Registered Nurse - Middletown Women Health

Job Requisition #: JR58657

End Date: 9/30/2021

Location: Middletown, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to work full time for their Women's Health, Middletown

Women's Health is a busy and challenging OBGYN practice that sees women from their teen years through post-menopause.  We are looking for a motivated RN that can work independently while handling the challenges of the ambulatory setting.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Demonstrate Knowledge & skills necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients virtually or on-site within the practice, including knowledge of growth development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide care needed
  • Participates in a relationship-based care approach to care delivery
  • Performs Nurse Visits such as Annual Wellness Visits, Advance Care Planning and Transitional Care Management calls and disease management
  • Performs point of care tests, EKG's and other tests as directed by clinicians
  • Triages walk-in patients and ensures appropriate disposition
  • Answers and responds to telephone messages under the direction of the provider
  • Assists providers in examinations or procedures
  • Functions as a liaison between patients, physicians and staff to provide accurate communication
  • Collaborates with team members to provide a smooth, organized and efficient flow of patients
  • Responds to patient crises situations
  • Assures adequate coverage within unit when needed
  • Provides patient education and wellness counseling
  • Performs medication history
  • Support the work of LPN and/or MA
  • Assist with staff education and evaluation of clinical competencies for new and existing employees (MA & LPN)
  • Assist with orientation of new personnel to ensure that they are properly trained to support patient and provider.
  • Performs chart audits or has designee assist with chart audits
  • Randomly shadows clinical support staff to ensure appropriate care is provided
  • Support the site by acting as the liaison for JCAHO, POCT, Tracer monitor for Safe Practice Behavior Monitoring (SPBM) tools & JCAHO Tracers
  • Administration of medications, monitoring of vital signs, and performing routine treatments and procedures prescribed by the physician when needed.
  • Keeps current with policies and procedures and participates in quality improvement activities.
  • Participate in special projects
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • A graduate of a state approved or National League of Nursing accredited School of Nursing
  • RN license or eligible for licensure in the state Delaware or Pennsylvania & New Jersey if location of employment
  • Two years' experience as a RN, physician office experience preferred
  • BSN preferred; ADN considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years
  • OBGYN/Women Health Nursing Experience Required

This position would involve the RN to work few days from Newark Campus too.

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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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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