Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware!
ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet(r) recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!
Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)
Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
Robust Benefits Package
Our Transitional Medical - Pulmonary Stepdown Unit has Nursing Opportunities Available ~ apply now and see what possibilities are out there for you.
We are currently seeking Progressive Care/ Stepdown Registered Nurses to join our teams.
Shift Requirements: Typical shift will be during the hours of Midnight/Day shift. Shift length will be a combination 12 hour and 8 hour shifts. Weekends, Holidays and On Call shifts - per the department guidelines.
In this role you will work closely with the interdisciplinary team including nursing, case management, social work, pharmacy, hospitalists, and consultants such as Pulmonologists, Nephrologists, Cardiologists, and Infectious Disease. You will utilize your critical thinking and clinical expertise to assess, plan, and deliver individualized care to high acuity medical/pulmonary patients.
You will see a range of diagnoses including ventilator dependent respiratory failure, COPD, Pulmonary Hypertension, Acute Renal Failure, GI Bleed, DKA, Sepsis, and many others. TMU nurses are highly skilled in complex patients and procedures, and are skilled in ventilator management, trach care, suctioning, and wound care.
We deliver holistic patient care that is patient and family centered, ensure patient comfort, and provide education related to medications and disease process. In addition, you will closely monitor patients and manage emergencies. Once stabilized, you will assist with the transition of patients to the appropriate level of care.
Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
Qualified applicants will have at least two years' acute care experience. Stepdown or Critical Care experience preferred.
Excellent communication & problem solving skills Ability to work effectively and professionally with an interdisciplinary team A positive outlook and willingness to embrace change
Internal Number: JR55139
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.