Nurse Residency Program: Progressive Care 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: ProgressiveCare Track! This is a rolling application available for all start dates.

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.

The progressive care nurse resident will complete preceptor-led training on our intermediate or transitional level step-down units at our Newark or Wilmington campuses. The nurse resident completes preceptor-led training followed by continued residency meetings during months 6, 8, 10, and 12 to further develop as professional nurses and integral member of our caregiver team.

Upon completion of this program, participants will have built a strong foundation for nursing practice in a fast-paced, challenging environment, bridging care for medically complex patients outside of the Intensive Care Unit.

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 the ChristianaCare will be signed. The agreement requires completion of a two years with the requirement to remain on the unit of hire for a minimum of 15 months. 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.

Units available at this time (subject to change dependent upon the needs of the hospital):

3C: Intermediate Medical Unit
3D: Transitional Medical Unit
4E: Cardiovascular Stepdown
5E: Heart Failure Unit

Graduating from accredited 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 RN license 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 Progressive Care Nurse Residency expressing your interest in this specific program/specialty
Please address your cover letter to Carolyn Gutzmirtl
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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.

We are conducting in- person interviews every Wednesday and Thursday so be sure to complete the required steps to be seen by a hiring manager!
To be interviewed you must have completed:
One video on-demand interview through HireVue and have both clinical instructor references completed.
What to Expect After Application:
Communication from Talent Acquisition Team about specific next steps, including: video interview and clinical references Applications to be sent for review by residency... 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: 1278422

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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