StaRN Feb 2018: Med/Surg Nurse Residency
Location:
Richmond , Virginia
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
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Come and join our StaRN Training Program! We invite new graduate registered nurses to apply for a unique opportunity to be given didactic and clinical training in our Medical Neuro Telemetry Unit. Chippenham Hospital and Health Trust have partnered together to provide this 14 week program that will allow new graduates to obtain specific experience through an intensive internship program. After the completion of the program you will transition to staff roles within the nursing departments of Chippenham Hospital.

  • The StaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the new RN with the tools necessary to succeed in today's hospital environment.
  • The program is 7 weeks of classroom training and 7 weeks in a clinical preceptorship
  • Your training will include basic EKG, ACLS, ECCO high level simulation lab and systems based lectures
See why our employees love working at Chippenham Hospital

As one of the largest facilities in the nation's largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Level II trauma center and we offer Central Virginia's only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.

The Medical Neuro Telemetry Unit at Chippenham Hospital:
  • 43 Bed Unit
  • 29 Medical/Surgical beds
  • 14 beds dedicated to telemetry neuro monitoring
  • Very fast paced and dynamic unit providing care to a wide variety of patients including: general medical patients, general surgery patients, neuro patients, telemetry patients, Hospice and End Of Life Care, psychiatric patients with medical diagnosis
  • Growth and education opportunities to include training in Neuro/Tele while becoming ACLS and Med/Surg Certified
  • Team-Based nursing model which is designed to give each individual a voice through skilled communication and authentic leadership
  • Unit Based Council
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Want to know more about the interviewing process ?
Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of an accredited nursing school within the past 6 months. BSN graduate preferred
• Applicants can apply and be offered a position prior to passing the NCLEX exam
• Applicants should not have acute care / hospital RN experience
• American Heart Association BLS certification required
• Previous nursing support or service industry experience preferred
• Self-motivated and strong communication skills required
• Acceptance in programs requires a two year commitment to the facility

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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