Registered Nurse, Interventional Pulmonology, Hele

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare is currently seeking a full-time Registered Nurse for our Interventional Pulmonology patients at the Helen F. Graham Center located in Newark, DE. Work Schedule Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm No weekends or holidays required Principal Duties and Responsibilities Demonstrates knowledge & skills necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide care needed Performs patient and family education, supports acute to ambulatory transitions of care, and supports DME and HHC coordination Schedules or facilitates scheduling of appointments, diagnostic testing, and procedures to expedite the plan of care timely follow-up to promote continuity of care Triages walk-in patients and ensures appropriate disposition Answers and respond to telephone messages under the direction of the provider Assists providers in examinations or procedures Functions as a liaison between patients, physicians, and staff to provide accurate communication Assures adequate coverage within unit Supports the work of fellow nurses and/or medical assistants Assists with staff education and evaluation of clinical competencies for new and existing employees Assists with orientation of new personnel to ensure that they are properly trained to support patient and provider. Performs chart audits or has designee assist with chart audits Randomly shadows clinical support staff to ensure appropriate care is provided Supports the site by acting as the liaison for JCAHO, POCT, Tracer monitor for Safe Practice Behavior Monitoring (SPBM) tools & JCAHO Tracers Monitors vital signs and performs routine treatments and procedures prescribed by the physician when needed. Keeps current with policies and procedures and participates in quality improvement activities. Participates in special projects Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors. Performs other related duties as required Education and Experience Requirements A graduate of a state approved or National League of Nursing accredited School of Nursing RN license or eligible for licensure in the state Delaware or Pennsylvania & New Jersey if location of employment requires. Two years' experience as a RN, physician office experience preferred BSN preferred; ADN considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years Special Requirements BLS certification Qualified candidates should apply online and attach a current resume for consideration. #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: 1241431

Posted On: Feb 19, 2024

Updated On: Feb 23, 2024

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