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Registered Nurse, Middletown Primary Care

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

Job Description

The ChristianaCare Family Practice at Middletown is looking for a Registered Nurse to join its team.

The nurse will provide quality, safe, evidenced-based nursing care to achieve optimum outcomes both independently and as a valued team member of the practice. The nurse will follow the Nursing Process when providing patient care.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrate Knowledge & skills necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide care needed

Performs Annual Wellness Visits, Advance Care Planning and Transitional Care Management call

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

Support the work of LPN and/or MA

Assist with staff education and evaluation of clinical competencies for new and existing employees (MA & LPN)

Assist 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

Support the site by acting as the liaison for JCAHO, POCT, Tracer monitor for Safe Practice Behavior Monitoring (SPBM) tools & JCAHO Tracers

Administration of medications, monitoring of vital signs, and performing routine treatments and procedures prescribed by the physician when needed.

Keeps current with policies and procedures and participates in quality improvement activities.

Participate 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.

 

WORK HOURS

Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm

 

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

Two years' experience as a RN, physician office experience preferred

BSN preferred; ADN considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years

 

 

EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

 

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: 856424

Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Updated On: Oct 16, 2021