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StaRN – New Graduate Nurse Residency

Kingwood, TX, United States

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SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

                                           *** Please Read Thoroughly***

*Only ONE StaRN application is needed - regardless of hospital**


Come and join our StaRN New Graduate program!


We invite new graduates to apply for a unique opportunity to receive didactic and clinical training in the area of Critical Care, Telemetry, Woman Services, Emergency Department, Operating Room, or Medical Surgical. This program will allow new graduates to obtain experience through an intensive internship program and then transition to staff roles.


This program can be from 12-24 weeks, depending on department you are hired into.


The program consist of simulation lab, on-site training, and on-line coursework. During the first part of the training time (first 5-11 weeks), the schedule will be Monday- Friday, with 40 hour work weeks at a centralized location. Most days will be in typical business hours (8 AM- 5 PM). The 2nd part is precepting at the hospital you were hired for; shifts will transition to 12 hours.


The start date of the program will be in September 16th .

Attendance is imperative and all days are required to remain in the program. No days can be missed. 


All who successfully complete the StaRN program will transition into full-time roles at hospital you are hired for, in the department they are selected for during the initial interview process.

All who are selected for this program will be asked to sign a 2 year commitment with the facility that they are hired at. If a candidate chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they will be required to meet a pro-rated monetary responsibility.


HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood has been serving the Northeast Houston, TX area for more than 20 years, including North Harris, East Montgomery and Liberty counties. At HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood, we believe in “Patients First” and our commitment to providing patients with quality healthcare close to home has never been stronger.


Our 360 Bed, acute-care hospital is located at U.S. Highway 50 North and Kingwood Drive. HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood is home to award-winning programs that improve the care and life of our patients.




 Graduate of an accredited nursing school within the last 9 months.

·         Texas RN license required to start the program.

      NCLEX test results must be received by the Wednesday

      before the cohort starts.

·         Previous medical or service industry experience preferred

·         Self-motivated and strong communication skills required
·         BSN Required
       May ADN Graduates enrolled in BSN

HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Facility: Kingwood Medical Center
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Evenings (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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