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Graduate Nurse - RN - Residency Program - ICU

HCA Healthcare
New Orleans, LA 70112
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Sign on Bonus 10K & Relocation 5K
Cohort Dates: August 22nd & September 26th
Graduate Nurse:

How you begin your nursing career is no small decision. As you consider your career path, why not start with an innovative and comprehensive RN residency program such as our StaRN Program. A program designed specifically just for you. Become part of a collaborative team here at Tulane Medical Center, a teaching and research hospital with 235-beds in downtown New Orleans. Come get exposure in Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Cardiac ICU, Neuro ICU and Abdominal Transplant ICU. Cross-train in all 5 units and become a well-rounded ICU Nurse.


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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 (14 Weeks ICU 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.  


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

 Full-Time Positions with Benefits

  • Student Loan Assistance Program - 100 monthly benefit payment toward qualifying education loans
  • Tuition Reimbursement - Up to 5,250 in tax-free tuition reimbursement each calendar year for higher education courses (tuition, books and course-related fees)
  • 401K Plan       -     Facility provides a 100% annual match on your contribution* (from 3% to 9% of pay).
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • And lots more!

Tulane Medical Center Downtown

  • 1415 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112
  • For Profit
  • Established: 1976
  • Number of Clinics: 25
  • Ownership: HCA and Tulane University
  • Number of Licensed beds: 235
  • Number of physicians: 1,300
  • Number of FTE RNs/LPN: 615
  • Number of full time employees: 1500






 (New Grad, Graduate Nurse, StaRN, Residency Program)


Position Requirements (Minimum qualifications for the position)

  • Graduated or graduating from an accredited school of nursing
  • Obtain ATT letter to sit for licensure exam 
  • Or Louisiana temporary/permanent RN License or valid compact license from permanent state of residence. 

For Further information on available shifts, salary, relocation assistance,

sign on bonus, shift differentials etc., 

please contact Graduate Nurse Recruiter

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









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Posted: 2022-09-20 Expires: 2022-10-20

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Graduate Nurse - RN - Residency Program - ICU

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