at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Registered Nurse (RN) - Acute Care for Elderly (ACE)
FT - Day Shift (Hours: 7a - 7p) - Weekend & Holidays per department guidelines.
Christiana Care Health System is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) for our 8S Acute Care for Elderly (ACE) Unit at Christiana Wilmington Hospital.
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.
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 weeks 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!
Education & Requirements:
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.
Demonstrate a passion for working with the older adults.
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.