If you are a nurse looking for a flexible work schedule, desire a generous per visit rate of pay, are able to serve the New Castle County territory, and you are compassionate about nursing Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) is the place for you. OUr highly skilled staff can assist with many different facets of nursing care in the home setting. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work at the VNA: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8 .
Christiana Care Home Healthcare (VNA) is seeking Casual RN's to commit to performing 20 or 50 visits a month during the day into the early evening, no later than 8pm, in New Castle County. The successful candidate will commit to working one or two weekends a quarter, 2 holidays a year, and one or two on-call shifts a month. (on call and weekend commitment is a dependent upon the number of visits the nurse commits to completing)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assume responsibility and accountability for home health patient care activities within an ANCC Magnet designated clinical care in accordance with Christiana Care Nursing Professional Practice Model
Give skilled nursing care and prescribed treatment to geriatric patients in the community.
Must be IV proficient, upon hire we will train new staff and expect competency at 90 days.
Identifies actual and potential problems for which the patient is at risk. Initiates, follows and modifies a nursing plan of care based on assessment and diagnosis.
Assesses and documents patient response to interventions.
Individualizes teaching methods to best suit patient/family learning needs and abilities.
Encourages patient/family participation in the discharge process and informed decision making.
Develop and implement care plans, which are goal oriented and patient centered and consistent with available resources.
Must possess a current DE RN license, or compact state license
2 years of RN experience
Previous Home Healthcare and Med-Surgical experience preferred
IV proficient or willing to train, 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 week day orientation in our Camden office for two weeks.
Christiana Care VNA Offers:
Great work life balance
Time to treat your patients
Laptop and documentation training tailored to your individualized needs
Promote & recognize professional development
Internal Number: 45473BR
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.