Registered Nurse, Primary Care for The Holloway Program at Georgetown, DE

Job Requisition #: JR64421

End Date: 12/2/2022

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 The Holloway Program at the Georgetown, DE office.

WORK SCHEDULE

Monday-Friday, day shift

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

To facilitate and coordinate care of patients (adolescent, adult & geriatric) with HIV infection.  Serves as a resource for Christiana Care Health Services employees.  Serves as liaison to the community.  Provides educational materials and inservices for health care workers

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Functions as a role model and resource person in the clinical setting demonstrating competency in clinical judgment and a strong knowledge base of current clinical practice.
  • Assesses the physical and psychosocial health status of clients through the collection of health data.  Plans and initiates appropriate intervention within scope of practice, and evaluates effectiveness.  Consults with physicians and health team members when appropriate.  Assures appropriate patient follow-up in the outpatient setting, coordinates community resources and professional outpatient services.  Assists with discharge planning.
  • Provides and coordinates education for clients and significant others in the areas of disease process, treatment modalities and viral transmission.  Selects and adapts teaching models and methods based on identified learning needs of specific patient population.  Negotiates to establish teaching/learning priorities for patients
  • Assists in the development of learning resource materials to facilitate the teaching process for patients.  Assists in the evaluation and revision of teaching standards based on the needs of a changing patient population.  Acts as a resource person for all staff and as a direct liaison to communities throughout the state in educational efforts
  • Provides consultation/interventions for problematic patient issues.  Collaborates with clinical research staff to provide support services that facilitate the delivery of patient care
  • Provides support to physicians, house-staff and nursing staff 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. 
  • Assures patients are properly informed of treatment modalities offered within the HIV program.  Assists physicians in an outpatient setting as outlined in nursing procedures

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree required. 
  • Minimum one year experience in Medical/Surgical Nursing An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

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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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.

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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.

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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