You've taken all the necessary steps to become a great nurse. Now get your nursing career started on the right foot by joining the HCA Healthcare family. We are here to support you through career growth opportunities, continuing education, and a deep commitment to nursing excellence. Every day, we seek to raise the bar higher, not just for ourselves but for health care everywhere.
We accept applications from nursing students preparing to graduate within the next six months or graduate nursing students with six months or less of experience at the time of application. Intrigued? Don't wait. Apply today!
The HCA Healthcare Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (StaRN) is a year-long program designed to give you hands-on experience helping establish valuable clinical and critical thinking skills. You will be surrounded by a supportive community of nurse educators, experienced nurses, and fellow residents that promote learning, clinical application, and socialization shepherding you through the transition from student nurse to registered nurse.
The StaRN Residency Program at provides you with the tools necessary to succeed in today’s hospital environment. This paid program will assist you with the transition out of the classroom setting through a formalized series of learning experiences, including:
Our scale allows nurse residents access to a wider range of opportunities to learn from our specialists, including:
The first step is an accepted application once it’s been submitted.
Interviews & Selection
After your application has been accepted, you’ll be contacted for an in-person or phone interview.
If you are selected after the interview, you will be notified via email and job dashboard.
Offer Letters Mailed
You will receive an official offer letter in the mail to formally accept the position.
Cohort Start Date
It’s official! The start date is now set and you’ll soon be creating healthier tomorrows!
We accept applications from nursing students who are preparing to graduate within the next six months or graduate nursing students who have six months or less of experience at the time of application.
Navigate our map below to find a nurse residency opportunity that meets your needs or contact us today to learn more.
Our complete benefits package has been customized specifically for our nurses.
We support our colleagues in their practice through effective and accessible clinical education.
At HCA Healthcare, there are multiple ways for nurses to have voice and influence strategies and decisions related to patient care.