New Graduate RN Nurse Residency

Texas Nursing Services   Orange Park, FL   Internship     Nursing
Posted on July 11, 2022
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This is a 10-13 week PAID program starting Monday, October 17, 2022 featuring didactic and clinical training, as well as a 1:1 Preceptorship.  It allows new graduates to obtain acute care nursing experience through an intensive internship program, then transition to staff roles at the facility.

Part 1:  StaRN Training – First 5 to 7 Weeks (depending on track)

·       Instructor-led classroom training - usually held offsite from hospital

·       Paid training

·       State-of-the-art simulation including comprehensive debriefs

·       Self-directed / on-line learning

·       Several Certifications obtained

·       Meditech Training and Validation

·       Schedule: typically Monday-Friday, 40 hour work week (8hr days)

Part 2:  StaRN Clinical Preceptorship – Next 7 Weeks

·       Conducted at the hospital

·       Paid training – all externally hired nurses will be paid at the new graduate RN hourly rate during preceptorship (union facilities may differ)

·       You will be assigned a preceptor specifically for you; to train you and get you acclimated to your role

·       Regular development meetings between the resident, their preceptor and their Director

·       Schedule: 3 – 12 Hour shifts on the unit that is sponsoring you

Part 3:  HCA Residency Program – Remainder of your 1st year

·       Upon successful completion of the StaRN Program, residents will transition to their full-time roles at the hospital

·       Nurse Residents continue monthly professional development through routine interactions with a mentor

·       Attend a monthly residency seminar

·       Complete an evidence-based capstone project

·       Attend 1 year graduation

StaRN Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full-time commitment to the hospital.

Opportunities are available across the system in a variety of units, with the vast majority being in Medical/Surgical/Telemetry units.  While we understand that you may be interested in a specific unit, however we cannot always guarantee that request. We appreciate your flexibility in this, and hope that you understand that this is just the first step in long and rewarding nursing career, in which you will have many opportunities.


  • ·        Graduate of an accredited Nursing School - within past 1 year is preferred; Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • ·        Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state which you practice and/or hold an active Compact/Multi-State RN license
  • ·        No current or prior experience working as an acute care hospital RN
  • ·        Flexibility to work day or night shift (unit needs vary)
  • ·        Attendance is imperative and 100% mandatory throughout the initial StaRN Training Program


PLEASE NOTE: You do not need to meet the college degree and licensing requirements to apply or interview for the upcoming program

General Comments

Salary Compensation: $28.00 - $29.40 

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000 

Relocation: $2,500