at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
Do you like working with older adults and families? This is your chance to sharpen and grow your skills while getting to know our patients, who appreciate the knowledge and skills that you provide.
Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse to work 36 hours per week on the Day Shift at our Christiana Hospital on the 6A ACE Unit. Weekend and Holidays - per the guidelines of the department.
In this role, we work closely to deliver care that supports older patients facing an acute illness. The patient population, for this unit is older adults, typically age 70 and above. Our focus is maintaining function, providing education, and maintaining safety! As a member of the 6A team you will engage in a true relationship based care model, building relationships with patients and families as well as with your peers, guided by our values of love and excellence.
Our Nurses will assist in managing a team of 5 medical patients per shift and work with the interdisciplinary team that includes a unit based Nurse Practitioner, both an attending and consulted physicians, pharmacy, physical therapy, and other assistive personnel.
We closely monitor your patients, assessing their physical condition and their safety risks. You will handle emergencies and provide ongoing supportive care. You will receive training in evidenced based care practices for the older adult.
Qualities and Experience We Are Looking For
Excellent partnership within and across disciplines.
We work with a team that values collaboration and recognizes the importance of serving together.
Strong critical thinking and prioritization
Anticipating the needs of others by helping with compassion and generosity
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
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial mentor, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
What are we about: Our mission as an organization is to serve our neighbors as expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value. This is our promise to you. As a nonprofit health system, our mission is one of service. We believe that the key to providing truly phenomenal health care is to partner with our patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it.
ChristianaCare has the most advanced health care technology available to help meet your needs. But more important than the technology is our commitment to partner with you to meet your individual needs. We want to care for you and help you live the healthy life you want to live.
ADNs candidate are required to commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
Qualified applicants will have at least one year experience.
Demonstrate a passion for working with the older adults
Gerontology Certification preferred
The successful candidate may be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.
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.
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.