Heart and Vascular Interventional Services Cath Lab Nurse Residency Program- Spring 2022
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR59723
Christiana Care Health System is proud to announce our Heart and Vascular Interventional Services Cath Lab Nurse Residency Program for nurses with less than 1 year of experience. $3,000 sign-on bonus is available to success candidate, who qualify!
This unique 12-month program is a combination of classroom and clinical experiences, with dedicated time in critical care units and orientation to the Cath Lab. This program allows for a smooth transition from other areas of nursing to the specialized needs of Cath Lab nursing.
The Cath lab has an on-call requirement to serve our Level 1 Trauma Center and comprehensive stroke center. The Cardiac Cath Lab services an average of 400 STEMI cases per year.
Our Nurse Residency is only open to nurses with less than 1 year of experience, who wish to work in our Cath Lab. Participants must also agree to sign a commitment agreement to work at the Christiana Care Health System for approximately two years (3744 hours). Individuals unable to fill this commitment will be charged up to $10,000 in recompense.
This position requires the flexibility to work 8-, 10- and 12-hour shifts. During the critical care ICU rotations, the shifts will be 8 and/or 12 hours rotating between day, evening, midnight, and weekend shifts. The lab orientation shifts will predominantly be 10 hour shifts but will include rotations and trainings that will require 8-hour days. There will be on call requirements for orientation shifts during the Cath Lab orientation.
Graduating from accredited nursing school before March 2022 (BSN Preferred)
Less than 12 months of nursing experience by the start of the program
Eligible for Delaware license as a Graduate Nurse/Registered Nurse
How to apply
In the section "My Experience," on the application, be sure to upload your cover letter and transcripts in the section "Resume/CV/Other Documents." PDF format works best.
Submit a cover letter for the Progressive Care Nurse Residency expressing your interest in this specific program/specialty.
Please address your cover letter to Amy Sutor.
Two clinical recommendations will be required, but not at the time of the application. If it is determined the minimum qualifications are met, a separate email will be sent from an outside vendor for you to provide us with your clinical instructors' information.
What to Expect After Application:
Communication from Talent Acquisition Team about specific next steps, including: video interview and clinical references
Applications to be sent for review by residency coordinators
It is important to note that the DE license process may take 6-8 weeks to complete and the failure to do so will directly impact employees' ability to start a position if an offer is made. We strongly encourage applicants to visit the DE Board of Nursing website and begin the fingerprinting and background check process immediately after you submit your application.
The successful candidate may be eligible for a $3,000 sign on bonus to be paid over a period of 12 months.
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.