End Date: 3/3/2024
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Position Type: Nursing
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
At ChristianaCare, Union Hospital our Clinical Decision Unit has been created to provide superior patient care to those patients requiring observation. Job Summary: The nurse utilizes the standards of practice and professional performance with assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to the Nurse Practice Act and the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics. The staff nurse is a licensed RN who is responsible for providing safe, effective nursing care to patients using the nursing process and complying with accepted standards of progressive care nursing and the policies and procedures of Union Hospital. The RN administers monitors, and documents medications and treatments within the scope of practice. The RN monitors and reports expected and adverse reactions to treatments, procedures and medications. The RN provides individualizing care, collaborating with patient, family and doctor. The RN is responsible for overseeing and contributing to the commitment of providing a safe and secure unit for patient care. He/she collaborates in the development and implementation of the multi-disciplinary treatment plan. This job requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies in order to remain in the position. Essential Job Functions - Service Excellence to all customers at all times - Medication Administration Competency - Physical Assessment Competency - Provision of nursing treatments within scope of practice - Exceptional Interpersonal Communication skills - Collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members - Teamwork and Flexibility Critical Demands: Ability to perform effectively and efficiently in crisis situations. Ability and willingness to work with a wide variety of patients, and to maintain professionalism and effectiveness in times of high stress. Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload. Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision. Discretion and confidentiality are required.
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Maryland RN license or license from a compact state. American Heart Association BLS required. American Heart Association ACLS required within 1 year of start date. NIH Stroke certification required within 90 days of start date.
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.
“Both as a patient and a caregiver, I have witnessed our core values of love and excellence firsthand.”
“I am so proud to be a part of ChristianaCare due to its emphasis on our core values of Love and Excellence.”
Director, Employee Health
“What started out as a temporary assignment has taken me on a career journey as a Medical Assistant to my current role as a Social Worker.”
“During our COVID-19 response I witnessed each of us coming together, not only as individual teams, but as an organization.”
Administrative Services Coordinator
“For me, ChristianaCare is a place of personal growth.”
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“I have been with ChristianaCare for 9 years. Through these 9 years, I have really been able to grow my career and apply my talents within the company.”
Director, Practice Operations
“ChristianaCare is deeply committed to professional development. As we seek new knowledge and continuously improve through feedback, we support our case managers through the achievement of professional certification in case management.”
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Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?
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.
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.
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.
Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!Why Delaware? Why Maryland?
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