Registered Nurse - Midnight/Day shift - Medical Observation Unit

Job Requisition #: JR56029

End Date: 4/23/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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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!

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 Christiana Hospital is actively seeking a Registered Nurse to 36 hours per week on the Midnight/Day Shift at our Christiana Hospital on the Medical Observation Unit. Weekend and Holidays - per the guidelines of the department. This team-based work environment offers a unique learning environment and the ability to develop valuable new skills, while refining existing skills/expertise. 


Performs and documents accurate clinical assessments of patients on admission and throughout hospital stay according to established standards. 

Identifies actual and potential problems for which the patient is at risk. Demonstrates acquired knowledge and skills and a commitment to excellence at Christiana Care.

Initiates, follows and modifies a nursing plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis.

Assesses and documents patient response to interventions.

Individualizes instructing methods to best suit patient/family learning needs and abilities. Revises educational plans to meet needs as they change.

Encourages patient/family participation in the discharge process and informed decision making. 

Administers medications in a safe and effective manner.

Responds effectively to patient crisis situations as outlined in standards.

-  BSN Preferred

-  Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.

-  At least one year as RN. Medical or Surgical or step-down experience in an acute care setting preferred.

-  BLS required

-  Demonstrate a passion for working with the older adults

-  Gerontology Certification preferred

Excellent partnership within and across disciplines! 

We work with a team that values collaboration and recognizes the importance of serving together. 

Strong critical thinking and prioritization

Anticipating the needs of others by helping with compassion and generosity

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.


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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A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located on the I-95 corridor between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our location provides 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!

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We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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