at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
Christiana Hospital is designated by the state of Delaware and verified by the American College of Surgeons as the state's only Level I trauma center for both adults. This is the highest capability possible for a trauma center. As an integral part of Delaware's trauma system, ChristianaCare provides statewide leadership and assistance with trauma response, strategic planning and education. ChristianaCare's trauma program collaborates with state and private emergency-management personnel throughout Delaware. Our Christiana ED sees patients a variety of injuries or medical conditions.
Are you experienced in patient care and looking to move to the next level? This position will expand your patient care knowledge.
Benefits include: Robust Healthcare package of Medical, Dental and Eyecare, all effective day one; Generous PTO, Differentials; Tuition Reimbursement; Paid Parental Leave; 403b with defined contribution and more!
Under nursing, the primary function is to perform hygiene/comfort measures and selected nursing and phlebotomy procedures for patients under the supervision and direction of the professional nurse. Acquiring vital signs and performing EKG's are also required. We seek someone who can demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult & geriatric patients. Should demonstrate the ability to obtain information and identify patient needs and provide care as needed.
Performs assigned nursing procedures that pertain to the comfort and well-being of patients.
Responds to patient crisis situations and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities and notifies RN.
Performs venipuncture and finger sticks on patients, following all standard laboratory safety policies.
Performs essential unit specific tasks under the direction of RN, e.g. EKGs, height and weight measurements.
Reviews orders placed for patient testing and sends lab specimens using PowerChart system.
Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)
High school graduate or equivalent.
Previous work experience or completion of Patient Care Technician and/or Phlebotomist programs.
Hours: You may work 8 or 12 hour shifts or combinations of those shifts. Schedule: 7pm - 7am. There are weekend and holiday requirements per department and hospital practice.
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.