Registered Nurse - Day/Midnight Shift - Acute Care for the Elderly
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: July 10, 2019
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.
- Twice Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital.
- Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
- Generous PTO, Competitive pay with shift differentials & Robust
Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse to work
36 hours per week on the Day/Midnight Shift at our Christiana
Hospital on the Acute Care for the Elderly Unit (ACE Unit). Weekend
and Holidays - per the guidelines of the department.
- In this role you will work closely with patients and families
to deliver care that supports the older adult facing an acute
illness. The patient population you will work with is older adults,
typically age 70 and above. Our focus is maintaining function,
providing education, and maintaining safety. As a member of the 6A
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.
- You will manage 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.
- You will be asked to understand your patient, both for the
acute illness that has brought them to our unit, but also
holistically so that you can identify strengths and opportunities
as your patients transition back into the community.
- You will closely monitor your patients, assessing their
physical condition and their safety risks. You will manage
emergencies and provide ongoing supportive care. You will receive
training in evidenced based care practices for the older
- You will work with a team that values teamwork and recognizes
the importance of serving together.
- BSN Preferred
- Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire
can be considered with relevant experience.
- Prefer med/surg or step-down experience in an acute care
setting to apply.
- BLS required
- Must demonstrate a passion for working with the older
- Gerontology Certification preferred
Qualities and Experience We Are Looking For
- Excellent teamwork within and across disciplines
- Strong critical thinking and problem solving
- Anticipating the needs of others by helping with compassion and
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.
Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital,
Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware
hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical
records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I
Trauma Center, Magnet -- designation, Nationally recognized,
Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching
hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report
ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear,
Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New
Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna,
Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor,
North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New
Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square,
Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford
Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin
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