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.
The pediatric Emergency Department (ED) at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children is a 44 bed Department, fully equipped to handle any kind of pediatric emergency in patients from birth to age 18.
Nemours is seeking a Registered Nurse- ED to join our team in Wilmington, DE. This position is full time, 8am-8pm, with every 4th weekend and holiday rotation. One 8 hour, call shift from October- April.
A registered nurse responsible and accountable for assessing, planning, and providing care to assigned patients
Utilizes critical thinking to formulate nursing plan based on patient’s complex needs and problems.
Formulates, implements and evaluates nursing plan based on patient complex needs and problems. Assists patient and family in discharge planning so that problems and care needs are anticipated and met.
Serves as an advocate for patient and family in working with other members of the health care team.
Provides safe and appropriate nursing care through adherence to Nursing Department standards.
You must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Experienced nurse is required.
Pediatric or ED experience preferred
Must be eligible for Delaware State license (or compact license).
CPR certification with the American Heart Association Required
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 committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.