ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse for the Vascular Access Nursing team 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 position requires shifts at both Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital.
- Three-time recognized Magnet Status Hospitals!
- Generous paid time off, competitive pay with shift differentials & robust healthcare benefits package and a 403b.
- Opportunity to sharpen your vascular access nursing skills.
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 72 hours per pay period. Shifts are 8-hour shifts, typically 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. or 3 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Other: Requires weekends per departmental requirements and three holidays per year.
Bonus: The successful candidate will be eligible for a Sign-On Bonus of $10,000
EEO Statement: 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.
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.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.