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Registered Nurse (RN) - 8S Acute Care for Elderly

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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.

ChristianaCare Offers:
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
Tuition assistance
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!

We are actively seeking a Registered Nurse to work 36 hours per week on the Night Shift (7p-7a) at our Wilmington Hospital on the Acute Care for the Elderly Unit (ACE Unit). Weekend and Holidays - per the guidelines of the department.

The successful candidate may be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.

Responsibilities:
In this role, we work closely to deliver care that supports elderly 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 8S 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.

Requirements:
- BSN Preferred
- Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
- At least one year as RN. Medical or Surgical or step-down experience in an acute care setting preferred.
- BLS required
- Demonstrate a passion for working with the older adults


EEO Statement:
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.

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Job Posting: 1082478

Posted On: Dec 04, 2022

Updated On: Jan 03, 2023

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