HCA, Hospital Corporation of America StaRN Program (New Grad RN), West Marion Community Hospital (Starts 2/27/2017) - STAR in Ocala, 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 27, 2017, and is comprised of didactic training, high definition simulation and a clinical preceptorship at West Marion Community Hospital. /Note: the first 6-10 weeks of this program will require travel to our training center in Gainesville./

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 West Marion Community Hospital, *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 WMCH. 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 Ocala Health is the health organization which encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 200-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 94-bed hospital located in West Marion County. The organization includes the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County and inpatient Joint Care Center. It offers a host of medical services including bariatric surgery, cardiac and vascular, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services and a variety of outpatient services.

When you join the Ocala Health organization, you are among a dedicated group of healthcare providers who take great pride in serving the greater Ocala-Marion County community. We are dedicated to quality, safety and integrity, and feel a true sense of responsibility for every family member, friend and neighbor in our care. Add all of this to our unique North Central Florida lifestyle, and you've got a winning work/life combination!

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!

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

Title: StaRN Program (New Grad RN), West Marion Community Hospital (Starts 2/27/2017) - STAR

Location: Florida-Ocala-West Marion Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 00050-022717-WMCH