Nurse Residency (RN) / StaRN Program (STAR)

Location
Ocala, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Nov 14, 2017
Closes
Dec 19, 2017
Ref
00050-18Q1STAR
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Come and join our StaRN Residency Program
! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity.  The next program is anticipated to begin on February 19, 2018
, and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship. Note: Part 1 of this residency program may require travel to an offsite training location in the Gainesville area. Specialty T
raining Apprenticeship for R
egistered NursesThe StaRN program is a 10-23 week (depending on specialty), PAID Nurse Residency program.  It allows new graduate nurses to obtain acute care nursing experience through an intensive internship program.  Open positions will vary throughout the year, and positions will be offered based on needs of the hospitals (Ocala Regional Medical Center
& West Marion Community Hospital), but units that typically hire StaRN residents include:
  • Medical Surgical, Oncology, Trauma PCU
  • Critical Care - ICU
  • Neuro, CVPCU
Part 1:  StaRN Training - First 6 to 11 Weeks
(depending on specialty):
  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • Paid training - all nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rates
  • State-of-the-art simulation including comprehensive debriefs
  • Self-directed / on-line learning
  • BLS/ACLS Certification
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification
  • CPI Certification
  • PALS, ENPC & TNCC Certifications (ED residents only)
  • Meditech Training and Validation
  • The schedule is typically Monday-Friday, with 40 hour work weeks (8 hour days)

Part 2:  StaRN Clinical Preceptorship - Next 4 to 12 Weeks 
(depending on specialty):

  • Conducted at the hospital
  • Paid training - all nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rates during preceptorship
  • You will be assigned a preceptor specifically for you; to train you and get you acclimated to your role
  • Regular development meetings between the resident, their preceptor and their Director
  • Customized Coaching/Onboarding report for clinical preceptorship    
  • The schedule is typically three (3) 12 hour shifts at the hospital
Part 3:  HCA Residency Program - Remainder of your 1st year
  • Upon successful completion of the StaRN Program, residents will transition to their full-time roles at the hospital
  • All residents pay rates will increase to the 1 year RN hourly rates (possibly higher if resident has prior clinical work experience, such as CNA, LPN, Paramedic etc)
  • Nurse Residents continue professional development through routine interactions with a mentor (meet at least once a month)
  • Attend a monthly residency seminar
  • Complete an evidence-based capstone project
  • Attend graduation
Requirements:
  • Current Florida RN licensure
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, within past 1 year is preferred
  • Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full-time commitment to the hospital.  If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility.
  • Self-motivated and strong communication skills required
  • Attendance is imperative throughout the StaRN Training program


Ocala Health
 is the health organization which encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 94-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and inpatient Joint Care Center. It offers a host of medical services including bariatric surgery, cardiac and vascular, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services and a variety of outpatient services.  When you join the Ocala Health organization, you are among a dedicated group of healthcare providers who take great pride in serving the greater Ocala-Marion County community.   We are dedicated to quality, safety and integrity, and feel a true sense of responsibility for every family member, friend and neighbor in our care.  Add all of this to our unique North Central Florida lifestyle, and you've got a winning work/life combination!  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 nurses in Florida and put new graduate RNs to work!

 
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D 

Keywords:  new grad, residency, registered nurse, graduate nurse, RN, Med/Surg, ICU, PCU, Neuro, Ortho, Oncology, Trauma PCU

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