Location: Newark, Delaware
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 3C Medical Stepdown Unit has Nursing Opportunities ~ apply now and see what possibilities are out there for you.
3C Medical Unit Stepdown recently received the AACN Beacon Award for Excellence: Silver 2022-2025
The Beacon Award for Excellence recognizes amazing caregivers in units who set the standard for excellence in patient card environments by collecting and using evidence-based information to improve patient outcomes along with patient and staff satisfaction
This position is average of 24 hour per week. The leadership team to devoted to providing professional advancement opportunities for our staff, such as guiding our nurses to become a preceptor, charge RN, member of unit and/or system council, and certified. We encourage board certification in Medical-Surgical, Geriatric, Progressive Care, and/or Critical Care Nursing.
The 3C Medical Stepdown Unit team offers an opportunity to provide care for acutely ill adult patients on a 40-bed stepdown unit.
We utilize critical thinking and clinical expertise to assess, plan, and deliver individualized care to an adult patient population with a variety of medical diagnoses. As a member of our team, you will work closely with the interdisciplinary team including nursing, social work, pharmacy, respiratory therapist, physical therapists, speech therapists, hospitalists, and consultants such as Pulmonologists, Nephrologists, Cardiologists, and Infectious Disease.
We see a range of diagnoses including Respiratory Failure, COPD, Acute Renal Failure, GI Bleed, DKA, Sepsis, and many others. 3C nurses are highly skilled in caring for acutely ill and complex patients, who are proficient in telemetry monitoring, non-ventilator dependent trach collar and High Flow Nasal Cannula management, wound care and more.
We deliver holistic patient care that is patient and family centered to ensure patient comfort and positive outcomes by providing education related to medications and disease processes. In addition, you will closely monitor patients and manage any emergencies than may arise. Once stabilized, you will assist with the transition of patients to the appropriate level of care, facility, or home. You will assist in managing a 4-5 patient assignment. 3C staff and leadership take pride in our dedication and teamwork to provide safe, quality care to all of our patients.
The leadership team to devoted to providing professional advancement opportunities for our staff, such as guiding our nurses to become a preceptor, charge RN, member of unit and/or system council, and certified. We encourage board certification in Medical-Surgical, Geriatric, Progressive Care, and/or Critical Care Nursing.
- BSN Preferred
- 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.
- BLS required
- ACLS preferred - must get within 6 months.
- Specialty certification preferred (PCCN, CCRN, RN-BC)
Qualities & Experience We are Looking For:
Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
Ability to work effectively and professionally with an interdisciplinary team and peers
A positive outlook and willingness to embrace change
Compassionate and dedicated caregivers
The successful candidate may be eligible for a sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.