Registered Nurse | 20 Hours/Week | Stevenson House |

Employer
Christiana Care
Location
Milford, DE
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for a Registered Nurse to work Part Time at the Stevenson House Detention Center located in Milford, Delaware. This is a part time position, 20 hours/week. Every fourth weekend and holidays as required. PRIMARY FUNCTION: To be a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for residents at Stevenson House Detention Center and provides care to these patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other health care team members. Performs assessments and collects data on adolescent patients on admission and sick call Manages patients within scope of practice with referral to physician or advanced practice nurse as required Evaluates plan of care including patient response and outcomes according to established standards. Assesses patient knowledge deficits and identifies learning needs and carries out appropriate patient education Establishes and maintains a sound knowledge base of nursing care necessary for patient population Responds effectively to emergencies and patient crisis situations Adhere to universal precautions, established infection control practices, and established safety policies and procedures Manages patient medication, administers dispensation safely and effectively Interprets test values and reports abnormal values with follow-up in accordance with specific guidelines Enters patient-related data into computer, utilizing the on-line software package, prepares computerized monthly reports as directed Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adolescent patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients, and visitors Performs other related duties as required EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: BSN required; or commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire Active RN License to work in the State of Delaware BLS Certification required At least two years of nursing experience preferred Previous experience working with adolescents preferred Delaware lifestyles. People who live in and around Wilmington and Newark will tell you what a great region this is. A rewarding career with Christiana Care is your connection to it all. Here, you'll enjoy: Lower living costs and no sales tax. Excellent shopping, entertainment and restaurants. High-quality public and private schools, universities and colleges. Reliable public transportation, air and rail services. Short driving distances to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC Beautiful homes in welcoming neighborhoods. A choice of urban, suburban and rural locations. Delaware's pristine beaches, waterways and parks. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet (R) designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, US New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin

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