Registered Nurse (RN) - 3C Medical Stepdown - Sign On Bonus - Part Time (24 hours) - Night Shift

Job Requisition #: JR65740

End Date: 3/31/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Evening Shift, Rotation Evening/Morning

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Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware.

ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet® recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!


  • Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)
  • Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
  • Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
  • Robust Benefits Package

Our 3C Medical Stepdown Unit has Nursing Opportunities ~ apply now and see what possibilities are out there for you.

3C Medical Unit Stepdown recently received the AACN Beacon Award for Excellence: Silver 2022-2025

The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes amazing caregivers in units who set the standard for excellence in patient card environments by collecting and using evidence-based information to improve patient outcomes along with patient and staff satisfaction

This position is average of 24 hour per week. The leadership team to devoted to providing professional advancement opportunities for our staff, such as guiding our nurses to become a preceptor, charge RN, member of unit and/or system council, and certified. We encourage board certification in Medical-Surgical, Geriatric, Progressive Care, and/or Critical Care Nursing.


The 3C Medical Stepdown Unit team offers an opportunity to provide care for acutely ill adult patients on a 40-bed stepdown unit.

We utilize critical thinking and clinical expertise to assess, plan, and deliver individualized care to an adult patient population with a variety of medical diagnoses. As a member of our team, you will work closely with the interdisciplinary team including nursing, social work, pharmacy, respiratory therapist, physical therapists, speech therapists, hospitalists, and consultants such as Pulmonologists, Nephrologists, Cardiologists, and Infectious Disease.

We see a range of diagnoses including Respiratory Failure, COPD, Acute Renal Failure, GI Bleed, DKA, Sepsis, and many others. 3C nurses are highly skilled in caring for acutely ill and complex patients, who are proficient in telemetry monitoring, non-ventilator dependent trach collar and High Flow Nasal Cannula management, wound care and more.

We deliver holistic patient care that is patient and family centered to ensure patient comfort and positive outcomes by providing education related to medications and disease processes. In addition, you will closely monitor patients and manage any emergencies than may arise. Once stabilized, you will assist with the transition of patients to the appropriate level of care, facility, or home. You will assist in managing a 4-5 patient assignment. 3C staff and leadership take pride in our dedication and teamwork to provide safe, quality care to all of our patients.

The leadership team to devoted to providing professional advancement opportunities for our staff, such as guiding our nurses to become a preceptor, charge RN, member of unit and/or system council, and certified. We encourage board certification in Medical-Surgical, Geriatric, Progressive Care, and/or Critical Care Nursing.

General Requirements:

  • BSN Preferred
  • Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
  • Qualified applicants will have at least two years' acute care experience. Stepdown or Critical Care experience preferred.
  • BLS required
  • ACLS preferred - must get within 6 months.
  • Specialty certification preferred (PCCN, CCRN, RN-BC)

Qualities & Experience We are Looking For:

Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

Ability to work effectively and professionally with an interdisciplinary team and peers

A positive outlook and willingness to embrace change

Compassionate and dedicated caregivers

The successful candidate may be eligible for a sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.

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.


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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