Licensed Practical Nurse | Private Duty | Home Healthcare
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Camden, Delaware
Internal Number: JR55322
If you are a nurse, and you are 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: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8 .
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking Per Diem LPNs to work in Newark or Kent/Sussex Delaware. This exciting position offers:
Commitment of 56 or 80 hours a month
The specific cities where we need nurses are: Georgetown, Milton, Lewes, Seaford, and Laurel. We have pediatric male patients living in Georgetown and Milton who require trach/vent/tube feeding support; for Friday and Saturday nights and Friday, Saturday and Sunday day shifts. We also have an adult female who requires support for a trach/vent/tube feedings in Milton. This patient attends a day program that her caregiver would attend with her. Finally, we have an adult male that requires day shift support Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Qualified applicants must have current DE LPN license and 1 year of experience working as an LPN.
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. Also requires a mandatory weekend per month.
Tracheostomy and ventilator experience a plus!
EEO Statement: 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.
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.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.