at Christiana Care Health System in New Castle, Delaware, United States
Are you are a conscientious, LPN who is dedicated to providing exceptional care? ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you. Our highly skilled staff can assist with many different facets of medical care. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work with us: .
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!
We also provide tuition assistance for degreed programs, and for some Nursing programs we offer pre-pay. Our medical/dental/vision benefits are available to our caregivers on their first day of employment! And we offer two different mechanisms toward planning for your retirement, a 403(b) and a defined contribution plan. Finally we provide a tablet and leverage Matrix Care to document patient records.
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking a Full Time LPN. The successful candidate will support the Newark, DE and surrounding area; work day shift hours, one weekend a month, and 2 holidays a year.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Give skilled nursing care and prescribed treatment to geriatric patients in the community.
Provide care including but not limited to: Cardiac Care, Foley Catheters, Pulmonary Care, Ostomy Care, etc.
Educate patients and their family members on care, disease process, and nutrition.
Engage in planning for discharge of patients.
Qualified applicants must possess a current DE LPN license, or compact state license, and one year of LPN experience. Previous Home Healthcare and Med-Surgical experience preferred.
About Christiana Care Health System
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most multifaceted health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. Christiana Care includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), 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. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with our outstanding, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care!
Working for Christiana Care offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.