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 – even those who may never enter our doors – 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 Registered Nurse- Ortho/ Rehab to join our team in Wilmington, DE. This position is 60 hours every two weeks, rotating shifts, working 2 out of 6 weekends and holiday rotation.
3 West is 24-bed unit, this area cares for patients of all ages. This unit is designated for, acute rehabilitation of both traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, comprehensive rehabilitation and ventilator-dependent rehabilitation patients with tracheotomies. Additional services include orthopedic surgical care, medically complex pediatric patients, transitional neonatal care, neurosurgery and nonsurgical neurologic care as well as Video EEG studies .
Special equipment includes ventilators, portable suction, feeding pumps, bipap and cpap machines, infusion pumps and wound vacutainers. Each bed is also equipped with bedside monitors and computers, compressed air, oxygen and vacuum hook up for suction.
Patient care unit goals are to provide high quality, cost effective care. Patient and Family Centered Care is the nursing model used to provide care for all patients. Patients’ and families’ needs are assessed, interventions provided and outcomes evaluated based upon departmental policies and procedures as well as multidisciplinary standards of care and practice. This unit also provides education to families and caregivers, to ensure they are comfortable caring for their child. The unit participated in a CARF survey in 2011 in which the Rehabilitation Program received a full accreditation.
The primary role of the Registered Nurse is to implement the patient care delivery model for the patient and their family. Additionally the registered nurse is responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, providing and evaluating, the care provided to assigned patients. We are looking for professional and dedicated nurses.
BSN Nurses Preferred
At least 6 months of nursing experience preferred
Bi Lingual Preferred
Must be eligible for or have current DE nursing license.
Must have CPR certification through the American Heart Association.
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 “Bridge to a Healthy Future” 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.
Nemours is a pediatric health system of hospitals and specialty clinics serving children and families throughout the Delaware Valley and Florida. Our dedicated professionals integrate medical care, research, health education, and prevention to help improve the lives of children every day.