Registered Nurse, Holloway Program, Wilmington Gateway Building, Wilmington, DE

Job Requisition #: JR69850

End Date: 12/29/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for our Holloway Community Program. In this role, you will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating care of patients (pediatric, adolescent, adult, & geriatric) with HIV, HCV, and other infectious diseases and for HIV prevention. This role also serves as a resource for ChristianaCare Health System caregivers, as well as a liaison to community partners. Education and counseling to patients and families related to health care and disease management is also a priority.

**The home base for this position is located on the 6th floor of the Gateway Building, Wilmington campus, and also requires Tuesday morning hours at Brandywine Counseling on Lancaster Avenue in Wilmington.

As needed support to our Smyrna office will also be required in this role.

** This is a grant funded position.


  • Functions as a role model and resource person in the clinical setting; demonstrates competency in clinical judgment and a strong knowledge base of current clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient need, and to provide the care needed.
  • Assesses the physical and psychosocial health status of patients through the collection of health data.  Plans and initiates appropriate interventions within scope of practice and evaluates effectiveness.  Responds to patient request with promptness, empathy, and genuine concern as perceived by patients, community partners, and other ChristianaCare caregivers. 
  • Provides discussion and nursing interventions for problematic patient issues.  Collaborates with members of the health team to provide support services that facilitate the delivery of patient care.
  • Consults with providers and other health team members when appropriate.  Assures appropriate patient follow-up in the outpatient setting, coordinates with community partners and professional outpatient services.  Coordinates discharge planning and follow-up of the plan of care. 
  • Develops and maintains effective communication within the health care team and other departments.  Participates in quality assurance activities and implementation of nursing standards
  • Evaluates to establish teaching/learning priorities for patients and facilitates implementation; assists in the development of learning materials to facilitate the teaching process for patients.  Continuously evaluates and revises methods of teaching based on the needs of a changing patient population
  • Provides and coordinates education for patients and families in the areas of disease process, treatment modalities, and health maintenance.  Selects and adapts teaching models and methods based on identified learning needs of specific patient population.  Utilizes Teach Back methodology to ensure understanding for patients and their families.
  • Assures patients are properly informed of treatment modalities and services provided within the Wm. J. Holloway Community Program.  Assists providers with procedures in an outpatient setting as outlined in both Medical Group policy and Wm. J. Holloway Community Program procedure.
  • Serves as advocate for patients' rights and intervenes to promote and defend these in order to ensure a patient's safety and well-being.
  • Provides support to providers, nursing, and allied health caregivers in the management of admitted patients.  Serves as a resource for inpatient staff and assists in coordinating outpatient management planning to facilitate patient care and to enhance patient compliance with discharge plans. 
  • Demonstrates awareness of self-learning needs and seeks ways to meet these in order to maintain current competency and respond to new clinical and educational demands.  Interfaces with resource people in order to reinforce expert clinical care and facilitate self-development.  Attends appropriate conference/inservice to maintain current knowledge base
  • Demonstrates the ability to use equipment in clinical setting according to nursing procedures.  Completes routine competencies for clinical equipment as per ChristianaCare standards.
  • Contributes to the professional development of peers by supporting and role-modeling, precepting, and mentoring.
  • Assists in the clinical teaching of professional students, both graduate and undergraduate.  Acts as a resource person for all staff and as a direct liaison to communities throughout the state in educational efforts through mentoring and clinical precepting.  Maintains positive public image with other employees, patients, and visitors at all times, demonstrating Christiana Care core values and behaviors.  
  • Assists, when appropriate, with community-based educational efforts.  Participates in appropriate organizational and community-based committees. 
  • Assists in the development and implementation of appropriate standards of care utilizing current research findings.
  • Defines professional and personal development goals and reviews with management team on a regular basis.  Participates in professional organizations.  Attainment of certification and participation in Christiana Care Professional Nurse development process is encouraged. Complies with mandatory education programs annually as directed by ChristianaCare standards.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A graduate of a state approved or National League of Nursing accredited School of Nursing.
  • Two years' experience as a RN, physician office experience preferred.
  • BSN preferred; AND considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years.


  • Current RN licensure in the State of Delaware
  • BLS certification

Qualified candidates should apply online and attach a current resume for consideration.

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