Registered Nurse : Post Partum Unit : FT 7p- 7 A

Job Requisition #: JR69736

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Morning Shift, No Rotation

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The ChristianaCare Postpartum Unit (6M/7M) is a 72-bed inpatient unit that cares for postpartum patients and their stable newborns in the Women's and Children's Building on the Newark campus.  


The average length of stay is 1-4 days post birth and the general acuity level ranges from good to fair. The unit supports rooming in and family centered care. A couplet care model is utilized so that an RN will be assigned both the delivered parent as well as the newborn as a portion of their overall assignment.  A nursery is maintained primarily for emergency management or for short term convalescent care. Postpartum staff also support the care of newborns in our substance withdrawal program.


24/7 nursing care provided for delivered patients and their newborns can include:

-       Comprehensive physical, psychosocial & learning assessments

-       Individualized care planning & care plan execution

-       Facilitation of interdisciplinary team coordination

-       Skillful utilization of patient electronic health record

-       Advocacy & effective management in the event of patient condition change

-       Appropriate delegation of tasks to unlicensed assistive personnel

As a tertiary teaching organization supporting over 6,000 births annually, we strive to serve our community as partners in their care with excellence and love. All those joining the team in Women's & Children's can look forward to training and supporting care in other service line departments based on clinical competency and patient need. The Women's & Children's Service Line is comprised of an OB Emergency Department, Labor & Delivery, OB Peri-op, OB High Risk, Antepartum, NICU and Pediatric Emergency and Inpatient Unit.

The following certifications are required: BLS and NRP

The following professional certifications are recognized in this patient care area RNC-MNN, RNC-OB

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.

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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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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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