Nurse, RN, Inpatient General Pediatric Unit, FT 7pm-7am (BSN, Nights, Pediatrics)

Elkton, MD, 21921
Oct 27, 2017
Nov 26, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Nemours is seeking a Registered Nurse through our Nemours DuPont Pediatrics partnership with Union Hospital to join our team in Elkton, Maryland. We are looking for someone to work 72 hours every two weeks, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., night shift with every third weekend and possibly extra weekends as needed. Collaboration and floating to 4W (Short Stay Observation Unit) at the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children at Nemours also when needed.

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 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 – 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.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, 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. In October, we will complete a multi-phase hospital expansion that will include 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.

The Pediatric Unit has nine private rooms that have recently been redecorated. Every room is designed to provide the “comforts of home” for our patients and families. Pediatrics is a locked, secure unit for the safety of our children. Our team of nurses and support staff are professionals that strive for service excellence while delivering compassionate, evidence-based care to our patients. The nurses and physicians on Pediatrics at Union Hospital of Cecil County have teamed up with Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children to provide high quality care to the patients of our community.

Level of technology:
  • All documentation is on the Meditech system which provides an electronic nursing status board, user friendly screens for charting, and computerized physician order entry
  • Mobile Computers for real time documentation at the bedside
  • Enhanced patient safety with BMV/EMAR, Meditech software that uses bar coding technology to verify the five “Rights” when administering medications and electronic medication administration record for real time documentation
  • Computerized safeguard using the Pyxis medication dispensing system
  • The capability to use Telehealth connections to communicate with physicians and nurses at Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children to discuss patient care
Attractive aspects of working here:
  • Self-scheduling
  • Every third weekend with occasional additional weekend help as needed
  • Well-balanced holiday package
  • Whether it is the director, manager, or the other numerous support staff, there is always someone to help, to guide, and to support
Management style:
Nursing leadership encourages contributions to the decision-making process and promotes empowerment-so every team member can be in control of his or her own nursing journey. The work environment is built on trust and there is an appreciation of input and commitment through participation. Service excellence, accountability and motivation to work hard are key attributes with a goal of providing the greatest experience for every patient that comes to us for care.

  • BSN preferred
  • PEDS experience preferred
  • BLS required
  • PALS required within 90 days of hire
  • Must be have DE and Maryland Nursing license to start
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 is committed to focusing on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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