at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
Registered Nurse (RN) - Heart Failure
Full-time 80 hr. Weekend Day/Midnight (7a -7p & 7p-7a)
We are currently hiring a RN for our weekend position to support the Day/Midnight shift working on our Heart Failure unit in our Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.
The Heart Failure unit at Christiana Hospital is a 36 bed unit. There are 12 beds for post op open heart patients. These patients are stepdown level of care, some with chest tubes/drains, large bore central line catheters, and external cardiac pacing wires. These patients are closely monitored and rounded on daily by the cardiac surgeon and the multidisciplinary team.
Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report. Christiana Care Health System is always seeking like-minded professionals to join us in our commitment to providing the best patient care in the region.
If you are an experienced RN with a passion for care, a drive for clinical excellence, a reputation for being a team player, and proven experience, then we want to hear from you.
Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience
At least one year of experience as a Registered Nurse required
Previous stepdown experience preferred
Previous critical care experience preferred
BLS required; ACLS preferred
Delaware RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Delaware
The successful candidate may be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.
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.