RN New Grad Residency (Tampa, FL)

Job Description:


Tampa, FL




Facility: TRINITY, Florida

Position: RN New Grad Program- Tampa, FL
Position Information:
New Graduate Nurse Residency Program-Full Time-Tampa, FL
Shift: Full Time-Mixed (Rotating Weekends)
The Medical Center is a 288-bed Healthcare facility with all private rooms located just north of Tampa, Florida. The Center offers state-of-the-art technology for its comprehensive services, including heart and vascular care, obstetrics and NICU, and emergency services in four locations.
The hospital has earned numerous awards and accreditations, such as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission and being named by the Tampa Bay Times as one of the Top Places to Work. Staff members say the welcoming atmosphere, friendly coworkers, and emphasis on teamwork make the Medical Center a great place to work.

Program Overview:
The Nurse Residency Program will provide education, support and guidance to new graduate nurses as they begin their careers in the Healthcare organization hospitals. It is a yearlong, extensive clinical orientation (RN Program) and professional development curriculum for new graduate nurses that culminates in an evidence-based capstone project.
Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses (RN Program)
The RN Program is primarily designed to provide the graduate nurse with the tools necessary to succeed in today’s hospital environment.
RN Program will assist the graduate nurse with the transition out of the classroom setting onto the unit by providing the following training:

Didactic training:
• Introduces nurses to core curriculum and hospital initiatives in a classroom setting
**Simulation training (Brandon, FL - Hotel accommodation/mileage reimbursement provided during training):
• Reinforces nursing skills learned in a didactic setting
Hands on training:
• Preceptorship training with a facility preceptor in the nursing unit

Specialty areas covered:
• MedSurg
• Tele,
• PCU,
• Ortho/Neuro,
• Stepdown,
• ICU,
• Inpatient Rehab units.
Combo is anything under the Med/Surg & ICU Umbrella

Cohort Start Dates:
Specialty Cohort Start
Combo 01/10/22
WS - MB_LD 02/07/22
Combo 02/14/22
ED 02/21/22
Combo 02/28/22
Combo 03/07/22
OR (9+) 03/14/22
ED 03/28/22
BH 04/18/22
Combo 04/18/22
Combo 04/25/22
WS - MB_LD 04/25/22
Combo 05/02/22
OR (9+) 05/16/22
Combo 05/23/22
ED 05/30/22
BH 06/06/22
Combo 06/06/22
Combo 06/27/22
ED 07/04/22
WS - LD 07/11/22
OR (9+) 07/18/22
BH 07/25/22
Combo 07/25/22
Combo 08/01/22
WS - MB_LD 08/08/22
Combo 08/15/22
ED 08/22/22
Combo 09/19/22
BH 09/26/22
Combo 09/26/22
Combo 10/03/22
WS - MB_LD 10/10/22
ED 10/24/22
Combo 10/31/22
OR (9+) 10/31/22
Combo 11/07/22

The typical schedule during the first portion of the RN Program is Monday through Friday, 8-hours a day, 40 hours a week but can also include a weekend day during the holidays.
• The preceptorship portion of the program consists of three 12-hour shifts per week and every other weekend at the hospital, following the preceptor’s schedule.
• Certifications achieved: BLS, ACLS, CPI, EKG, NIH Stroke Scale, and Meditech Modules.
• Attendance is mandatory for the entire program.
• Program acceptance requires a minimum two (2) year, full time commitment to the hospital. Residents may be obligated to repay a pro‐rated portion of the educational costs should they break that commitment.
• Professional Development Program (remainder of the 1st year):
• Paired with a trained mentor for integration and socialization into the culture of professional nursing
• Frequent resident seminars following a core curriculum for professional development
• Completion of an evidence-based poster presentation
• Obtain Charge Nurse and Preceptor skills

• Recent graduate of an accredited nursing school within the past 12-months.

• No more than 6 months of RN experience – ideally less than 2 months of hospital and no more than 6 months of nursing home/home health.
• Current FL RN license required prior to program start or appropriate compact licensure. If compact license held, active FL RN license required within 90 days of hire.
• Previous medical or service industry experience highly desired, but not required.
• Self-motivated and strong communication skills required.
• Candidates who will love our patients are preferred!

The following questions MUST be inclusive upon candidate submission:
• Why are you applying to HCA?
• Specialty preference?
• Unit/Shift preference
• Why Nursing?
• Short/long term goals?

Additional Notes:
• Level 2 Trauma
• Non-Accredited Nursing School Candidates Accepted
• Open to considering candidates from non-acute care settings.
• (Different lines of Non Acute Care Nursing care)
• Non Specialty areas are more in need for residency candidates.
• No more than 6 months of RN experience – ideally less than 2 months of hospital and no more than 6 months of nursing home/home health.

The following are the track lengths for the remaining cohorts in WFL:
Med/Surg/Tele, PCU, Ortho/Neuro, Stepdown, Inpatient Rehab units – 10 weeks (5/5)
ICU – 13 weeks (6/7)

Part 1: StaRN Training
Part 2: StaRN Clinical Preceptorship
Sign on/ Relo- (paid out once training/ preceptorship is complete)
General Comments
Salary Range: Med surge & PCU $25.88 – ICU $26.86 – Specialty $28.47

Shift Differentials: $4.50 Nights - $1.50 Weekends

Sign On Bonus:

$10k – 2 years Commitment

$15k – 3 years

Relocation Assistance: Case by Case Basis for Out of State Candidates.