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OR RN Plus Nurse Specialty Program

HCA Healthcare
Atlantis, FL 33462
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OR RN Plus Nurse Specialty Training Program

Full Time, Various Shifts Available, 1.0 FTE 

HCA Florida JFK Hospital 

Atlantis, FL 33462 


HCA Florida JFK Hospital is offering a great program for Registered Nurses! The OR Plus Nurse Specialty Program is a unique opportunity that provides a pathway for experienced Acute Care Registered Nurses to transition into the Surgical Services Specialty. It is innovatively designed to provide intense training for experienced nurses with a passion to work in the Perioperative setting. The program will provide you with the tools necessary to succeed in todays OR environment.

The OR Nurse Specialty Program will be offered: 

  • February 20th
  • June 26th 
  • September 25th 
  • November 20th 

Program Details:

The OR Nurse Specialty Program will last for approximately twenty-two (22) weeks: 

  • The first seven-nine (7-9) weeks include a combination of interactive classroom discussions, case studies, online learning, hands-on skills training, and simulation with experienced clinical instructors
  •  The remaining thirteen-fifteen (13-15) weeks are spent at the facility working with an experienced clinical nurse preceptor in the OR 
  • Attendance is mandatory for the entire program

What does the OR Plus Program include?

  •  AORN Perioperative 101 Core Curriculum 
  • Curriculum based on evidence-based practice, National Standards and HCA Healthcare Clinical Standards of Excellence 
  • AHA Basic Life Support / Advanced Cardiac Life Support 
  • Basic Dysrhythmia 
  • EHR hands-on training 
  • Perioperative medication management 
  • Communication Tools based on TeamSTEPPS 
  • AIDET, SBAR, Patient Experience, Fall Prevention and more 
Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital and unit. 


HCA Florida JFK Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at HCA Florida JFK Hospital!

Job Summary and Qualifications

What qualifications you will need:
  • Acute Care Hospital Experience required
  • Current Florida license as Registered Nurse or Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions) 
  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing 
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date 
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date 
  • Current Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certification or must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date 

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Florida JFK Hospital was named in honor of our 35th president. We have grown and have four Palm Beach County locations. Our main campus is a 558-bed acute care facility. We are known for services including: emergency services, cardiovascular care, neurosciences and robotic surgery. We offer orthopedic and spine care, bariatrics, behavioral health and obstetrics. HCA Florida JFK Hospital is a Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center. We are a certified Ventricular Assist Device program. We are an American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Center. Our hospital is an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program. We offer two off-site ERs in Palm Beach Gardens and West Boynton Beach. They provide the same emergency treatment for adults and children. We are located in the city of Atlantis. We are near the coastal cities of Lake Worth and Boynton Beach. We are by the beach, restaurants and shopping. There is something for everybody. We invite you to join a dynamic team of clinical professionals in a fast-paced environment while living in Palm Beach County.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated 3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our OR RN Plus Nurse Specialty Program opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

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.



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Posted: 2023-01-18 Expires: 2023-02-22

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