Registered Nurse - Casual - Outpatient Infusion Unit - Union Hospital

Job Requisition #: JR65188

End Date: 11/30/2022

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware!

ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet® recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!

Highlights

Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)

Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.

Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.

Robust Benefits Package

The Outpatient Infusion Center at ChristianaCare Union Hospital provides infusion and transfusion services for patients in a comfortable outpatient setting. Nursing care is provided to  oncology hematology patients including education and chemotherapy administration. We provide services to adults patients and offer a range of professional services. All nursing staff are educated and trained in all types of vascular access devices. We seek an experienced  registered nurse to provide care to these patients while administering services.

 
The infusion services offered at ChristianaCare Union Hospital Center include, but are not limited to: Chemotherapy ,Antibiotic, anti-fungal, anti-viral medications, Blood Product Transfusions , IV Immune Globulin, Therapeutic Phlebotomies, Iron Therapy, Injections


We are currently hiring for a RN to work 16 hours per month for the Outpatient Infusion Unit at Cecil Campus - Union Hospital.

Typical shifts are 4 - 9  hour shifts but must be flexible to meet the needs of the unit. Weekends & holiday required as per department guidelines.


Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs arm preps and venipunctures, and assesses venous devices on patients.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver care appropriate to patients. This requires the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify age-specific patient needs, and to provide the care needed.

  • Transfuses blood and blood components according to procedure. Monitors patients for complications and adverse effects and responds medically as required.

  • Administers IV medications to patients. Monitors patients for reactions and responds as required. Documents administration of medications as required.

Requirements:

  • ADN required;  BSN preferred

  • Current RN license.

  • BLS required.

  • 3-5 years  experience

  • Knowledge of Bio-Chemo is an added bonus.

  • Oncology certification preferred

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.

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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