End Date: 6/30/2023
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Nurse Residency, Nursing
Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning
Senior Nursing Students, Nurse Graduates and new RN's, it is time to apply for our Medical or Surgical Nurse Residency Program for both Newark and Wilmington Campuses!
The ChristianaCare Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.
Research demonstrates that new to practice nurses completing a structured and accredited residency program leads to:
Therefore, we are committed to supporting all registered nurses with under one year of experience through a nurse residency specialty track.
This exciting curriculum integrates:
Our medical and surgical nursing units at Newark and Wilmington campuses serve an adolescent/adult/geriatric population with a wide variety of complex diagnoses and surgical procedures. Nurses having completed the residency will have built a strong foundation for nursing practice in a fast-paced, challenging environment. The preceptor led program followed by continued residency meetings during months 8, 10, and 12 to further develop as professional nurses and integral members of our caregiver team.
Nurse residents are required to pass State Boards and be licensed as a RN in the State of Delaware (or compact state) prior to starting position. Upon hire, a commitment agreement to work at the ChristianaCare will be signed. The agreement requires completion of two years within ChristianaCare and 15 months of those two years on the unit of hire. Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged $10,000.
What we have to offer to you:
- We are a 3x recognized Magnet Status Hospital!
- Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
- We offer a robust benefits package. Our healthcare benefits include medical, dental & eyecare, starting day one! Enjoy generous paid time off, paid parental leave, competitive pay with shift differentials, tuition reimbursement. Additional benefits include, dependent care assistance, pet insurance, financial coaching, fitness & wellness reimbursements and discounts on multiple services and events.
- Advance Your Nursing Skills by providing a higher level of care.
Currently, the following Medical units are available ( units are subject to change any time based on the needs of the hospital):
3C: Medical Intermediate Care Unit
4N/5W: Medical Telemetry
5N: Medical Telemetry
3B: Medical Unit
4C: Medical Intermediate Care Unit
5A: Medial Intermediate Care Unit
5C: Medical Teaching Unit
6B: Medical Unit
5D: Medical Stroke
8S: Acute Care of Elderly
Currently, the following Surgical units are available ( units are subject to change any time based on the needs of the hospital):
2C: Orthopedic Surgical
4W: Surgical Unit w/ Medical Overflow
4D: General/ Surgical Stepdown
7E: Spine and Total Joint Replacement
How to apply
What to Expect After Application:
We are interviewing every Wednesday and Thursday so be sure to complete the required steps to be seen by a hiring manager!
To be interviewed you must have completed:
Two video on-demand interviews through HireVue and have both clinical instructor references completed.
If you have any issues with your application or any inquiries, please contact Cathleen Mengel, the Nurse Residency recruiter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is important to note that the DE license process may take 6-8 weeks to complete and the failure to do so will directly impact employees' ability to start a position if an offer is made. We strongly encourage applicants to visit the DE Board of Nursing website and begin the fingerprinting and background check process immediately after you submit your application.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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