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Graduate Nurse - Med/Surg - Acute Cardiac Care

HCA Healthcare
New Orleans, LA 70112


SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Med/Surg Acute Cardiac Care
New Grad Nurse (RN) Residency Program StaRN
*Full-Time DAY & NIGHT Shifts Available
We offer a 15K Sign On Bonus & 5K Relocation Assistance, ask your Recruiter for details!
Upcoming Cohort dates August 29th & September 26th, 2022
At Tulane Medical Center Downtown, our RNs have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in all aspects of patient care in our Med/Surg department. Med/Surg at Tulane-Downtown is compromised of the below specialty units, providing the opportunity to focus on gaining experience in one specialty or cross-training between all four units.
Tulane Medical Center Med/Surg Units:
  • Adult Cardiac Care Unit (ACCU)
  • Adult Internal Medicine Unit (AIMU)
  • Urological and Surgical Specialty Unit (USSU)
  • Neurological Intermediate Care Unit (NIMU)
About Acute Cardiac Care:
  • 27-Bed Unit
  • Opportunity to gain experience caring for cardiac patients with CHF, post Cath Lab patients, and post CABG patients
  • Amazing support, teamwork, & engagement throughout all levels Physicians, Leadership, RNs, PCTs
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Are you looking for a work environment as a Graduate Nurse where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your profile with Tulane Health System today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the Tulane Health System team. We have designed a great new graduate nurse residency Program to help our new nurses feel confident as they jump start their nursing career. 
We invite new graduates to apply for a unique opportunity to receive clinical training in almost all areas of nursing.
Program Details: 
Our Nurse Residency Program will provide education, support and guidance to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers in HCA Healthcare hospitals such as Tulane Medical Center.  It is a yearlong, extensive clinical orientation (StaRN) and professional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates in an evidence-based capstone project.
StaRN (12 Week Med/Surg Orientation):
Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses
The StaRN Program is primarily designed to provide the graduate nurse with the tools necessary to succeed in todays hospital environment.
StaRN will assist the graduate nurse with the transition out of the classroom setting onto the unit by providing the following training:
  • Didactic trainingintroduces nurses to core curriculum and hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
  • Simulation training:  reinforces nursing skills learned in a didactic setting
  • Hands on training:   8 weeks with a facility preceptor in a nursing unit
Certifications achieved all tracks: 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Certification
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) Dysrhythmia Interpretation
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification
  • Meditech Modules
The schedule during the first portion of the StaRN is Monday through Friday, 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week. The preceptorship portion of the program consists of three 12-hour shifts at the hospital.  Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.
Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital.
Professional Development Program (remaining 9 months):
  • Paired with a trained mentor for integration and socialization into the culture of professional nursing
  • Monthly resident seminars following a core curriculum for professional development
  • Completion of an evidence-based poster presentation 
  • Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Tulane Health System, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make our benefits package truly customizable to meet your needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
  • Student Loan Assistance Program - 100 paid monthly towards outstanding student loans
  • Tuition Reimbursement - 5,250 paid annually 
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
Our teams are committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Graduate Nurse where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity.
Tulane Health System is comprised of Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, Tulane Lakeside Hospital in Metairie, LA and Lakeview Regional Medical Center located in Covington, LA.  We have been named a Worlds Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2020 listing of the top medical facilities across the globe. We are a teaching and research hospital with 235-beds in downtown New Orleans. We are committed to the development and training of the caregivers of the future.
Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing profiles for our Graduate Nurse openings. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted to learn more about our job opportunities. Submit your profile and help us raise the bar in patient care!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



  • Graduated or graduating from an accredited school of nursing
  • Obtain ATT Letter to sit for NCLEX Exam
  • Louisiana temporary/permanent RN License or valid compact license from permanent state of residence. 

For Further information 

please contact Graduate Nurse Recruiters

Fay Baptist-Sims at 504-220-5247 - email fay.baptistsims@hcahealthcare.com
OR Yahti Wooten at 985-214-6226 - email: yahti.wooten@hcahealthcare.com



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Posted: 2022-06-23 Expires: 2022-07-23

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Graduate Nurse - Med/Surg - Acute Cardiac Care

HCA Healthcare
New Orleans, LA 70112

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