Registered Nurse (RN) - ACE Unit

Job Requisition #: JR70545

End Date: 3/31/2024

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute Care for Elderly (ACE)

FT - Day Shift (Hours: 7a - 7p) - Weekend & Holidays per department guidelines.

Wilmington, DE

Christiana Care Health System is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) for our 8S Acute Care for Elderly (ACE) Unit at Christiana Wilmington Hospital.

Responsibilities:
In this role, we work closely to deliver care that supports elderly patients facing an acute illness. The patient population, for this unit is older adults, typically age 70 and above. Our focus is maintaining function, providing education, and maintaining safety! As a member of the 8S team you will engage in a true relationship-based care model, building relationships with patients and families as well as with your peers, guided by our values of love and excellence.


Our Nurses will assist in managing a team of 5 medical patients per shift and work with the interdisciplinary team that includes a unit-based Nurse Practitioner, both an attending and consulted physicians, pharmacy, physical therapy, and other assistive personnel.


We closely monitor your patients, assessing their physical condition and their safety risks. You will handle emergencies and provide ongoing supportive care. You will receive training in evidenced based care practices for the older adult.

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions.
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out.
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial mentor, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

Education & Requirements:

  • BSN Preferred
  • Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
  • At least one year as RN. Medical or Surgical or step-down experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • BLS required.
  • Demonstrate a passion for working with the older adults.

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.

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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