Nurse Residency | Home Healthcare

Job Requisition #: JR55816

End Date: 4/30/2021

Location: New Castle, Delaware

Position Type: Home Care Careers/VNA, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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If you are a nurse, and you are compassionate/autonomous/loving ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you! ChristianaCare's Newark and Wilmington Campuses, Ambulatory Care, and HomeHealth are Magnet® designated. With over 1,100 beds and a robust HomeHealth department we are well positioned to serve the healthcare needs of our community. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work in home care with ChristianaCare: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8

ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking Full Time RN's to join our newly created Nurse Residency Program!  This 52 week HomeHealth Residency program will begin 07/11/2021 and provides a comprehensive, structured combination of didactic and clinical experiences that will equip new HomeHealth nurses with the knowledge and tools to become successful in this specialty area.  This blended learning program is focused on the Home Care environment while incorporating a foundation of nursing clinical skills and the nursing process for home health care.  Clinical experiences include chronic disease management for adult patients, post-op care, IV infusion management, wound/ostomy, tracheostomy, drains/tubes, central venous catheters, urinary catheters, and other continuing education opportunities.  If you are interested in developing these skills, in working autonomously, and you possess less than one year of acute care nursing experience this is the opportunity for you! (Recent RN graduates please apply!!) The successful candidates will sign a two year work commitment agreement.

Duties and Responsibilities following completion of the Fellowship:

  • Give skilled nursing care and prescribed treatment to geriatric patients in the community.
  • Care for Oncology patients.
  • Develop and implement care plans, which are goal oriented and patient centered and consistent with available resources.
  • Develop plan for discharge of patients.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a current DE RN license, or compact state license
  • Less than 1 year of RN experience
  • Willing to become IV proficient, and perform IV functions  
  • BSN required; ADN candidates are required to obtain their Bachelors of Science, Nursing Degree (BSN) within three (3) years of their start date as outlined in the Education Agreement required to be signed as a condition of employment.
  • Must be able to attend orientation for 52 weeks; the first 6 months will require flexibility across all shifts.

ChristianaCare HomeHealth Offers:

  • Robust orientation
  • Time to spend treating your patients
  • Laptop and documentation training tailored to your individualized needs
  • Promote & recognize professional development and specialty certifications
  • Medical benefits to start on your first day of employment
  • Tuition assistance
  • Generous paid time off

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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