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RN PATIENT CARE- **$6,000 Sign-on bonus

Company: Bayhealth
Location: Pennsville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus's Emergency and Trauma Services Department (ED) is a Level III Trauma Center serves over 52,000 patients per year, The 24-hour Trauma Team and Emergency Room is staffed by physicians board-certified in emergency medicine and specially trained nurses. The Kent Campus Emergency and Trauma Services Department (ED) features:
40 beds
3 bed fast track
4 trauma/resuscitation beds
Behavioral Health treatment area
"Vertical Bed" area
The department includes four nursing stations, several medication areas, and two nurse greeter/triage area.

Registered nurses care for patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses and injuries, with the ability to prioritize critical care needs for patients of all ages.

A preferred candidate will have:
A minimum of 1-2 years of Emergency and/or Acute Care Registered Nursingexperience
Ability to develop a plan of care for the acute care patient that includes quality, safe, evidenced-base nursing care for patients of all ages. Must be able to participate in decision-making, delegate when appropriate, and take action based on ethical principles.
Clinical knowledge to manage a variety of skills including managing conscious sedation, management of ventilators/BiPAP/CPAP, peripheral IV insertion, various splinting techniques, etc.
Clinical knowledge of triage, assessment, evaluation, education, and intervention for patients with cardiac, respiratory, acute stroke, psychiatric illnesses, and traumatic injuries for patients from neonatal to end-of-life stages
BLS Required. ACLS, PALS, TNCC, and ENPC may be required per manager's direction and timeframe . NRP is preferred.
Must be able to utilize electronic medical record to enter, collect, and analyze data

Demonstrate nursing standards including values of compassion, accountability, respect, integrity, and teamwork

General Summary

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients within a assigned unit with a commitment to quality and safety. Professional nursing practices, requiring specialized knowledge judgment and skill are performed using the process in accordance with hospital policy, procedures and nursing philosophy.

Essential Functions & Accountabilities
1. Develops a patient centered plan of care based on individualized needs.
2. Performs nursing interventions to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
3. Demonstrates quality, safe and effective patient care.
4. Exhibits positive interactions to promote a healthy work environment.
5. Demonstrates standards of excellence which includes practicing nursing with core values of compassion, accountability, respect, teamwork and integrity.
6. Demonstrates understanding and executes quality and performance improvement plans. (only for RN evaluation)
7. Participates in decision making and takes actions based on ethical principles. (only for RN evaluation)
8. Provides timely and accurate documentation of patient care.
9. All other duties as assigned within the scope and range of job responsibilities.

Item #8 - To be added to ALL job descriptions as last item

Item #8 - To be added to ALL job descriptions as last item

Item #8 - To be added to ALL job descriptions as last item

Minimum Education and Experience



  • Associate Degree /Graduate of an accredited nursing program/university
  • Must commit to a BSN within timeframe as indicated upon interviewBSN

    Must have 1 year of RN experience or completed all Bayhealth Novice RN competencies
    1 year experience in relevant specialty

    Computer/Software Knowledge:
    Computer literacy with experience in electronic documentation
    Experience with EPIC HER documentation
    Current DE RN licensure or eligibility to obtain prior to job offer
    BLS required
    • ACLS / PALS may be required per manager's direction and timeframe
    • Commit to seeking specialty certification within time frame as indicated during interviewNursing certification in relevant specialty

Keywords: Bayhealth, Wilmington , RN PATIENT CARE- **$6,000 Sign-on bonus, Healthcare , Pennsville, Delaware

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