1+ months

New Graduate (RN) StaRN Residency Program

HCA Healthcare
Plantation, FL 33317


SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

New Graduate (RN) StaRN,Multiple Departments Available

Full Time, VariousShifts Available, 0.9 FTE

Plantation GeneralHospital

Plantation, FL

Named one of the nations Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in 2018 by TheJoint Commission,Plantation General Hospital is a 264-bed,acutecare hospital that has served Plantation and Central Broward County for morethan 50 years. Our facility provides easy access to the vast resources of theHCA Hospital Network,which includes surgeons who excel inminimally invasive surgery with an intense focus in Women and ChildrensServices. We are a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and 2-year recipientof Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award. Plantation GeneralHospital offers emergency rooms and intensive care units designated forchildren, pregnant women and adults. Our goal is to deliver the very best careto our communities and the patients we serve.

Plantation GeneralHospital is a member of the nations leading provider of healthcare services,Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethispheres WorldsMost Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition ofexcellence!


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

Plantation GeneralHospitalis seeking exceptional, caring and compassionate new RN graduatesto apply for ourNew Graduate StaRN Residency Program.

Join our2020 HCA Nurse Residency Program!
Program Details:

The HCA Nurse ResidencyProgram will provide education, support and guidance to new graduate nurses asthey begin their careers in HCA Healthcare hospitals. It is a yearlong,extensive clinical orientation(StaRN)and professionaldevelopment curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates in anevidence-based poster presentation.

StaRN (12 -16 weeks):


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

StaRN will assist thegraduate nurse with the transition out ofthe classroom setting onto theunit 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

Theschedule 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 consistsof three 12-hour shifts at the hospital.Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.

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

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

To learn more aboutHCAs StaRN training and Nurse Residency program, click here to check out ourvideo:HCA EastFlorida StaRN program

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

  • Medical/Surgical
  • Telemetry
  • Orthopedics
  • Oncology
  • Progressive Care/ Stepdown
  • ICU
  • Emergency


  • 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


Our Companys 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 clickinghere.

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



Posted: 2020-04-07 Expires: 2020-07-04

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