Registered Nurse | Wound Care Center

Job Requisition #: JR59136

End Date: 12/31/2021

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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To meet the demand and assure quality care, ChristianaCare Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center Cecil County, located at the Union Hospital in Elkton, MD or our Riverside, DE facility.  We strive for highest level of wound care outcomes, utilization of advanced wound care products, and leverage a multidisciplinary approach to care.  Our wound care center is currently seeking a Nurse to join the team and collaborate with physicians and other members of the health care team in providing consistent quality care for patients with wounds.  The successful candidate will case manage a group of patients by planning, implementing, and evaluating a plan of care.  The successful candidate will work Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm with no weekends or holidays required at this time.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Provides direct care for patients in an ambulatory setting through comprehensive assessments, and assessment of diagnostic data and wound evaluations
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of common wound etiologies and wound standard of care
  • Performs ordered treatments including but not limited to vital signs, blood sugars, vascular assessments and ABIs, wound assessments, phlebotomy, medication administration, and specimen collection and handling
  • Prepares and implements a plan of care for the wound patient collaborating with the physician and other health team members
  • Demonstrates competent utilization of interview, examination and observation techniques in obtaining patient history and wound history information
  • Demonstrates competence in assessing patient and family learning needs and developing a plan to meet all areas of learning needs
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with current state license in good standing
  • Bachelor's of Nursing required
  • Two years experience in acute care nursing
  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting 
  • Must be able to train at ChristianaCare Wound Care Center at Riverside for a minimum of month
  • Once oriented must be willing to support cross coverage between the Wound Centers if need (emergent coverage needs only as needed)

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Excellent benefits that are immediately available to you upon your first day of orientation
  • 403(b) and additional program to support retirement planning
  • Tuition assistance towards degree programs
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Great work life balance

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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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.

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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