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Registered Nurse (RN) - 5E Heart Failure

Newark, DE

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Hiring Company

Christiana Care Health System

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Registered Nurse (RN) - Heart Failure Unit

Full-Time - Day/Midnight 12-hour shifts (Hours:7a-7p / 7p-7a)

Weekends and holidays as required.

Newark, DE

The Unit  

The Heart Failure Unit (5E) at Christiana Hospital is a 36 bed unit.  There are 12 beds for post op open heart patients.  These patients are stepdown level of care, some with chest tubes/drains, large bore central line catheters, and external cardiac pacing wires.  These patients are closely monitored and rounded on daily by the cardiac surgeon and the multidisciplinary team. 

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

ChristianCare Offer:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

Education & Requirements:

  • BSN preferred
  • Commitment to obtaining BSN within three years of date of hire can be considered with relevant experience
  • At least one year of experience as a Registered Nurse required
  • Previous stepdown experience preferred
  • Previous critical care experience preferred
  • BLS required; ACLS preferred
  • Delaware RN licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Delaware


Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed, 1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions.



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