Registered Nurse, part time, 24 hours/week, 7A-7P,

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to work part-time, two 12 hour shifts per week (7A-7P) for the Stevenson House Juvenile Detention Center located in Milford, DE. WORK SCHEDULE 7A-7P shift, 24 hours per week JOB HIGHLIGHTS Perform nursing assessments and collect data on adolescent patients on admission and sick call. Manage patients within scope of practice with referral to physician or advanced practice nurse as required. Evaluate plan of care including patient response and outcomes according to established standards. Assess patient knowledge deficits, identify learning needs, and provide appropriate patient education. Establish and maintain a sound knowledge base of nursing care necessary for patient population. Respond effectively to emergencies and patient crisis situations. Navigating the FOCUS system that provides tracking of medication prescribed for children in detention. Gathering the information needed regarding medications prescribed and enter the medication information into FOCUS. Accessing and maintaining the LIMS STD system through the Delaware Public Health Lab. Preparing charts/ information for Psychiatrist to perform Tele-Psych weekly. Completing yearly Vaccines for Children (VFC) trainings and keeping temperature logs up to date in the Log Tag System, reporting any temperature outside of the required range immediately. Maintaining stock supplies/medications as well as their expiration dates, disposing of properly when necessary. Performance Based Standards monthly reports as well as PBS injury reports as needed. Manage patient medication and administer dispensation safely and effectively. Interpret test values and report abnormal values with follow-up in accordance with specific guidelines. Maintain required credentials of CPR, mandatory inservice education and required continuing education. Demonstrate skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adolescent patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: BSN preferred; ADN considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years Prior nursing experience with adolescent psychiatric, community, and/or correctional setting encouraged SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Current RN licensure in the State of Delaware If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position and want to learn more, please submit your application and attach your current resume for consideration. We look forward to hearing from you! #L1-CS1 EEO Statement: 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: 1241235

Posted On: Feb 18, 2024

Updated On: Mar 19, 2024

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