Registered Nurse HVIS Lab & Prep/Hold Fellowship Program
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Christiana Care Health System is proud to announce our Heart and
Vascular Interventional Services Nurse Fellowship Program for
experienced nurses beginning July 29, 2019.
This unique 6 month program is a combination of classroom and
clinical experiences, while rotating throughout the HVIS Labs and
Prep & Hold, with dedicated time in critical care units.
Participants will work under the supervision of experienced HVIS
nurses for the length of the program. Upon program completion, the
participant will be hired as a staff member in one of our HVIS
teams within Christiana Care Health System. This program allows for
a smooth transition from other areas of nursing to the specialized
needs of HVIS nursing.
Our three interventional labs include Vascular Interventional
Radiology (VIR), Cardiac Catheterization (CCL) and
Electrophysiology. The VIR and CCL labs have an on call requirement
to serve our Level 1 Trauma Center and comprehensive stroke center.
The Cardiac Cath Lab services an average of 400 STEMI cases per
Our HVIS Prep and Hold provides nursing care to pre and post
procedural patients, who undergo interventional procedures
including electrophysiology, cardiac cath, and vascular
interventional radiology. HVIS prep and hold has a small overnight
unit (10 beds), that provides step-down care to patients who have
had procedures such as cardiac cath, cardiac ablation, pacemaker
and ICD implants, venous/arterial lytic therapy, and/or
Our Nurse Fellowship is only open to experienced nurses, who wish
to work in our HVIS Department. Registered Nurses with greater than
two years of experience will be considered. Participants must also
agree to sign a commitment agreement to work at the Christiana Care
Health System for approximately two years as a member of the HVIS
Department upon program completion.
- Delaware Nursing Licensure.
- BLS Required.
- 2 Years' recent nursing experience in acute care by the start
of the program.
- BSN required or ability to obtain within three years of
This position requires the flexibility to work between the hours of
5:30 a.m. up until 9:30 p.m., while rotating between labs, prep &
hold and ICUs during fellowship. Shifts will predominantly be 10
hour shifts, but will include rotations and trainings that will
require 12 or 8 hour days. There will be no weekend and holiday
requirements during the Fellowship. There will be some on call
Participants must also agree to sign a commitment agreement to work
at the Christiana Care Health System for 4160 hours in Heart &
Vascular Interventional Services upon program completion.
Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged up to
$10,000 in recompense.
Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed,
1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care
only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana
Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as
verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to
handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the
only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between
Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been
nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional
Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia
metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions.
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