Registered Nurse (RN) Endoscopy - Christiana Newark $10,000 Sign On

Job Requisition #: JR68104

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Endoscopy Registered Nurse

Monday -Friday 80 hours- bi-weekly, shifts vary from 0700-1530 to 09-1730 w/ call coverage 1-2 nights a month and 1 weekend every 3 months.

Newark campus mostly & rotation at Wilm Campus but with less frequency

Closed weekends and holidays except for call coverage

ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with over 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

The Endoscopy Suite at the Christiana Hospital is looking for an RN to work a full-time schedule. This is predominately a DAY shift with possible extended coverage. Rotation to Wilmington as needed is required as well.

The endoscopic nurse provides nursing care for inpatients and outpatients requiring endoscopic procedures, such as, EGD, colonoscopy, ERCP, endoscopic ultrasounds, PEG tube placements, motility studies, Ph monitoring, small bowel enteroscopy, pleuroscopy, and pulmonary procedures.

This RN also rotates to the prep and recovery side of endoscopy. Providing care before and after the procedures including level one Post Anesthesia Care. In this position you will deliver care to inpatients, outpatients and ICU patients, and coverage for both sites 7 days per week/ 24hrs on weekends!

The endoscopy nurse is responsible for the following:

Assisting the physician with all endoscopic procedures and bronchoscopies.

Obtains biopsy and pathology specimens during procedures.

Order additional testing as directed by anesthesiology.

Coordinate moderate sedation for non MAC procedures.

Provide assistance/support to physician and anesthesia during procedures.

Respond to and act on emergent situations/codes within the department.

Educate patient and family/patient regarding procedure, expectations about medications, disease process, discharge instructions.

Monitoring of patient during recovery phase post anesthesia or moderate sedation including b/p, oxygen saturation, respiration, level of consciousness, pain level, EKG rhythm, and pulse.

On call for all emergent cases


  • BSN preferred -Commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.

  • Minimum 2 year of RN experience in areas of Critical Care, Step-down, Perioperative Services-PACU, HVIS or ED required.

  • Previous procedural and GI Lab experience is preferred.

  • BLS required.

  • ACLS required - must obtain within 6 months of hire.

The successful candidate may be eligible for a $10,000 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.

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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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