at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
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ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse for the Vascular Access Nursing team to be responsible and accountable for pediatric, adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients to provide Vascular Access Nursing care to patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other healthcare team members. This team provides the opportunity to sharpen your vascular access skills and work in an interesting specialty that offers autonomy and flexibility. This position requires shifts at both Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital.
Three-time recognized Magnet Status Hospitals!
We offer a robust benefits package to include: Generous paid time off, & medical, dental & eyecare benefits with eligibility on day one, tuition reimbursement, a 403b with defined contribution, paid parental leave, dependent care spend and more work/life benefits!
Competitive pay with shift & weekend differentials .
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates skills and knowledge related to Vascular Access Nursing necessary to provide care to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
Performs and documents assessment of patients on admission and throughout hospital stay, initiating, individualizing and evaluating the plan of care including patient response and outcome related to Vascular Access Nursing.
Assesses patient/family's learning needs and carries out teaching measures such as the central line teaching record.
Initiate IV therapy in a safe and effective manner.
- BSN required; or commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire.
- Qualified candidates should be highly motivated and energetic.
- Must have a minimum of 1 year of previous Medical/Surgical experience required and previous IV experience.
- BLS required.
Hours: This is 72 hours per pay period. Shifts are combinations of 8 & 12 hour shifts. This is a Day/Evening rotation.
Other: Requires weekends per departmental requirements.
Bonus: The successful candidate will be eligible for a Sign-On Bonus of $10,000
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.