If you are a nurse, and you are compassionate about nursing ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you. Our highly skilled staff can assist with many different facets of medical care. 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 at the VNA: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8.
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking a Full Time LPN to work in one of the areas in and around Newark/Bear, DE. The successful candidate will work one winter and one summer holiday as well as one weekend a quarter.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Give skilled nursing care and prescribed treatment to geriatric patients in the community.
Provide care including but not limited to: Cardiac Care, Foley Catheters, Pulmonary Care, Ostomy Care, etc.
Educate patients and their family members on care, disease process, and nutrition.
Develop and implement care plans, which are goal oriented and patient centered and consistent with available resources.
Develop plan for discharge of patients.
Qualified applicants must possess a current DE LPN license, or compact state license, and one year of LPN experience. Previous Home Healthcare and Med-Surgical experience preferred.
Must be able to attend week day orientation in our Camden office for one to two weeks. The position also requires one winter and one summer holiday as well as rotating weekends, generally one out of three.
Great work life balance and time to spend treating your patients.
Laptop and documentation training tailored to your individualized needs.
Promote & recognize professional development and specialty certifications.
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.