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StaRN Plus ICU - HCA Employees

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: McAllen
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time



*** This job posting is for HCA Employees of South Texas **

      (Rio Grande Regional & Valley Medical Center)


HCA Healthcare is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Registered Nurses to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential with HCA’s StaRN Plus Program for the ICU.


The StaRN Critical Care RN Plus program provides a pathway for HCA Acute Care Medical- Surgical Telemetry RNs to transition into the critical care specialty. The curriculum is based on the AACN National Standards of Care.


Program Starts:  January 2021


Attendance is imperative and all days are required to remain in the program. No days can be missed.


The program is facilitated by HealthTrust (part of the HCA family).


10-week training for acute hospital RNs new to the critical care nursing setting

 • Four weeks of interactive classroom discussions, case studies, hands-on skills training, and simulations with experienced StaRN critical care instructors

• Six to eight weeks of clinical preceptorship


Interactive classroom lectures/discussions and hands-on critical care skills training

•Cardiac and pulmonary intensive care

•Advanced ECG skills

•Ventriculostomy set up and management

• Ventilator management

• Train of four - peripheral nerve stimulator

• Critical care medication titration

• Ventilator fundamentals and management


ICU-specific case studies

•High fidelity simulations in local lab

• ICU-specific scenarios and comprehensive debriefing 



Rio Grande Regional Hospital – McAllen, TX


Founded in 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH), an HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For nearly 30 years, we have remained focused and committed to providing quality healthcare to all members of our community.


With 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient services.



Valley Regional Medical Center


Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville, TX and the surrounding communities in the Rio Grande Valley. We are an HCA Gulf Coast hospital committed to providing the best health care for our residents.


Innovation and an unwavering commitment to patient care are the cornerstones of our hospital. Come experience our family centered care at Valley Regional. Valley Regional Medical Center is a licensed 214 bed facility with over 200 physicians representing more than 25 specialties. We are leaders in the healthcare industry and specialize in a variety of high quality inpatient and outpatient services.  



Our employees come first. We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection and loan repayment.




  • 2 + Plus years of current RN experience in a non-critical care floor nursing.

  • Eligible to transfer per policy:

                  • 6 months in current position

                  • No write ups in the last 6 months

  • ADN Nurses will need to commit to attaining a BSN within 2 years                


If you meet the above qualifications a recruiter will reach out to you for further prescreening.


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.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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