Throughout the HCA Mountain Division, we support nurses during every step of their clinical careers through learning and leadership development programs. Whether you are newly graduated or an experienced nurse seeking career advancement, you can benefit from the many professional development opportunities offered by Mountain Division and HCA.

StaRN Nurse Residency Program

Our enterprise-wide residency is designed to build clinical skills and professional development for new nurses through our 12-month training program. StaRN Nurse Residency provides classroom education, hands-on simulation training and preceptorship.

Nurse Practice Council and Nursing Shared Governance

Throughout the Mountain Division, nurses have a voice in decisions impacting patient care through professional practice councils. Hospital-based committees have representation across multiple nursing specialties and units, providing collective knowledge and influence in patient care.

Director Development Program

HCA offers a 7-to-10-month program designed to prepare nursing leaders in emergency and surgical services to assume nursing director positions. Participating nurses can also attend alumni events to support ongoing professional development.

HCA Charge Nurse Leadership Certificate

Charge Nurses at Mountain Division hospitals can build core leadership skills aimed at ensuring exceptional patient care and contribute positive business results. The certificate consists of nine courses and 32.5 hours of education.

CNO Development Program

Our parent company offers a year-long executive development program, expanding the pipeline of nursing leaders to transition into the chief nursing officer position. The program combines executive exposure, business management and networking to fully prepare nurses to be successful executive leaders. While in the development program, the nurse assumes the role of associate chief nursing officer, acting as a member of the hospital’s administrative team.

HealthStream Employee Education

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