at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
ChristianaCare is the one of the Mid Atlantic's largest academic health care providers and consists of 3 campuses: Wilmington, Newark and Union at Cecil County. Through our values of love and excellence, ChristianaCare is consistently identified as a regional center of excellence for cardiology, cancer and women's health services and ranked by US News & World as Best Hospital.
If you are an LPN that is compassionate about nursing, ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you. Whether families need help during the day or night, this expert care is available for medically fragile children and complex adults. Our highly skilled staff can assist with many different facets of medical care, including tracheostomy maintenance, ventilator support, gastric tube feedings, giving medications and much more. We work with families and their loved one's doctor and other health care providers to create a care plan that will meet their needs. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work in home care: .
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking Per Diem LPNs to work in Newark, Wilmington or Kent/Sussex Delaware within our Private Duty Nursing department. This exciting position offers:
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide overnight care while parents and caregivers sleep, ensuring the patient's safety and comfort.
Administer medications and other prescribed treatments as ordered.
Coordinate care with the family, the patient's physician and other healthcare professionals.
Creates positive relationships by serving in a compassionate, responsive and courteous manner.
Works Overnight and Weekends.
Delaware LPN license with one year experience working in a healthcare setting preferred.
Associates degree or completed an accredited LPN education program.
Work experience in an acute or chronic care facility, or home health agency is preferred.
Previous Home Healthcare and Long Term Care experience preferred.
Must be able to attend a two-week daytime orientation in our Camden office, followed by patient-specific field orientation on night shift. Also requires a mandatory weekend per month. There is some flexibility in the orientation schedule that can be discussed.
Tracheostomy and ventilator experience a plus!
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.