Registered Nurse II - Transitions of Care at Avenue North
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Internal Number: JR62091
ChristianaCare is currently looking for a full-time Registered Nurse II to join our Transitions of Care team at the Avenue North location in Wilmington, DE. This nurse will be responsible for coordination of care to patients transitioning from acute care to home.
Monday-Friday, day shift
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrate Knowledge & skills necessary to provide care coordination appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Works in conjunction with referral sources to identify patients appropriate for hospital follow-up.
Outreaches to patients within 48 hrs. post-acute discharge to assess immediate needs
Identifies patient needs and escalates to next appropriate resource as warranted
Ensures patient has complete understanding of all discharge instructions
Review of care plan and ensures this is shared with patient as well as patient's entire care team
Schedules any necessary follow-up visits
Collaborates with other members of the care team
Provides appropriate patient education, support, and materials to help facilitate informed decision making
Assess and support treatment adherence including medication management
Utilizes critical thinking and judgement to ensure patient's needs are met
Supports the work of the LPN
Participates in process improvement strategies
Generates and analyzes reports as needed for appropriate management, trend identification and trouble-shooting efforts
Adheres to company and clinical guidelines to identify, review, assess, and problem solve
Participates in a relationship-based care approach to care delivery
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:
A graduate of a state approved or National League of Nursing accredited School of Nursing
RN license or eligible for licensure in the state Delaware
Two years' experience as a RN, Utilization Management or Case Management experience preferred
BSN preferred; ADN considered with agreement of completion of BSN in 3 years
EEO Statement: 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.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare 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.