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New Orleans, LA, United States


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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Do you have an interest in pursuing your nursing career in the OR? Come Jump start your nursing career at Tulane. We are accepting applications for our StaRN program in the Perioperative OR starting June, 2020.

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Why Choose a Residency Program?

Transitioning from student to professional nurse can be challenging. That’s why we are committed to the development and training of the caregivers of the future. New grads like YOU. How you begin your nursing career is no small decision. Our Nurse Residency program will give you hands-on clinical experience and help you develop critical thinking skills. As you learn you’ll be surrounded by a supportive community of experienced nurses and fellow nurse residents who will help you to be successful and grow your career.

What to expect as a Nurse Resident
  • Clinical instruction by subject matter experts
  • State-of-the-art simulation training
  • Scenarios developed and managed by clinical experts
  • Interaction between facility leaders
  • Continual support from a mentor and preceptor
  • Monthly educational seminars
  • Opportunities for training in specialty areas such as ER, OR and ICU
  • Evidence-based capstone project
Clinical and Professional Development

Our Nurse Residency program is a year-long program comprised of two phases:

    • StaRN - Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses for the OR is 23 weeks with three parts

Parts 1 & 2:    11 weeks classroom, self study, OR skills days, & facility clinical days with looping assignments

Part 3:          12 weeks clinical preceptorship


This program is designed to develop your clinical skills working alongside a qualified preceptor during patient care and through, hands-on simulation training and classroom education.


The StaRN curriculum is based on the American Association of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) core curriculum. The program will also provide introduction and training to the EMR system for your facility.

  • Phase 2: Professional development Partner with a mentor, attend monthly seminars, and complete an evidence-based capstone project for the remainder of the year
What you will gain as a nurse resident
  • Advanced clinical training in a specialty area
  • A full-time position with BLS, ACLS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale and Crisis Prevention Institute Certifications
  • Support from a community of caring, experienced nurses
  • Opportunity to advance your career in one of the largest healthcare systems in the country by joining one of our HCA facilities.

Please check out this video from RN's that went through the StaRN Program:

About Tulane Lakeside Hospital

  • 4700 South I-10 Service Road West, Metairie, LA 70001
  • For Profit
  • Established: 1964
  • Tulane-Lakeside: 121 licensed beds and an additional 26 NICU beds
  • Number of physicians: 1,300
  • Number of FTE RNs/LPN: 219
  • Number of full time employees: 450

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, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. Below is a few more details

  • Student Loan Assistance Program ($150 monthly benefit payment toward qualifying education loans – starts at 90 days of hire)
  • Tuition Reimbursement - Up to $5,250 in tax-free tuition reimbursement each calendar year for higher education courses (tuition, books and course-related fees – starts at 90 days of hire.
  • 401K Plan -  Facility provides a 100% annual match on your contribution* (from 3% to 9% of pay).


Position Requirements (Minimum qualifications for the position)

  •      Graduated or graduating from an accredited school of nursing 
  •      Obtain ATT letter to sit for licensure exam by start of the Residency Program
  •      Or state-approved temporary/permanent license

For Further information on available shifts, salary, relocation assistance, sign on bonus, shift differentials etc., please contact Graduate Nurse Recruiter


Fay Baptist-Sims at 504-220-5247 or email


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

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Tulane Medical Center
Facility: Tulane Medical Center
Job ID: 02560-TULSOR702
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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