Registered Nurse, Ferris School (72hrs / 7p-7a)

Job Requisition #: JR63752

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Evening Shift, Rotation Evening/Morning

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Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of Delaware's at-risk youth?

ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for the Ferris School.

ABOUT FERRIS SCHOOL:

Ferris School is a secure care, ACA accredited treatment facility providing services for up to 72 court committed males, ages 13 to 18. The average length of stay is six months, followed by a six-week transition program. Youth committed to Ferris are identified as serious and/or chronic repeat offenders, who pose a risk to themselves or others and require intensive rehabilitative treatment.
 

Ferris offers a structured learning environment that integrates all elements of rehabilitation: Education, programming, treatment, and therapeutic clinical programs at the start of each day. Programming is individualized and prescriptive to meet the needs of the youth. Staff is trained to view every interaction with the youth as a learning opportunity to enhance their pro-social skills. Throughout the youth's stay, treatment staff maintains contact with the family to assist with a successful family reunification.
 

Youth programming includes: Drug and alcohol treatment, conflict resolution, aggression replacement training, violence prevention, gun violence, victim sensitivity, and youth mentoring services.

WORK SCHEDULE:

  • This is a full-time 36 hours per week, shift is 7p to 7a.
     

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To be a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for youth in detention at Delaware Juvenile Detention Centers and provides care to these patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other health care team members.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • BSN required, ADN considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years.
  • Two to three years nursing experience preferred; work experience with adolescents beneficial.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Health, dental and vision coverage on first day of employment
  • Generous paid time off accrual
  • 12 weeks of parental leave

If you are passionate about serving our patients with Love and Excellence, please consider applying for this position and upload your current resume at the time of application. A recruiter will review your resume and reach out if you qualify.

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.

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.

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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