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Graduate Nurse (RN) Residency Program - Med Surg

HCA Healthcare
New Orleans, LA 70112


SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

December Graduating Nurses:

5K Sign on Bonus & 5K Relocation

Next Cohort Begins January 13th, 2020



Tulane Medical Center has been nameda World’s Best Hospital 

by Newsweek in its 2019 listing of thetop medical facilities 

across the globe 


Graduate Nurse:

Have you graduatedalready or is graduation coming soon WOW!!! Now where do you go fromhere……..How you begin your nursing career is no small decision. As you consideryour career path, why not start with an innovative and comprehensive RNresidency program such as our StaRN Program. Become part of a collaborativeteam here at Tulane Medical Center, a teaching and research hospital with235-beds in downtown New Orleans.


Take a look at this video https://vimeo.com/185879385


Program Details: 


OurNurse Residency Program will provide education, support and guidance to newgraduate nurses as they begin their careers in HCA Healthcare hospitals such asTulane Medical Center.  It is a yearlong, extensive clinicalorientation (StaRN) andprofessional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates inan evidence-based capstone project.


StaRN (14 Weeks Med Surg Orientation):


Specialty Training Apprenticeshipfor Registered Nurses


TheStaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the graduate nurse with thetools necessary to succeed in today’s hospital environment.


StaRNwill assist the graduate nurse with the transition out of the classroomsetting onto the unit by providing the following training:


  • Didactic trainingintroduces nurses to core curriculum and hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
  • Simulation training:  reinforces nursing skills learned in a didactic setting
  • Hands on training:   8 weeks with a facility preceptor in a nursing unit


Certifications achieved – all tracks: 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) Dysrhythmia Interpretation
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification
  • Meditech Modules

The schedule during the firstportion 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 atthe hospital.  Attendance ismandatory for the entire program.


Programacceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to thehospital.


Professional Development Program (remaining 9months):


  • 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


Full-TimePositions with Benefits

AtHCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create acustomizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverageplans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la cartebenefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan(ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, andparticipate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs.

  • 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).
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • And lots more!

TulaneMedical Center Downtown

  • 1415 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • For Profit
  • Established: 1976
  • Number of Clinics: 25
  • Ownership: HCA and Tulane University
  • Number of Licensed beds: 235
  • Number of physicians: 1,300
  • Number of FTE RNs/LPN: 615
  • Number of full time employees: 1500



Position Requirements (Minimum qualifications for theposition)


  • 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
  • Self-motivated and strong communication skills required!

Candidates who willlove our patients are preferred!!


For Further information on available shifts,salary, relocation assistance, sign on bonus, shift differentials etc., 


Please contact the Graduate Nurse Recruiter

Allison Kane at 337-522-4026 or email Allison.kane@hcahealthcare.com


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.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.



Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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