Career Services

Nursing Graduates

Graduate Nurse:

Come Jump start your nursing career at one of our facilities within the Tulane Health System (Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Tulane Medical Center or Tulane Hospital for Women and Children). We are accepting applications for our StaRN program starting June 11th and September 4th cohorts.

Apply Online TODAY!!!

Why Choose a Residency Program?
Transitioning from student to professional nurse can be challenging. That’s why we are committed to the development and training of the caregivers of the future. New grads like YOU. How you begin your nursing career is no small decision. Our Nurse Residency program will give you hands-on clinical experience and help you develop critical thinking skills. As you learn you’ll be surrounded by a supportive community of experienced nurses and fellow nurse residents who will help you to be successful and grow your career.

What to expect as a Nurse Resident 
Clinical instruction by subject matter experts 
State-of-the-art simulation training 
Scenarios developed and managed by clinical experts 
Interaction between facility leaders 
Continual support from a mentor and preceptor 
Monthly educational seminars 
Opportunities for training in specialty areas such as ER, OR and ICU 
Evidence-based capstone project

Clinical and Professional Development
Our Nurse Residency program is a year-long program comprised of two phases: 
StaRN - Specialty Training Apprenticeship for Registered Nurses a 12-14 weeks program designed to develop your clinical skills working alongside a qualified preceptor during patient care and through, hands-on simulation training and classroom education. The StaRN curriculum is based on the American Association of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) core curriculum. The program will also provide introduction and training to the EMR system for your facility. 
Professional development Partner with a mentor, attend monthly seminars, and complete an evidence-based capstone project. The Nurse Residency program continues for 9 months following the StaRN program

What you will gain as a nurse resident 
Advanced clinical training in a specialty area 
A full-time position with BLS, ACLS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale and Crisis Prevention Institute Certifications 
Support from a community of caring, experienced nurses 
Opportunity to advance your career in one of the largest healthcare systems in the country by joining one of our HCA facilities.

Please check out this video from RN's that went through the StaRN Program:
https://vimeo.com/185879385

Position Requirements (Minimum qualifications for the position) 
Graduated from an accredited school of nursing 
Obtain ATT letter to sit for licensure exam 
Or state-approved temporary/Permanent license

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