End Date: 12/31/2021
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Nursing
Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning
Progressive Care/ Stepdown Registered Nurse Opportunities
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!
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
Our Transitional Medical - Pulmonary Stepdown Unit has Nursing Opportunities Available ~ apply now and see what possibilities are out there for you.
We are currently seeking Progressive Care/ Stepdown Registered Nurses to join our teams.
Shift Requirements: Typical shift will be during the hours of Midnight/Day shift. Shift length will be a combination 12 hour and 8 hour shifts. Weekends, Holidays and On Call shifts - per the department guidelines.
In this role you will work closely with the interdisciplinary team including nursing, case management, social work, pharmacy, hospitalists, and consultants such as Pulmonologists, Nephrologists, Cardiologists, and Infectious Disease. You will utilize your critical thinking and clinical expertise to assess, plan, and deliver individualized care to high acuity medical/pulmonary patients.
You will see a range of diagnoses including ventilator dependent respiratory failure, COPD, Pulmonary Hypertension, Acute Renal Failure, GI Bleed, DKA, Sepsis, and many others. TMU nurses are highly skilled in complex patients and procedures, and are skilled in ventilator management, trach care, suctioning, and wound care.
We deliver holistic patient care that is patient and family centered, ensure patient comfort, and provide education related to medications and disease process. In addition, you will closely monitor patients and manage emergencies. Once stabilized, you will assist with the transition of patients to the appropriate level of care.
Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
Qualified applicants will have at least two years' acute care experience. Stepdown or Critical Care experience preferred.
ACLS preferred - must get within 6 months.
Specialty certification preferred (PCCN, CCRN, RN-BC)
Qualities & Experience We are Looking For
Excellent communication & problem solving skills Ability to work effectively and professionally with an interdisciplinary team A positive outlook and willingness to embrace change
The successful candidate may be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.
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.
“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.”
Conference Support AV/IT Analyst
“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.”
Manager, 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?