Registered Nurse - Neurology

Job Requisition #: JR58735

End Date: 10/20/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The ChristianaCare Neurology Practice at Newark is looking for a Registered Nurse to join its team.

The nurse will provide quality, safe, evidenced-based nursing care to achieve optimum outcomes both independently and as a valued team member of the practice.  The nurse will follow the Nursing Process when providing patient care.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Demonstrate Knowledge & skills necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide care needed
  • Performs Annual Wellness Visits, Advance Care Planning and Transitional Care Management call
  • Triages walk-in patients and ensures appropriate disposition
  • Answers and respond 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
  • Assures adequate coverage within unit
  • 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.

WORK HOURS

Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm

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

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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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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