StaRN Nurse Residency – Start Date: Summer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing


*** Please read thoroughly***

*Only ONE StaRNapplication is needed - regardless of hospital**

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helpingothers? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment?Jump-start your career with HCA Houston Healthcare’s StaRN – New Graduate NurseResidency Program.

We invite new graduates to apply for a uniqueopportunity to receive didactic and clinical training in almost all areas ofnursing. This program will allow new graduates to obtain experience through anintensive internship program and then transition to staff roles.

This program can be from 10-24 weeks,depending on department you are hired into.

The program consist of Didactic, on-linecoursework & simulation lab. During the first part of the training time(first 5-11 weeks), the schedule will be Monday- Friday, with 40 hour workweeks at a centralized location. Most days will be in typical business hours (8AM- 5 PM). The 2nd part is preceptorship at the hospital you were hired for;shifts will transition to 12 hours.

Program Starts: Summer 2020 

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

All who successfully complete the StaRN programwill transition into full-time roles at hospital & department they areselected for during the initial interview process.

The StaRN program comes with a 2 yearcommitment with the facility and department that sponsored them intothe program. If a candidate chooses to leave the facility before the 2 yearcommitment is fulfilled, they will be required to meet a pro-rated monetaryresponsibility. 

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood:

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood has been servingthe Northeast Houston, TX area for more than 20 years, including North Harris,East Montgomery and Liberty counties. At HCA Kingwood , we believe in “PatientsFirst” and our commitment to providing patients with quality healthcare closeto home has never been stronger. Our 360 Bed, acute-care hospital is located atU.S. Highway 50 North and Kingwood Drive. HCA Houston Kingwood is home toaward-winning programs that improve the care and life of our patients.

Once on hospital payroll , we offer an excellent benefit package and growth opportunities.We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Yourbenefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability,tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchaseprogram and student loan repayment.


  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing is required.
  • What qualification you will need:
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing school within the last 9 months
  • Texas RN License is required to start the residency program. NCLEX Test results must be received by the Wednesday before the Cohort Starts.
  • Self-motivated and strong communication skills required.
  • HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most AdmiredCompanies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most EthicalCompanies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’dlove to hear from you.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity atour company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color,national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteranstatus, or disability status.

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