HealthONE StaRN Program
for New Graduate Registered Nurses
We invite new graduate registered nurses to apply for a unique opportunity to be given didactic and clinical training in either ICU, Progressive Care Units, Telemetry, or Medical/Surgical. This program will allow new graduates to obtain specific experience through an intensive residency program and then transition to staff roles within the nursing departments of HCA/HealthONE Hospitals.
With seven hospitals to choose from, HCA/HealthONE is a growing system that combines stability and growth. We have more training opportunities, more advancement potential, an impressive range of benefits, and of course, a lot more is something we’re proud of.
Benefits of the HealthONE StaRN program
- Paid, hands-on training and preceptorship from exceptional nurses
- Position within HealthONE network with completion of program
- Benefit eligible after successful completion of the program
- Customized coaching/onboarding report for clinical preceptorship
- Over 60 hours of high-fidelity simulation
- Access to AACN Essentials of Critical Care (ECCO) Core curriculum
- Free access to Lippincott Nursing procedures and skills during and after program completion
- ACLS certification
- Basic EKG
- NIH Stroke Scale certification
- CPI certification
- Meditech training and validation
Part 1 – Classroom Training (first 7 weeks)
- Instructor-led classroom training, 5 days a week, 8 hours a day
- Certifications and ECCO modules
- Meditech Training
- State-of-the-art simulation including comprehensive debriefs
- Self-directed learning
Part 2 - Clinical Preceptorship (remaining 7 weeks)
- Conducted at the hospital with a preceptor
- Typical three 12’s schedule per week
- Regular development meetings between the student, the preceptor and your director
- Graduate of accredited nursing school program (prior to program start)
- Passing NCLEX results (prior to program start)
- BLS from American Heart Association (required)
- Flexibility to work both days and night shift during training (varies depending on unit)
- Flexibility to commit to a full-time RN position with HealthONE facility for two-year period
Can I apply if I don’t have my degree or RN license yet?
Absolutely! The program requirements state that you only need your degree by the program start date and your passing NCLEX results prior to the program start.
How do I know which unit/facility I will be placed?
You’ll discuss your goals with a recruiter before interviewing and you’d know where you have the potential to be placed before you’re offered a slot in the program.
How does the two-year commitment work?
The two-year commitment starts upon successful completion of the program. The two-year commitment is to the facility itself, not to the particular unit, however we would encourage you to stay on the unit you were trained for the entire two years.
Can out-of-state candidates apply?
Yes. This program has been a great option for out-of-state new graduates because it transitions you to our health system in addition to transitioning you into a nursing role in the hospital setting. You’ll also get the opportunity to build friendships with other new graduates.
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