Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Decision - 10K Sign-on Bonus

Job Requisition #: JR66155

End Date: 3/31/2023

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Registered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Decision Unit

12-hour Day/Midnight Shift (Work Hours: 7a-7p or 7p-7a)

Elkton, MD

10K Sign-on Bonus!

ChristianaCare, Union Hospital in Elkton, MD, is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Acute Care or Telemetry and the ability and willingness to work with a wide variety of patients for the Clinical Decision Unit.

Our Clinical Decision Unit provides superior patient care to those patients requiring observation. The nurse utilizes the standards of practice and professional performance with assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to the Nurse Practice Act and the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics. 

About Christian Care

ChristianaCare, Union Hospital is an award-winning, full-service community hospital located in Elkton, Maryland. Nationally recognized for clinical excellence in the treatment and prevention of disease, our not-for-profit hospital is dedicated to providing superior, personalized, quality health care to our neighbors, families and friends.

Our services combine the latest technology with the warm, personal touch you'd expect from a community hospital. You'll find us in the community as well-offering doctors, imaging, urgent care and other services to help people stay well. Serving the residents of Cecil County and the neighboring communities in Delaware and southern Pennsylvania for more than 110 years, we've made it a priority to remain committed to the high quality of care that we've been known for since 1908.

We Offer:

  • Clinical Ladder for Advancement
  • 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-week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, 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:

  • Current RN license. (Maryland RN license or license from a compact state.)
  • Associates Nursing Degree, BSN preferred. 
  • New Graduate are encouraged to apply!
  • Acute Care or Telemetry is preferred.
  • BLS certification is required. 
  • ACLS preferred. Must get within 1 year of start date.
  • NIH Stroke certification is required within 90 days of the start date.
  • Ability to perform effectively and efficiently in crisis situations.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision. Discretion and confidentiality are required.

The successful external candidate with 1 yrs. experience may be eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to 10K 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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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

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