Nurse Residency Program: Medical or Surgical Track

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

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Senior Nursing Students, Nurse Graduates and new RN's, it is time to apply for our Nurse Residency Program: Medical or Surgical Track for both Newark and Wilmington Campuses!

The ChristianaCare Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

Research demonstrates that new to practice nurses completing a structured and accredited residency program leads to:
Increase in competency
Reduction of error
Reduced self-reported stress
Increase in job satisfaction

Therefore, we are committed to supporting all registered nurses with under one year of experience through a nurse residency specialty track.

This exciting curriculum integrates:
Lecture and simulation education
Peer support
Up to 16 weeks (as determined by your individual transition to practice needs) of preceptor-led clinical experiences structured to foster critical thinking, evidence-based practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, effective communication, quality and safety, and professional development.

Our medical and surgical nursing units at Newark and Wilmington campuses serve an adolescent/adult/geriatric population with a wide variety of complex diagnoses and surgical procedures. Nurses having successfully completed the residency will have built a strong foundation for nursing practice in a fast-paced, challenging environment. The preceptor led program followed by continued residency meetings during months 8, 10, and 12 to further develop as professional nurses and integral members of our caregiver team.

Nurse residents are required to pass State Boards and be licensed as a RN in the State of Delaware (or compact state) prior to starting position. Upon hire, a commitment agreement to work at ChristianaCare will be signed. The agreement requires completion of two years within ChristianaCare and 15 months of those two years on the unit of hire. Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged $10,000.
What we have to offer to you:

-We are a 3xrecognized Magnet Status Hospital!

- Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.

- We offer a robust benefits package. Our healthcare benefits include medical, dental & eyecare, starting day one! Enjoy generous paid time off, paid parental leave, competitive pay with shift differentials,tuition reimbursement. Additional benefits include, dependent care assistance, pet insurance, financial coaching, fitness & wellness reimbursements and discounts on multiple services and events.

- Advance Your Nursing Skills by providing a higher level of care.

Currently, the following Medical units are available ( units are subject to change any time based on the needs of the hospital):
3A: STAR (Stroke Treatment and Recovery)
3B: Medical
3C: Medical Intermediate Care Unit
4C: Medical Intermediate Care Unit
5A: Medical Intermediate Care Unit
5C: Medical
4N: Medical (Wilmington)
5N: Medical (Wilmington)

Currently, the following Surgical units are available ( units are subject to change any time based on the needs of the hospital):
4W: Surgical Unit w/ Medical Overflow (Wilmington)
7E: Spine and Total Joint Replacement
2C: Ortho/Neuro/ Trauma Surgical

Graduating from accredited registered nursing school (BSN Preferred)
BLS required
Less than 12 months of nursing experience by the start of the program
Eligible for Delaware license as a Graduate Nurse/Registered Nurse or multi-state RN from a compact state

How to apply
In the section "My Experience," on the application, be sure to upload your cover letter and transcripts in the section "Resume/CV/Other Documents." PDF format works best.
Submit a cover letter for the Medical or Surgical Nurse Residency expressing your interest in this specific program/specialty.
Please address your cover letters to either Cheryl Muffley (Medical) or Debbie Lykens (Surgical)
Transcript (unofficial)
Two clinical recommendations will be required, but not at the time of the application. If it is determined the minimum qualifications are met, a separate email will be sent from an outside vendor for you to provide us with your clinical instructors' information.

What to Expect After Application:
Communication from Talent Acquisition Team about specific next steps, including: video interview and clinical... For full info follow application link.

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: 1273012

Posted On: May 27, 2024

Updated On: May 27, 2024

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