Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care Float Pool - Nursing Fellowship

Job Requisition #: JR66252

End Date: 2/12/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Are you ready to make the move to a higher level of patient care? ChristianaCare is offering an ICU Float Fellowship for experienced Registered Nurses.


  • We are a thrice Magnet Recognized organization!
  • We offer a robust employee benefits package, including comprehensive healthcare, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and tuition reimbursement.
  • This is an opportunity to move forward in your nursing career by moving to a higher level of care.

About the Fellowship:

This unique program is a combination of classroom and clinical experiences. Participants will work under the supervision of experienced critical care nurses for the length of the program. This program is a 24-26 week program that prepares nurses for the rigor of the ICU setting. Nurse Fellows will rotate between our Neuro Critical Care Complex, Surgical Critical Care Complex, Cardiovascular Critical Care Complex, our Medical ICU and our Wilmington ICU. Step-Down, Progressive and Transitional Units will also be part of the assigned areas of work.

This Fellowship is only open to experienced nurses, who wish to work in our ICU setting. No new grads will be considered. Participants will agree to sign a commitment agreement to work at the Christiana Care Health System for approximately two years as a member of our ICU Float Pool upon program completion. ***** The ICU Float fellowship will start on March 19, 2023****

Requirements to qualify are:

  • BSN required.
  • BLS and ACLS required.
  • Two years' Nursing experience required.

Requirements for Application Process:

1.  Attach a cover letter describing why you feel qualified and ready for this ICU Fellowship.

2.  Two Letters of reference: One from a peer and another from a member of leadership on a unit where you have frequently worked. Leadership may include Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, Educator or Providers. This will be requested after the interview with the recruiter, but prior to the interview with the hiring manager and team.

3.  Attach a 1-2-page exemplar describing how you advocated for a clinically critical patient and made a difference in the outcome.

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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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.

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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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