SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Full-time - Day shift & Night shift (rotating weekends)
Join our 2019 HCA Nurse Residency Program!
The HCA Nurse Residency Program will provide education, support and guidance to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers in HCA Healthcare hospitals. It is a yearlong, extensive clinical orientation (StaRN) and professional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates in an evidence-based poster presentation.
StaRN (12 -16 weeks):
Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses
The StaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the graduate nurse with the tools necessary to succeed in today’s hospital environment.
StaRN will assist the graduate nurse with the transition out of the classroom setting onto the unit by providing the following training:
- Didactic training: introduces nurses to core curriculum and hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
- Simulation training: reinforces nursing skills learned in a didactic setting
- Hands on training: 6-8 weeks with a facility preceptor in a nursing unit
ü Basic Life Support (BLS)
ü Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
ü Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
ü Electrocardiogram (ECG) Dysrhythmia Interpretation
ü NIH Stroke Scale Certification
The schedule during the first portion of the StaRN is Monday through Friday, 8-hours a day, 40 hours a week. The preceptorship portion of the program consists of three 12-hour shifts at the hospital. Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.
Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital and unit.
Professional Development Program (remaining 9 months):
Paired with a trained mentor for integration and socialization into the culture of professional nursing
Monthly resident seminars following a core curriculum for professional development
Completion of an evidence-based poster presentation
Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills
To learn more about HCA’s StaRN training and Nurse Residency program, click here to check out our video: HCA East Florida StaRN program
Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for more than 60 years. As a comprehensive acute healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Licensed for 488-beds, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties.
As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and affiliated with HCA East Florida Division. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God’s people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.
Mercy Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Mercy Hospital is seeking exceptional, caring and compassionate new RN graduates to apply for our StarRN New Graduate program!
Units that may hire StaRN residents include, but are not limited to:
- Medical Surgical
- Progressive Care/Stepdown
- Behavioral Health
- Recent graduate from nursing program; Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred
- Current FL RN licensure
- Strong communication skills required