HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Nurse Residency (RN) / StaRN Program (STAR) Monday February 25, 2019 Oviedo Medical Center in Oviedo, Florida

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 onMondayFebruary 25, 2019, 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 Kissimmee area./

Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses

The StaRN program is a 12 week 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

  • Cardiac Neuro

    Part 1: StaRN Training – First five 5 Weeks:

  • 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

  • Meditech Training and Validation

  • / The schedule is typically Monday-Friday, with 40 hour work weeks (8 hour days) /

    • Part 2: StaRN Clinical Preceptorship – Next seven 7 Weeks:** *
  • 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 1styear

  • 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 Registered Nurse who graduated within last 12 months and have less than6 months RNexperience or may have previous LPN exp, EMT experience

  • Registered Nurse RN with more than one year sub-acute experience (including LTC, Rehab, or Skilled Nursing)

  • Registered Nurse RN with more than 1 year experience in acute care, but their experience was more than 5 years ago, left Nursing and want to come back to acute care. Must take a “Refresher” course through a college to get their basics current before consideration for StaRN.

  • RNs with experience outside the US (eligibility may vary by facility & experience level)


  • Current Florida RN licensure- if State/Compact license is presented must have FL ID or license and must obtain FL RN license within 90 days of hire.

  • Gradu ate 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

    *Oviedo Medical Center *opened in 2017 is a 64 bed acute care hospital, with a 22 bed Emergency Department. Oviedo Medical Center delivers a wide array of in-demand services to an expanding population in Seminole County and beyond. The hospital's modern design and up-to-date technology provides a world-class facility to support local physicians in delivering excellent patient care.

    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 RN’s to work!

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Keywords: new grad, residency, registered nurse, graduate nurse, RN, Cardiac Neuro, Med/Surg, ER, Emergency Room

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Nurse Residency (RN) / StaRN Program (STAR) Monday February 25, 2019 Oviedo Medical Center

Location: Florida-Oviedo-Oviedo Medical Center

Requisition ID: 26750-19q1star