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Nurse Residency Spring 2025: Emergency Department Track

Company: ChristianaCare
Location: Newark
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionApplication will be open until 11:59pm August 19th.Calling all Senior Nursing Students, Nurse Graduates and new RN's, it is time to apply for our Emergency Department Nurse Residency Program starting Spring 2025!The ChristianaCare Nurse Residency Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs. ChristianaCare Nurse Residency Program is recognized by the ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation ProgramĀ® (PTAP) as an Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAP).We know through empirical research, graduate nurses who go through a residency program have a higher success rate in practice. Therefore, we are committed to supporting all nurses with under a year of experience through a nurse residency program!This unique 26-week program is a combination of classroom and clinical experiences. Participants will work under the supervision of experienced emergency nurses for the length of the program. Upon program completion, the participant will be hired as a staff member in one of our 3 Emergency Departments within ChristianaCare. This program has been devised by the nurses in the Emergency Department at Christiana Hospital. This program allows for a smooth transition from GN to the ED staff RN role into ED nursing, for those candidates qualified. The 26-week preceptor led program will be followed by continued residency meetings during months 8, 10, and 12 to further develop as professional nurses and integral members of our caregiver team.

ChristianaCare has 3 Emergency Departments:

  • ChristianaCare Newark Campus,
  • ChristianaCare Wilmington Campus
  • Middletown Emergency Department Christiana Care Newark Campus is the only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center between Philadelphia and Baltimore. ChristianaCare Wilmington Campus is a Level 3 Adult Trauma Center. Middletown Emergency Department is a freestanding ED. Our Emergency Departments see approximately 195,000 patients annually, servicing an average of 500 patients per day in combined visits from all 3 departments. There are 162 patient rooms, including state-of-the-art trauma resuscitation facilities between the 3 departments.Upon successful program completion, you will be hired as a staff nurse in one of the 3 Emergency Departments within ChristianaCare. Nurse residents are required to pass State Boards and be licensed as a RN in the State of Delaware prior to starting position. Nurse residents are required to pass State Boards and be licensed as a RN in the State of Delaware (or compact state) prior to starting position. Upon hire, a commitment agreement to work at the ChristianaCare will be signed. The agreement requires completion of two years within ChristianaCare and 15 months of those two years on the unit of hire. Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged $10,000.Requirements:
    • Graduating from accredited nursing school before March 2025 (BSN Preferred)
    • BLS required
    • Less than 12 months of nursing experience by the start of the program
    • Eligible for Delaware licensure as a Graduate Nurse/Registered NurseHow to apply:
      • In the section "My Experience," on the application, be sure to upload your cover letter and transcripts in the section "Resume/CV/Other Documents." PDF format works best.
      • Submit a cover letter for the Emergency Department Nurse Residency expressing your interest in this specific program/specialty.
      • Please address your Emergency Department Nurse Residency cover letter to Meghan Blomquist.
      • Resume
      • Transcript (unofficial)
      • Two clinical recommendations will be required, but not at the time of the application. If it is determined the minimum qualifications are met, a separate email will be sent from an outside vendor for you to provide us with your clinical instructors' information.What to Expect After Application and Timeline:
        • Communication from Talent Acquisition Team about specific next steps including: video interview and clinical references completed through third party vendors HireVue and SkillSurvey (respectively).
        • Applications to be sent for review by residency coordinators on August 29th. The required tasks (SkillSurvey and HireVue) must be completed BEFORE August 29th in order to be considered.
        • Digital real-time interviews will begin end of September and run until mid-October.
        • Offers to be made in mid-October.
        • Nurse Residency Positions start mid-March 2025If you have any issues with your application or any inquiries, please contact Lenny Merrick, the Nurse Residency recruiter at Lynell.J.Merrick@christianacare.orgIt is important to note that the DE licensure process may take 6-8 weeks to complete and the failure to do so will directly impact employees' ability to start a position if an offer is made. We strongly encourage applicants to visit the DE Board of Nursing website and begin the fingerprinting and background check process immediately after you submit your application.

Keywords: ChristianaCare, Newark , Nurse Residency Spring 2025: Emergency Department Track, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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