Licensed Practical Nurse Primary Care at Kirkwood

Job Requisition #: JR62583

End Date: 8/12/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a full-time Licensed Practical Nurse for our Kirkwood office location. This practice is home to 2 providers (one MD and one NP), 1 Registered Nurse, 6 Medical Assistants, and 1 Office Assistant. The LPN should be bilingual (Spanish/English speaking) as 95% of our patient population is Spanish speaking.

WORK SCHEDULE

Monday through Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns patients to exam rooms and prepares them for examination.
  • Administers patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
  • Performs assigned nursing procedures for comfort and well being of patients.
  • Assists physician with procedures.
  • Performs various lab tests; reads and records results.
  • Uses special diagnostic and screening equipment.
  • Manages patient medication administration safely and effectively.
  • Assists with quality control of lab by checking equipment, documenting results, maintaining records of lab results, and work schedules.
  • Assists with maintaining inventory of supplies and keeping exam rooms stocked.
  • Documents in a timely, accurate, and concise manner reflecting proper use of terminology.
  • Functions with an awareness and application of safety policies and in compliance with Infection Control policies.
  • Performs effectively in emergency situation following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.
  • Maintains a sound knowledge base of nursing care for specific patient population.
  • Demonstrates personal responsibility and accountability for own professional practice at all times.
  • Demonstrates awareness of legal issues and patient rights in all aspects of patient care and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
  • Actively participates in the development of department, and Nursing goals.  Maintains required credentials of CPR and mandatory inservice education.
  • Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, using lines of authority appropriately.
  • Formulates and maintains effective working relationships with all healthcare team members.
  • Maintains an attitude of helpfulness, courtesy, and cooperation towards patients, families, physicians, and other departmental/hospital personnel.
  • Performs waived and moderately complex lab tests to include use and maintenance of lab supplies and instruments and participation in the office quality control program.
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.
  • Appropriate clinical experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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