Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Union Hospital - Night shift
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Internal Number: JR70402
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!
We are a Medical ICU that sees complex patients that include, sepsis, respiratory failure, respiratory compromise that requires vents, s/p TPA patients who have a stroke diagnosis, patients with substance abuse requiring high level medications, GI bleed that may require numerous transfusions, DKA, hyponatremia, care for the patient who has obtained ROSC and various other diagnosis.
Looking for a highly motivated, energetic, RN that wants to take your skills to the next level. Working in a interdisciplinary team approach that closely works with pharmacy, respiratory, intensivist, PA's and other consultants to provide patient centered care. Intensivist is housed directly on the ICU unit which makes it easy to communicate so nursing is able to provide quality patient care. Great place to start or grow your critical care knowledge especially if you are looking to advance your skills to caring for the more acutely ill patients. We are a 9 bed ICU with at 2:1 patient ratio.
This position is 36 hours per week. Typical Hours are 1900-0730 with occasional rotation. Encourage a CCRN certification, not required.
Qualities and Experience We Are Looking For
Collaborative approach to patient care
Commitment to patient advocacy
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Compassionate and caring partner
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
12 week paid parental leave
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial mentor, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
What are we about: Our mission as an organization is to serve our neighbors as expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value. This is our promise to you. As a nonprofit health system, our mission is one of service. We believe that the key to providing truly great health care is to partner with our patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it.
ChristianaCare has the most advanced health care technology available to help meet your needs. But more important than the technology is our commitment to partner with you to meet your individual needs. We want to care for you and help you live the healthy life you want to live.
ADNs candidate are required to commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience.
Qualified applicants will have at least one year experience. Acute care required
ChristianaCare 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.