at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
Christiana Care is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse in the Vascular Access Nursing team at Christiana Hospital to be responsible and accountable for pediatric, adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients to provide Vascular Access Nursing care to patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other healthcare team members. This is Weekend Incentive Program position.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs and documents assessment of patients on admission and throughout hospital stay, initiating, individualizing and evaluating the plan of care including patient response and outcome related to Vascular Access Nursing.
Assesses patient/family's learning needs and carries out teaching measures such as the central line teaching record.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge related to Vascular Access Nursing necessary to provide care to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
Initiate IV therapy in a safe and effective manner.
Performs work safely, adhering to established safety and infection control practices.
- BSN required; or commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire.
- Qualified candidates should be highly motivated and energetic
- Must have a minimum of 1 year of previous Medical/Surgical experience required and previous IV experience
- BLS required
Hours: This is a Weekend Incentive Program position, which is a requirement of 3 weekends per month. Hours are 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. to 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Other: This is a will offer a choice of with or without benefits.
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.