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New Graduate Nurse Residency Program - Psych

HCA Healthcare
New Port Richey, FL 34655


SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Join our HCA Nurse Residency Program! 


Equipped with the best healingpractices, brightest medical teams and the most advanced medical technologies,Medical Center of Trinity, a new 340 bed, state-of-the-art, all private roomhospital located on a 50-acre campus, serves the fast growing communities of Pasco,Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties.  With a healthcare team that bringsover 40 years in a clinical setting and a strong dedication to patient-centeredcare, our talented RNs and medical professionals are always encouraged tolearn, grow and thrive in a supportive atmosphere that celebrates thecommitment of our people.

Program Details: 


The HCA NurseResidency Program will provide education, support and guidance to new graduatenurses as they begin their careers in HCA Healthcare hospitals.  It is ayearlong, extensive clinical orientation (StaRN) andprofessional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates inan evidence-based capstone project.


StaRN BehavioralHealth Track  (12 weeks):

pecialty Training Apprenticeshipfor Registered Nurses


The StaRN Program isprimarily designed to provide the graduate nurse with the tools necessary tosucceed in today’s hospital environment.


StaRN will assist thegraduate nurse with the transition out of the classroom setting onto theunit by providing the following training: 

  • Didactic training: 6-weeks - 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-weeks - with a facility preceptor in a nursing unit

Certificationsachieved – 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 duringthe first portion of the StaRN is Monday through Friday, 8-hours a day, 40hours a week. The preceptorship portion of the program consists of three12-hour shifts per week at the hospital.  Attendance is mandatoryfor the entire program.


Program acceptancerequires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital.

Professional DevelopmentProgram (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

HCA West Florida 2020 StaRNSchedule: 




HCA is dedicated tohiring our American Heroes and bringing those iconic military branch values andwork ethic to join our teams and provide care to our communities while ensuringour military and their families’ success in the civilian work sector.   


Your benefits include401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuitionreimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program andstudent loan repayment at participating facilities. 


We are an equalopportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminateon the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexualorientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Recent graduate from nursing program within the past 12-months.
Current FL RN license required or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire.
Previous medical or service industry experience highly desired, but not required.
Self-motivated and strong communication skills required.
Candidates who will love our patients are preferred!


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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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