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Beebe Healthcare to hold a Nurse Job Fair at Main Campus in Lewes March 27

With a growing and aging population in Delaware’s coastal communities, the demand for inpatient services at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes has allowed for several openings for experienced nurses.
A job fair will take place on Thursday, March 27, in the Sunshine Café at the main campus at 424 Savannah Road, Lewes. There will be two sessions in which nursing applicants will have the opportunity to meet with nurse managers. One session will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and another from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The highest need for qualified nurses is in the expanding Progressive Care (PCU) and Intensive Care (ICU) units as the numbers of patients continue to increase. Positions also are available for nurses in the Medical Surgical (3MS) and Orthopaedic units, Surgical Services and the float pool. Casual and per diem positions also are available.

In recent years, Beebe Healthcare has received national recognition for its quality programs and its ongoing efforts to bring evidence-based medicine to southern Delaware. Process improvement initiatives are ongoing as employees and leadership focus on bringing the best quality medical care to the communities it serves. Beebe Healthcare is certified by the Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, and for its hip and knee replacement surgical programs. Consumer Reports, in its September 2013 issue, reported that Beebe was the safest place in Delaware to have a surgery. A Consumer Report survey rated 2,463 U.S. acute-care or critical-access hospitals according to how well Medicare patients 65 years of age and older fared following surgery between 2009 and 2011. The ratings considered how well hospitals avoided adverse events that lead either to patients staying longer in the hospital for a procedure than expected, or to patients dying.

Beebe Healthcare has an extensive surgical program that includes cardiac, gynecologic, gastrointestinal and cancer specialties, as well as an comprehensive orthopaedic and spinal program. Last year, more than 13,000 surgeries were performed in its 12 operating rooms. Beebe is also a “Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystems Elders” (NICHE)-designated hospital, which means that a team of nurses have specialized training to care for elderly patients.

Sign-on bonuses for nurses are being offed for full- and part-time positions: $5,000 for ICU opportunities, and $3,000 for specific inpatient units. Detailed job descriptions are available on the website,

Applicants can preregister by calling Human Resources at (302) 645-3336. For more information, email the HR Department at or call the telephone number above.

Beebe Healthcare is a not-for-profit community healthcare system with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, and restore optimal health for the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities we serve. It offers multiple services throughout Southern Delaware including a 210-licensed-bed hospital, a cancer center, and outpatient facilities at multiple sites providing lab, imaging, physical rehab services and walk-in care. In 2013, Beebe’s Breast Health Program was granted a three-year/full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. It is the first program in Delaware to receive a three-year accreditation. In February 2014, Beebe was the first healthcare organization in Delaware to earn the Baby-Friendly™ Hospital designation.

Beebe is designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR), and is an American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS) Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. For more information, please visit us online at