Nurse Residency (RN) / StaRN Program Osceola Regional Medical Center

Kissimmee, Florida
Competitive Salary
Feb 08, 2018
Mar 29, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type
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 April 16, 2018
, and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship.  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 hospital, but units that typically hire StaRN residents include:
  • Medical Surgical
  • Medical Oncology
  • Surgical Wing / Ortho / Spine
  • Cardiac - CVU, CVPCU, CVICU, CDU
  • PCU / IMCU
  • Emergency Department
 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 (union facilities may differ)
  • 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
Who is eligible:

  • New Graduate RNs (including inexperienced and experience LPN to RN)
  • RNs with only sub-acute experience (including LTC, Rehab, or Skilled Nursing)
  • RNs who have not worked in an acute care setting in the past 5 years
  • RNs with experience outside the US (eligibility may vary by facility & experience level)
  • Current Florida RN licensure
  • 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
 Osceola Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited 323-bed hospital that builds on a proud tradition of healthcare excellence in Osceola County, Florida and is conveniently and centrally located in Heart of Kissimmee only minutes from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana. The Facility is a primary stroke center accredited by The Joint Commission and has been designated as a Provisional Status Level II Trauma Center by the Florida Department of Health. We've always offered advanced care in our Emergency Room. Now with exceptional trauma-trained staff, the emergency response power of EMS and our partnership with USF College of Medicine, it really is time for trauma care that is close to home. 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! Equal Opportunity Employer
Keywords:  new grad, residency, registered nurse, graduate nurse, RN, Med/Surg, Ortho Spine, PCU / IMCU, Oncology, Cardiac, Emergency Department, ER

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