If you are a compassionate nurse who loves the idea of working one on one with your patient in the home health setting, Private Duty Nursing might be a good fit for you. ChristianaCare HomeHealth Private Duty Nurses serve pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients throughout the state of DE. Our highly trained staff assists with a wide range of medical care including administering medications, gastric tube feedings, tracheostomy maintenance, ventilator support and much more.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide expert care to medically fragile pediatric and/ or complex adult patients.
Coordinate care with families, their loved one's doctors, and other health care professionals.
Create positive relationships by serving in a compassionate, responsive and courteous manner.
Work a minimum of two weekend shifts per month
Administer medications and other prescribed treatments as ordered
DE LPN or RN license
1 year of experience working as an RN or LPN
Must be able to attend a two week daytime orientation in our Camden office, followed by patient specific field orientation
Previous home health and/or Long Term Care experience a plus
Tracheotomy and ventilator experience a plus
ChristianaCare HomeHealth offers:
Flexible Schedule (Per Diem role)
Outstanding support from leadership
iPad and documentation system training
Medical Equipment training
Paid time off for part time staff
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.