ChristianaCare Private Duty serves patients throughout the state of Delaware, and has needs on specific cases for which we are recruiting, including a 10p-6a shift and a 9p-5a shift, as well as some day shift hours. These patients require gastric tube feedings for nutrition, and possess other medical conditions that require constant monitoring. If serving these patients would be meaningful to you and your clinical development, please apply. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work at the VNA: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8 .
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.
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 on night shift. Also requires a mandatory weekend per month.
Tracheostomy and ventilator experience a plus!
Internal Number: JR55325
About ChristianaCare Health System
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.