New Graduate Nurse (RN) StaRN Residency Program
Location:
Augusta , Georgia
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
01417-021917
Doctor's Hospital is located in Augusta, Georgia, the state's second largest and oldest city, and is home of the annual Masters Golf Tournament. Doctors Hospital is nationally known for our Burn Center, the largest in the U.S. We have also been recognized as a top performing hospital by the Joint Commission, Cancer Center accredited by the American College of Surgeons, Chest Pain Accredited, earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery, and we are the only CARF accredited facility in our area. We are a level 3 trauma and emergency center.

We are committed to providing the highest level of quality care easily accessible in an efficient and friendly manner. We understand you have many choices in the community for health care service and strive to instill the importance of customer service throughout all our patient care areas. Doctors Hospital is equipped with the most modern technology to assist your physician with diagnosing and treating your medical needs. Our primary focus is our patients' comfort, convenience and privacy. Our mission and values, as well as strong customer service philosophy guide our actions every day

Come and join our StaRN Residency Program ! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity. The next program is anticipated to begin on Monday, February 19, 2018 and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship.

S pecialty T raining A pprenticeship for R egistered N urses

The StaRN program is a 12-17 week, PAID Nurse Residency program. It allows new graduate nurses to obtain acute care nursing experience through an intensive internship program. Open positions will vary throughout the year, and positions will be offered based on needs of the hospital.

Part 1: StaRN Training - First 5 to 7 Weeks (depending on specialty area) :
  • Instructor-led classroom training
  • Paid training - all nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rates
  • State-of-the-art simulation including comprehensive debriefs
  • Self-directed / on-line learning
  • BLS/ACLS Certification
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification
  • CPI Certification
  • PALS, ENPC & TNCC Certifications (ED residents only)
  • Meditech Training and Validation
  • The schedule is typically Monday-Friday, with 40 hour work weeks (8 hour days)

Part 2: StaRN Clinical Preceptorship - Next 6 to 7 Weeks
  • Conducted at the hospital
  • Paid training - all nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rates during preceptorship (union facilities may differ)
  • You will be assigned a preceptor specifically for you; to train you and get you acclimated to your role
  • Regular development meetings between the resident, their preceptor and their Director
  • Customized Coaching/Onboarding report for clinical preceptorship
  • The schedule is typically three (3) 12 hour shifts at the hospital
Part 3: HCA Residency Program - Remainder of your 1 st year
  • Upon successful completion of the StaRN Program, residents will transition to their full-time roles at the hospital
  • Nurse Residents continue professional development through routine interactions with a mentor (meet at least once a month)
  • Attend a monthly residency seminar
  • Complete an evidence-based capstone project
  • Attend graduation









Qualifications:
Requirements:

  • Current Georgia RN licensure
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, within past 1 year is preferred
  • Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full-time commitment to the hospital. If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility.
  • Self-motivated and strong communication skills required
  • Attendance is imperative throughout the StaRN Training program

Equal Opportunity Employer

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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