Adult Surviving Sepis Campaign Guidelines (Hour-1 Bundle)
Children's Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines
Adult ICU Liberation Guidelines and Bundle (A-F)
Management of Adults with COVID-19
Forgot username or password?
New User? Sign Up Free
Santa Maria, California
SAINT LOUIS, Missouri
Huntington, West Virginia
Grand Rapids, Michigan
El Paso, Texas
Florence, South Carolina
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
Phoenix West Valley, Arizona
Des Moines , Iowa
Roslyn, New York
Los Angeles, California
New Orleans, Louisiana
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR59626
ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner to work in the Cardiac Surgery Professional Services. This is a full-time position that promotes a work/life balance. Position consists of 4 10hr shifts per week covering stepdown, rotating weekend stepdown coverage (every 3rd weekend), and ICU coverage overnight once every other week. As Cardiac Surgery Nurse Practitioner your duties and responsibilities include: Facilitates a strong consistent nursing presence in all phases of patient illnesses. Reviews and retrieves data pertinent to patient's medical history. Performs and records physical assessment in response to consult and collaborates with physicians and other members of the medical staff. Screens patient to determine need for urgent medical attention. Prepares patients preoperatively for surgery. Evaluates need to changes in patient therapy. Writes orders and modifies treatment plans. Assesses surgical sites including dressing changes, staple removal or suture removal. Removes drains, pacemaker wires and chest tubes. Initiates daily post-operative patient care management, writing daily critical care progress notes. Prescribes medication with credentials provided by the Joint Practice Committee of the Delaware Board of Medical Practice. Provides education and instruction to patients regarding care and disease.
Plans appropriate discharge plans 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: Master's degree as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
One year of cardiac surgery experience preferred. Licensure or license eligible in the state of Delaware Prescriptive authority required. Apply for and receive DEA number to prescribe controlled substances. BLS & ACLS required.
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.
Don't miss an opportunity! Access the latest job postings from your mobile device. Career Central is available within the SCCM App.