Registered Nurse - 20 Hours/Week - Ferris Detention Center )
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: October 11, 2018
Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for a Registered Nurse to work at the Ferris School Detention Center located in Wilmington, 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 Ferris School and New Castle County 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. At least two years of nursing experience preferred Previous experience working with adolescents preferred BLS required Delaware RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Delaware Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. This 241-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility includes an emergency department and helipad, and is supported by specialized centers for rehabilitation, advanced joint replacement, women's health, pediatrics, behavioral health and memory disorders. This location also offers diagnostic imaging, lab services and an on-site surgicenter. The Wilmington Hospital campus serves as Christiana Care's corporate headquarters and includes the Wilmington Annex, which hosts adolescent health services, an HIV program, a Community Health Access Program and the Wilmington Family Medical Center. 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 -- designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. 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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