Welcome to TriStar HCA. We are pleased that you will be coming to one of our facilities as a component of your clinical education this academic term. Scroll down to access the orientation content.
Please review each section below to prepare
for your first day of clinical!
COVID-19 Alert: Students returning from traveling out of the country are required to self-quarantine for 14 days before they are able to start clinical rotations in a Tristar facility!
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- Some content will be targeted for specific students based upon their program of study such as nursing, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, etc. Only review this content if it applies to YOU!
- For healthcare system orientations, some content may only apply to a specific facility. Only review this content if you are assigned to that specific facility.
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Driving & Parking
Parking Specifics: Unless otherwise noted, Students should always park as far away from the entrances as possible to allow our patients and visitors easy access to the facility!
– All parking information is available in PDF files that can be printed and carried with you to guide your parking!
Summit Medical Center – Park in the Employee Designated areas on this map!
TriStar Orientation Content
Please review the key information listed below that you will need to know about ALL the TriStar HCA facilities and our patient care practices.
All Clinical Healthcare Professionals Orientation – for roles that deliver direct patient care!
Non-Clinical Healthcare Professionals Orientation – for roles that do not provide direct patient care!
TriStar COVID-19 – for ALL Students & Instructors NOTE: PPE recommendations may change as more is learned about COVID-19. Check with your instructor/preceptor for any new updates!
Additional orientation content based upon YOUR role:
For students that will be working with a preceptor for 160 or more clinical hours, please also complete the following:
TriStar HCA Code of Conduct (requires audio – approximately 45 minutes)
For Pharmacy, Pharmacy Tech, all levels of Nursing, Medical students, Interns, Residents, and Physician Assistant students:
USP<800> Hazardous Medication Safety Information – Note that there will also be a quiz related to this content when you get to the Take the Quiz section!
Related USP<800> Job Aid for download
Facility Specific Resources for Students & Instructors
Based on your clinical assignment at a TriStar facility in Middle TN or Kentucky, review the information for the specific facility as listed below. If your assigned facility is not listed below continue to the next section of orientation!
Unless otherwise noted, all content opens in a new window! Additional Instructor Information is below!
TriStar Information for All Nursing Faculty:
Skyline Nursing FACULTY Information
Southern Hills Nursing FACULTY Information
Meditech Training for those NURSING students who will be using our EMR can be found listed with TriStar Health System Orientations on the Facility Orientation page. There is also a related Quiz to complete. If you go there now, don’t forget to come back and complete the TriStar Orientation.
If you do not know if you will use our EMR, check with your instructor before completing this orientation! The Meditech training will take ~ 4 hours to complete.
Forms to Complete
Your digital TCPS Confidentiality form that you signed as a component of General Orientation is accepted by all TriStar Facilities. No additional forms are needed!
Take the Quiz
Make sure that you take the appropriate quiz(zes)! Please write the quiz name(s) down to avoid taking needless quizzes.
TriStar HCA Orientation Quiz AY2020-2021
In addition, take the following quizzes only if you completed these related orientations:
TriStar USP <800> Attestation AY2020-2021 – for all Pharmacy, Pharmacy Tech, ALL levels of Nursing, Medical Interns/Residents, & Physician Assistant Students
TriStar Health Code of Conduct Attestation AY2020-2021- ONLY if you completed the Code of Conduct training under Student Orientation. This is required for any student/faculty that will be in the facility for more than 160 hours this year.
TriStar Meditech Quiz AY2020-2021 – ONLY if you completed the Meditech Training and have not already completed this quiz.
Remember that your FERPA release allows your quiz data to be shared with TCPS Clinical Facilities. You will have the opportunity to print a completion certificate once you pass the quiz.
Take a Quiz Close the Quiz Screen to return to this page!
Your input is important! Please provide us with feedback about your orientation experiences for this facility and offer suggestions for process improvement.
Optional Facility Website and Career Opportunities
- Ashland City Medical Center
- Centennial Medical Center, Parthenon Pavillion, Women’s Hospital & The Children’s Hospital
- Greenview Regional Medical Center
- Hendersonville Medical Center
- Horizon Medical Center
- Parkridge Health: Parkridge Medical Center, Parkridge East, Parkridge West & Parkridge Valley
- Skyline Madison Campus
- Skyline Medical Center
- Southern Hills Medical Center
- StoneCrest Medical Center
- Summit Medical Center
If you would like information about potential job openings, check out the TriStar Careers website.
Are you a senior-level Nursing student? Learn about our Residency Program HERE!
This completes the online orientation for this facility.
If you have other facility orientations to complete, please use the menu on your right to access additional facilities as assigned by clicking on the Step 2 Facility Orientation link!
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