Registered Nurse - Midnight/Day shift
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Wilmington, DE 19808
Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as “One of America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report. Christiana Care Health System is always seeking like-minded professionals to join us in our commitment to providing the best patient care in the region
The 6 South Stepdown Nursing Unit located in the Wilmington Hospital for Christiana Care Health System is seeking an RN to work 36 hours per week. Shifts available: Midnight/Day shift. Weekends and Holidays per the guidelines of the department.
In this role you will work closely with the hospitalists, specialty consultants and the transitional nursing staff. You will use your expertise in assessing a patient’s physical and emotional status, past health history, health practices, and both the patient’s and the family’s knowledge of their disease and its treatment. As a transitional nurse you will be engaging in a relationship based care model, building relationships with patients and families as well as with your peers, guided by our values of excellence and love.
You will manage a team of 3 to 4 medical or surgical patients per shift and work with the multidisciplinary team to achieve realistic healthcare goals for the patient and their family.
You will plan your nursing care to promote patient wellness and provide patients and their families with information related to their disease process and patient education.
In addition, you will closely monitor patients, manage emergencies and provide ongoing support and education to the patient and their family.
- BSN required
- Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years from date of hire can be considered with relevant experience
- Registered Nurse with 2 years of experience; telemetry experience a plus
- BLS required
- ACLS preferred. Must commitment to obtaining ACLS within 6 months of hire
- Progressive Care or Gerontology Certification preferred
Qualities and Experience We Are Looking For
- Ability to collaborate with the multidisciplinary team
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to adapt to changing patient situations
- Strong critical thinking skills
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.