Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Christiana Emergency Department -Day/Evening or Evening/Midnights Available!

Job Requisition #: JR67797

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) - Christiana Emergency Department

For the third consecutive year, ChristianaCare has earned Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals Ward and is among the top 1/% of hospitals to be assessed nationwide. Our Emergency Department houses the only Level One Trauma Center between Baltimore and Philadelphia, serving as one of the busiest Emergency Departments on the East Coast.

Are you an LPN who has dreamed of becoming an Emergency Department Registered Nurse? Here is your chance to step onto that path! LPNs implement skilled nursing care to Emergency Department patients, while observing for patient response to prescribed treatments and/or nursing interventions-within the LPN practice scope as delineated in the Delaware Nurse Practice Act. Our ED LPNs will be part of the multidisciplinary team to deliver safe, effective care to our community.

We have Day/Evening or Evening/Midnight schedule options with combination of 8 and 12-hour shifts.


  • Robust Healthcare Benefits, effective day one. Generous Paid Time Off, Shift Differential, Tuition Reimbursement and more!

  • Growth opportunities with a defined path forward.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts ongoing patient observations to gather data relevant to the patient needs recording significant conditions and response to treatment, notifying assigned RN of any changes in condition.

Collaborates and assists RN in implementing the plan of care for the patient. Updates the plan as appropriate.

Performs assigned nursing procedures for comfort and well-being of patients demonstrating a concern for patient safety.

Administers medications in a safe and effective manner.

Participates in patient/family education and discharge planning, documenting appropriately.

Updates the teaching plan as appropriate.

Establishes priorities appropriately, based on patient needs.

Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to adult and geriatric patients including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain information and to provide the care needed.

Communicates effectively to patients, families, and the health care team, utilizing both written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Per offer of employment letter, signed commitment upon hire to obtain RN license and then subsequent BSN degree within the defined time frame.
  • Recent acute care experience preferred.
  • BLS

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.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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