New Graduate Nurse (RN) OR Nurse Residency Program
Walterboro , South Carolina
November 24, 2017
Colleton Medical Center is proud to be the leader of healthcare services to Colleton and the surrounding counties. Our 135 bed facility is able to provide the most comprehensive care to improve the health of our community, and we have been serving the community for over half a century. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and offer a full-range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services.

Colleton Medical Center is offering a Residency Program in Operating Room Nursing! The StaRN Perioperative Nurse Specialty Program is a unique educational opportunity to meet a critical need for Perioperative Surgical Nurses. It is innovatively designed to provide intense post graduate training for newly licensed and experienced nurses interested in working in the OR setting.

The OR Residency Program will begin in February 2018. The program is comprised of a combination of didactic training, hands-on skills labs, on line education through the AORN Periop 101 Course, hands-on clinical training, and clinical preceptorship at the sponsoring facility.

The program will last for approximately six months/24 weeks (could possibly go longer depending on individual progress). The first twelve (12) weeks includes a combination of didactic education, online learning, and hands-on clinical training in the Hospital Operating Room/Surgical Suite. The remaining twelve (12) weeks is spent at Colleton Medical Center working with an experienced clinical preceptor.

Learners will be Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified by the American Heart Association during the program.

Upon successful completion of the program the students will be placed in a Surgical Services Registered Nurse role at Colleton Medical Center!

The participating nurse will make a two-year commitment to work at the sponsor hospital. The RN Learner will be obligated to repay a pro-rated portion of the educational costs should the learner break that commitment.
Requirements of the Program:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Current/Active South Carolina Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing with the state upon starting the program
  • If Registered Nurse with experience - Hospital Med/Surg experience is preferred
  • Current certification as an American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
  • Customer service abilities, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision 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 lbs

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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