The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued an emergency advisory about an elevated threat of cybersecurity attacks targeting hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. These threats can come by phone calls, text messages or emails.
ChristianaCare advises that everyone be alert to potential phone, email and text-messaging scams. If you receive a suspicious phone call, text message or email from ChristianaCare that asks you to make a financial transaction or to provide personal information, please visit www.christianacare.org or call 302-327-5555 and ask to speak to someone from the department or service that contacted you.
If you are a nurse, and you are compassionate/autonomous/loving ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you! ChristianaCare's Newark and Wilmington Campuses, Ambulatory Care, and HomeHealth are Magnet(r) designated. W ith over 1,100 beds and a robust HomeHealth department we are well positioned to serve the healthcare needs of our community. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work in home care with ChristianaCare: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8 .
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking three Full Time RN's to join our newly created Nurse Fellowship! This 24 week HomeHealth Fellowship program will begin 03/22/2021 and provides a comprehensive, structured combination of didactic and clinical experiences that will equip new HomeHealth nurses with the knowledge and tools to become successful in this specialty area. This blended learning program is focused on the Home Care environment while incorporating a foundation of nursing clinical skills and the nursing process for home health care. Clinical experiences include chronic disease management for adult patients, post-op care, IV infusion management, wound/ostomy, tracheostomy, drains/tubes, central venous catheters, urinary catheters, and other continuing education opportunities. If you are interested in developing this skills, in working autonomously, and you possess less than one year of acute care nursing experience within the last 5 years this is the opportunity for you! (Recent RN graduates will not be considered)
Duties and Responsibilities following completion of the Fellowship:
Give skilled nursing care and prescribed treatment to geriatric patients in the community.
Care for Oncology patients.
Develop and implement care plans, which are goal oriented and patient centered and consistent with available resources.
Develop plan for discharge of patients.
Must possess a current DE RN license, or compact state license
1 year of RN experience; less than 1 year of acute care nursing experience in the last 5 years.
Willing to become IV proficient, and perform IV functions.
BSN required; ADN candidates are required to obtain their Bachelors of Science, Nursing Degree (BSN) within three (3) years of their start date as outlined in the Education Agreement required to be signed as a condition of employment.
Must be able to attend orientation Monday through Friday for 24 weeks.
ChristianaCare HomeHealth Offers:
Time to spend treating your patients.
Laptop and documentation training tailored to your individualized needs.
Promote & recognize professional development and specialty certifications.
Medical benefits to start on your first day of employment.
Generous paid time off.
Internal Number: JR54175
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.