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Join our HCA Nurse Residency Program!
Founded in 1969, St. Petersburg General Hospital is a 215 bed
facility located in the heart of South Pinellas County, Florida.
St. Petersburg General is part of the HCA West Florida Division of
Hospitals, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery
and diagnostic imaging facilities, and a complete continuum of
specialized healthcare programs that meet the healthcare needs of
residents and businesses in West and Central Florida
The HCA Nurse Residency Program will provide education, support
and guidance to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers in
HCA Healthcare hospitals. It is a yearlong, extensive clinical
orientation (StaRN) and professional development curriculum for new
graduate nurses that culminates in an evidence-based capstone
StaRN - Cohort Start Dates:
5/31/2021 - Med/Surg/Tele, PCU, ICU, ICU Stepdown
6/28/2021 - Med/Surg/Tele, PCU, ICU, ICU Stepdown
Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses
The StaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the graduate
nurse with the tools necessary to succeed in today's hospital
environment. StaRN will assist the graduate nurse with the
transition out of the classroom setting onto the unit 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
- Hands on training: preceptorship training with a facility
preceptor in the nursing unit
- The typical schedule during the first portion of the StaRN is
Monday through Friday; 8-hours a day, 40 hours a week but can also
include a weekend day during the holidays.
- The preceptorship portion of the program consists of three
12-hour shifts per week and every other weekend at the hospital,
following the preceptors schedule.
- Certifications achieved: BLS, ACLS, CPI, EKG, NIH Stroke Scale,
and Meditech Modules.
- Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.
- Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time
commitment to the hospital. Residents may be obligated to repay a
prorated portion of the educational costs should they break that
Professional Development Program (remainder of the 1st
- Paired with a trained mentor for integration and socialization
into the culture of professional nursing
- Frequent resident seminars following a core curriculum for
- Completion of an evidence-based poster presentation
- Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills
At HCA Healthcare, we are all caregivers. Your ability to make a
difference with our patients is at the foundation of all that we
do. For over 50 years, HCA has been committed to our patients and
to our employees. If you are interested in joining a team where
patient focus is number one, apply now!
HCA is dedicated to hiring our American Heroes and bringing
those iconic military branch values and work ethic to join our
teams and provide care to our communities while ensuring our
military and their families' success in the civilian work
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 will include 401k, PTO,
medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life insurance,
disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment
(available for select roles and facilities), an employee discount
program and more. Choose from a variety of benefits to create a
customizable plan that will best suit your needs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
Recent graduate of an accredited nursing school within the past
Current FL RN license required prior to program start 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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possibility within your career and we take your candidate
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