New Graduate Nurse Residency Program- Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Nemours Childrenâ€™s Health System
February 12, 2018
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a New Graduate Nurse to join our team in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
As one of the nation's leading pediatric healthcare systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children â“ even those who may never enter our doors â“ through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
As the birthplace of the Nemours healthcare system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del. honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC's Magnet Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.
This is a full time position. It is 72 hours every two weeks day/ night rotating (7am-7pm and 7pm-7am), every third weekend, every other holiday. The Cardiac Intensive Care Nursing Residency is a rigorous program consisting of a 6 month precepted program which includes both didactic and clinical experience, with an additional 6 months of didactic support . The program is supported by a variety of learning opportunities and experiences.
The Nemours Cardiac Center (NCC) provides comprehensive care for infants, children, and adolescents with complex cardiac, thoracic and vascular disease. The Cardiac Center provides patient care, performs research, and educates and trains health care professionals consistent with the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Nemours Foundation.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Assesses and documents initial and ongoing needs for children with complex medical and surgical needs.
2. Utilizes critical thinking to formulate nursing plan based on patients complex needs and problems. Formulates nursing plan based on patient complex needs and problems and indicates plan on the patient care plan.
3. Develops realistic and appropriate long- and short-term goals based patient/family needs.
4. Implements patient plan of care for patients and family with both critical and complex needs.
5. Evaluates the patient's and family's response to care and modified care plan accordingly.
6. Assists patient and family in discharge planning so that problems and care needs are anticipated and met.
7. Serves as an advocate for patient and family in working with other members of the health care team.
8. Provides safe and appropriate nursing care through adherence to Nursing Department standards.
A registered nurse responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, and providing care to assigned patients.
A. Education, Training and Experience 1. Graduate of accredited school of nursing, BSN required 2. Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher 4. Previous experience in pediatric/cardiac and or critical care environment preferred.
Must have BLS with the American Heart Association
B. Licenses, Registrations, or Certification: Must have DE RN License by 8/13/18 1. Current or be eligible for registration with Delaware State Board of Nursing.
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique âœBridge to a Healthy Futureâ pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.