HCA, Hospital Corporation of America StaRN Program (New Grad RN), Fort Walton Beach Medical Center (Starts 2/20/2017) STAR in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Come and join our StaRN Program! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity. The next program begins on February 20, 2017, and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.

This intensive training program is designed for new graduate Registered Nurses interested in starting their career in *Medical, Surgical, Telemetry, ICU, Behavioral Health *and/or *ER *nursing. Certifications will be gained throughout this program, such as: ACLS, CPI and NIH Stroke Scale (and PALS, ENPC, & TNCC for ER). This paid program will allow new graduate RN's to obtain experience through an intensive internship program (typically running for a total of 13-17 weeks). *Upon successful completion of the program, nurses will transition into an available full-time role at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, *and will get credit for one year of RN experience (increasing the pay rate), plus we'll take into consideration prior healthcare experience at that time (such as CNA or LPN)! All who are selected for this program will sign a 2 year agreement with FWBMC. If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility.

Requirements: * Graduate of an accredited nursing school within 1 year preferred * Florida Registered Nurse license is required prior to program start date * Self-motivated and strong communication skills required

Fort Walton Beach Medical Centeris one of the nation's top performers on quality measures for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. The hospital has the tri-county's only comprehensive cardiovascular program. It is also the only acute care hospital in the area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission, a Chest Pain Center and a Cancer Care Center that is affiliated with UAB and accredited by the Commission on Cancer.

The Emerald Coast features world famous vacation destinations of Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa Island and is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

We realize that in the Florida market a significant number of new nursing graduates are licensed and passed their boards, or waiting for their sit passes to take the NCLEX. However, a shortage of positions for beginning nurses leaves many graduates unemployed or under-employed.

HCA North Florida has partnered with HealthTrust Workforce Solutions (formerly Parallon), a subsidiary of the parent company, HCA - Hospital Corporation of America, offering a range of business and operational solutions, to offer StaRN: Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses — a unique educational opportunity to meet a critical need for specialty nurses in Florida and put new RN graduates to work!

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.

Keywords: new grad, residency, registered nurse, graduate nurse, RN

Title: StaRN Program (New Grad RN), Fort Walton Beach Medical Center (Starts 2/20/2017) STAR

Location: Florida-Fort Walton Beach-Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01307-022017