ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse for the Middletown East Practice located in Middletown, DE. In this role the Registered Nurse will provide quality, safe, evidenced-based nursing care to achieve optimum outcomes both independently and as a valued team member of the practice. The hours for the practice are Monday - Thursday 8am -7pm and Fridays 8am -5pm. Saturday hours are 8am -12 noon. The selected candidate must be flexible to work a late night and Saturday hours as well.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrate Knowledge & skills necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide care needed
Performs Annual Wellness Visits, Advance Care Planning and Transitional Care Management call
Triages walk-in patients and ensures appropriate disposition
Answers and respond to telephone messages under the direction of the provider
Assists providers in examinations or procedures
Functions as a liaison between patients, physicians and staff to provide accurate communication
Assures adequate coverage within unit
Support the work of LPN and/or MA
Assist with staff education and evaluation of clinical competencies for new and existing employees (MA & LPN)
Assist with orientation of new personnel to ensure that they are properly trained to support patient and provider.
Performs chart audits or has designee assist with chart audits
Administration of medications, monitoring of vital signs, and performing routine treatments and procedures prescribed by the physician when needed.
BSN required; or commitment to obtaining within three years from date of hire.
RN license or eligible for licensure in the state Delaware.
Two years' experience as a RN required, physician office experience preferred.
Internal Number: JR54050
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care 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.