RN New Grad - Med Surg/PCU/ER (Fort Walton Beach, FL)

Job Description:


Fort Walton Beach, FL



PERM FULL TIME-RN New Grad- Fort Walton Beach, FL

Come and join our Residency Program! We invite new graduate RN's to apply for this unique opportunity.

The RN Residency is a yearlong residency which begins with a 10-16 week (depending on specialty), PAID Classroom/Preceptorship program. It allows new graduate nurses to obtain acute care nursing experience through an intensive internship program. Open positions will vary throughout the year, and positions will be offered based on needs of the hospital, but units that typically hire RN residents include:

Medical Surgical
Part 1: RN Residency Training – First 5-8 Weeks (depending on specialty):

Instructor-led classroom training
State-of-the-art simulation including comprehensive debriefs
Certifications needed for each unit
Training on charting systems
The schedule is typically Monday-Friday, with 40 hour work weeks (8 hour days)
Part 2: RN Residency Clinical Preceptorship – Next 7-8 Weeks (depending on specialty):

Conducted at the hospital
You will be assigned a one-on-one preceptor to train you and acclimate you to your role
Regular development meetings between the resident, their preceptor and their Director
Customized Coaching/Onboarding report for clinical preceptorship
The schedule is typically three (3) 12 hour shifts at the hospital
Part 3: Residency Program – Remainder of your 1st year

Upon successful completion of the RN Program, residents will transition to their full-time roles at the hospital and continue professional development through routine interactions with a mentor (meet at least once a month)
Complete an evidence-based capstone project

Current Florida RN license or Multi-state Compact RN license
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, within past 1 year
Program acceptance requires a two (2) year, full-time commitment to the hospital. If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility.
Self-motivated and strong communication skills required
Attendance is imperative throughout the RN Training program
You are more than a paycheck. Our Benefits Raise the Bar: (benefits start once training/ preceptorship is complete)

Paid Family Leave
401k Match
Medical Plan Options, Dental & Vision
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Student Loan Assistance
And more!

General Comments
Additional Info:

New grads accepted with or without RN Lic
Will accept corrections/ home health/ LTAC exp
Looking for candidates with high energy/ passion/ and open to learning
MUST HAVE candidates from ACEN or CCNE accredited school. If they have their RN license and have been working in Home Health/Agency/LTC they are ok to send

Pay Rates During Training:
*Rate increases after training depending on exp (1 year added to overall exp after training is complete)
Medical Surgical- 24.80
PCU- 24.80
ER- 24.80
Sign on/ Relo- 5k (2 year commitment)( paid out once training/ preceptorship is complete)

Program acceptance requires a two (2) year, full-time commitment to the hospital. If a nurse chooses to leave the facility before the 2 year commitment is fulfilled, they may be required to meet a monetary responsibility. (10k)
Nurse Specialty Program Length Program Schedule
Combo - MST/Telemetry Track 11 Weeks 5 Weeks Didactic + 6 Weeks Preceptorship
Combo - Critical Care Track 13 Weeks 6 Weeks Didactic + 7 Weeks Preceptorship
ED – Standalone (10+) 14 Weeks 7 Weeks Didactic + 7 Weeks Preceptorship

Market Cohort Start Date
Orlando 7/12/2021
Gainesville 7/19/2021
Gainesville 7/26/2021

Panhandle 8/2/2021
Gainesville 8/2/2021
Tallahassee 8/2/2021
Orlando 9/13/2021
Gainesville 9/13/2021
Gainesville 11/1/2021
Tallahassee 11/8/2021
Panhandle 11/8/2021
Orlando 11/8/2021
Gainesville 11/15/2021

Current Question Set

1. When did you graduate nursing school? What school? And what degree level did you obtain (ADN, BSN...)?

2. Do you already have your RN license in the state of Florida? If yes, when did you receive it? If no, when do you take the NCLEX?

3. Why are you interested in working at ________?

4. Have you ever been employed by any healthcare organization (or another facility)? Have you ever interviewed with us?

5. Do you have any experience working in healthcare, outside of schooling? (Roles such as: RN, LPN, CNA, RT, Surg Tech etc). (Note: prior experience is NOT required for this program!)

6. All learners who successfully complete the RN Program will transition into an available RN position at the hospital with a two year commitment. Are you able to agree to these terms?

7. If selected for the program, are you willing and able to be flexible regarding unit and shift placement? Do you have a unit and/or shift preference?

8. Career development is a big part of our culture at this organization. Where do you see yourself growing as your RN career progresses? How can this RN Residency Program get you there?

9. If you would like to record a brief conclusion - you may do so here!