Medical/Surgical Nurse Residency- Fall
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: August 14, 2019
Would you like to learn beside a preceptor while participating in
the care for a variety of patient conditions?
Do you like to interact with a diverse patient population?
Do you enjoy a fast paced environment that will challenge your
critical thinking skills?
If so, you will want to apply for our Medical/Surgical Nurse
Residency Program starting in November 2019.
The Medical/Surgical Nurse Residency Program (MSNRP) is a unique
24-week program that integrates educational components with
preceptor-led clinical experiences on the medical and surgical
units at the Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals. The medical and
surgical nursing units serve an adolescent/adult/geriatric
population with a wide variety of complex diagnoses and surgical
procedures. Nurses having completed the residency will have built a
strong foundation for nursing practice in a fast-paced, challenging
environment. In return for the comprehensive orientation and
training, an employment agreement will be required upon completion
of the training program.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be
hired as a staff nurse within the Medical or Surgical Service Lines
at Christiana Care Health System, which includes either the
Wilmington or Christiana Hospitals. Program participants will be
required to pass State Boards and be licensed as a RN in the State
of Delaware. Participants must also agree to sign a commitment
agreement to work at the Christiana Care Health System for 3744
hours on a medical or surgical unit upon program completion.
Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged
- Graduating from accredited nursing school before the start of
- BLS required.
- Less than 12 months of nursing experience by the start of the
- Candidates must be eligible for licensure as a Graduate
Nurse/Registered Nurse in the state of Delaware.
To apply for this program, you will need to complete the online
application, submit a resume, and cover letter that is specific to
the residency to which you are applying. Please note that if the
cover letter is not specific to the Medical/Surgical Nurse
Residency, you will not be considered for the program. If selected
to continue forward in the process, you will receive a Video
Interview Link to complete.
After submitting your online application, you will receive two
emails on the next business day. One will be from Skill Survey
which you will utilize for electronic clinical references and the
other will contain additional information specific to the
- It is important to note that the DE licensure process may take
6-8 weeks to complete and that failure to do so will directly
impact your 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.
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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records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I
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hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report
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Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New
Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna,
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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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