Registered Nurse - Vascular Access - Weekend Incentive Program

Job Requisition #: JR56522

End Date: 7/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Evening Shift, Rotation Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse in the Vascular Access Nursing team to be responsible and accountable for pediatric, adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients to provide Vascular Access Nursing care to patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other healthcare team members.  Staffing assignments will include shifts at both Wilmington Hospital and Christiana Hospital. This position offers a Weekend Incentive Program (WIP).


 

Highlights:
 
- Three-time recognized Magnet Status Hospitals!


- Weekend Incentive recognized Magnet Status Hospitals!


 - Opportunity to sharpen your vascular access nursing skills.
 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
 


Performs and documents assessment of patients on admission and throughout hospital stay, initiating, individualizing and evaluating the plan of care including patient response and outcome related to Vascular Access Nursing.
 
Assesses patient/family's learning needs and carries out teaching measures such as the central line teaching record.
 
Demonstrates skills and knowledge related to Vascular Access Nursing necessary to provide care to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
 
Initiate IV therapy in a safe and effective manner.
 
Performs work safely, adhering to established safety and infection control practices.


Requirements:
 
- BSN required; or commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire.


- Qualified candidates should be highly motivated and energetic.


- Must have a minimum of 1 year of previous Medical/Surgical experience required and previous IV experience.


- BLS required.
 


Hours: This position is a Weekend Incentive Program.  This is for three 8 hour shifts of either Evening or Midnight schedules of 3 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. or 11 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.  This requires commitment to work 3 out of 4 weekends per month.

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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.

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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.

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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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