ChristianaCare is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to work Part-time at The Stevenson House located in Milford, DE. In this role you will assume responsibility and accountability for youth in detention at The Stevenson Juvenile Detention Center and provide care to patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other health care team members.
Perform nursing assessments and collect data on adolescent patients on admission and sick call
Manage patients within scope of practice with referral to physician or advanced practice nurse as required.
Evaluate plan of care including patient response and outcomes according to established standards.
Assess patient knowledge deficits, identify learning needs, and provide appropriate patient educa tion.
Respond effectively to emergencies and patient crisis situations.
Accessing and maintaining the LIMS STD system through the Delaware Public Health Lab.
Preparing charts/ information for Psychiatrist to perform Tele-Psych weekly.
Completing yearly Vaccines for Children (VFC) trainings and keeping temperature logs up to date in the Log Tag System, reporting any temperature outside of the required range immediately.
Requirements: BSN required or commitment to obtaining within three years from date of hire. Two years of nursing experience required. Previous nursing experience working with adolescents preferred. Behavioral Health experience preferred.
This is a Part-time, 40 hr bi-weekly position. The hours are rotating from 7am - 7p. Weekends are required based on department needs.
Internal Number: JR53513
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.