed RN's will be in the classroom one day per week, and working clinical shifts with a coach for two 12 hour shifts and one six hour shift per week. The classroom sessions are structured as follows: the first 6 weeks are 6 hour classroom sessions and the remaining 2 weeks are 2-3 hour class sessions. Following the GN program, a 5 week EKG course is offered for new graduates going to areas that require EKG competency. GNs that are hired into this program will be required to sign a two year employment contract with Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

Available Specialties:

  • Medical/Surgical

  • Medical Telemetry

  • Neuro Telemetry

  • Cardiovascular Stepdown

  • Oncology

  • Orthopedics

Application Instructions:

In order to be considered applicants must submit a resume with their online application. Applicants who are selected for interviews will be required to submit the following documentation (instructions on how to submit the documentation will be provided if you are contacted for an interview):

  • Two professional letters of recommendations (at least one from a clinical instructor)

  • Official or unofficial copy of transcripts (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to be considered)

  • Essay that discusses the following topics:
    - What influenced you to become a Registered Nurse
    - Why do you want to work at Boca Regional and what is your desired specialty?
    - What are your career goals?

  • Minimum Qualifications:

    • Only candidates who have graduated within the last six months from an accredited nursing program will be considered.

    • Candidates must not have any prior RN work experience.

    • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Required, BSN Preferred

    • Candidates may apply prior to NCLEX testing. Florida RN license will be required prior to the program start date.

    • 2-3 years of previous work experience in a healthcare or customer services setting(hospitality, restaurant, sales, etc.) is strongly preferred

    • BLS certification by the American Heart Association required

    Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) including evacuation sites.

    • The person in this position will work in a smoke-free location, and is expected to adhere to all smoking restrictions.

    • In the spirit of wellness for both our employees and patients, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has instituted a mandatory influenza prevention vaccination program. Current employees must receive the influenza prevention vaccination free of charge during the recognized flu season. As a condition of employment, new hires will be required to comply with all program rules. This is a mandatory program with the exception of documented medical or religious reasons for not receiving the vaccine. For further information on this progressive program, please contact Boca Raton Regional Hospital 's Human Resources Department at 561-955-4075.

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