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New Graduate (RN) StaRN Residency Program

Fort Pierce, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

New Graduate (RN) StaRN, Multiple Departments Available

Full Time, Various Shifts Available, 0.9 FTE

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

Fort Pierce, FL


Facility Description:
 

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.


Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood’s Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and, for 11 years in a row, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what!

 

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. Historically HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!



Benefits: 

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.


Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is seeking exceptional, caring and compassionate new RN graduates to apply for our StarRN New Graduate program!


Join our 2019 HCA Nurse Residency Program!
 
Program Details:
 

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

 
Certifications achieved: 

 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) Dysrhythmia Interpretation
  • 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.

 
 

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

Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital and unit.

 

To learn more about HCA’s StaRN training and Nurse Residency program, click here to check out our video: HCA East Florida StaRN program

 
 

Units that may hire StaRN residents include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical/Surgical
  • Telemetry
  • Orthopedics
  • Oncology
  • Progressive Care / Stepdown
  • Trauma Neuro Stepdown
  • Critical Care Stepdown
  • Behavioral Health
  • ICU
  • Emergency
 




Qualifications


  • Recent (under 1 year) graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • FL RN Licensure, or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds

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Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Facility: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00102-StaRNLRMC2019
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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