at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States
ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report.
Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)
Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
Robust Benefits Package
The Christiana Hospital is actively seeking a Registered Nurse to 36 hours per week on the Night Shift at our Wilmington Hospital on the Acute Care for the Elderly Unit (ACE Unit). Weekend and Holidays - per the guidelines of the department.
In this role, we work closely to deliver care that supports elderly patients facing an acute illness. The patient population, for this unit is older adults, typically age 70 and above. Our focus is maintaining function, providing education, and maintaining safety! As a member of the 8S team you will engage in a true relationship based care model, building relationships with patients and families as well as with your peers, guided by our values of love and excellence.
Our Nurses will assist in managing a team of 5 medical patients per shift and work with the interdisciplinary team that includes a unit based Nurse Practitioner, both an attending and consulted physicians, pharmacy, physical therapy, and other assistive personnel.
We closely monitor your patients, assessing their physical condition and their safety risks. You will handle emergencies and provide ongoing supportive care. You will receive training in evidenced based care practices for the older adult.
Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
At least one year as RN. Medical or Surgical or step-down experience in an acute care setting preferred.
Demonstrate a passion for working with the older adults
Gerontology Certification preferred
Qualities and Experience We Are Looking For
Excellent partnership within and across disciplines!
We work with a team that values collaboration and recognizes the importance of serving together.
Strong critical thinking and prioritization
Anticipating the needs of others by helping with compassion and generosity
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.