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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Day/Midnight Shif

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!

 

Highlights

Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)

Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.

Generous PTO, Competitive pay with shift differentials & Robust Benefits Package.

 

We are currently looking to hire a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to support the inpatient care continuum.

 

Licensed Practical Nurses with previous experience and desire to provide primary care to medical patients are encouraged to apply. New Graduate LPNs will be considered. This program crafted for those wanting to continue their education from Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN).

 

Candidate selected will be required to obtain their Registered Nurse (RN) degree with in a specified time frame and successfully complete BSN.

 

Requirements:

 

Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing

 

Eligible to be licensed in the State of Delaware.

 

Previous inpatient experience a plus.

 

BLS required

 

Per offer of employment letter, signed commitment upon hire to obtain RN license and then subsequent BSN degree within the defined time frame.

 

This position requires the candidate selected to work predominately Day/Midnight shift. Weekends and Holidays per the department guidelines.

 

Responsibilities

 

In this role you will work closely within a multidisciplinary team to include: RN staff, Hospitalists, Case Managers, Pharmacists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, and Ancillary services to deliver safe, effective care to our community with positive outcomes. You will use your expertise in assessing a patient's physical and emotional status, past health history, health practices, and both the patient's and the family's knowledge of the disease and its treatment. As a medical nurse you will be engaging in a true relationship based care model, building relationships with patients and families as well as with your peers, guided by our values of love and excellence.

Work expertly with other team members to achieve realistic healthcare goals for an individual and family.

Plan your nursing care to promote healing and education to patients and their families with a patient centered approach. In addition, closely monitor patients, handle emergencies and provide ongoing encouraging care. After treatment, you will help to transition patients to the appropriate level of care.

 

Qualities and Experience We Are Looking For

 

Excellent partnership within and across disciplines!

We work with a team that values collaboration and recognizes the importance of serving together.

Strong critical thinking and prioritization

Anticipating the needs of others by helping with compassion and generosity

 

 

EEO Statement:

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.

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Job Posting: 858030

Posted On: Oct 14, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021