Respiratory Care Assistant - Casual

Job Requisition #: JR64364

End Date: 9/30/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Respiratory

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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About ChristianaCare:
ChristianaCare is the one of the Mid Atlantic's largest academic health care providers and consists of 3 campuses: Wilmington, Newark and Union at Cecil County. Through our values of love and excellence, ChristianaCare is consistently identified as a regional center of excellence for cardiology, cancer and women's health services and ranked by US News & World as Best Hospital.

To clean and assemble respiratory care equipment. To order, unload, unpack, and verify supplies and equipment ordered for Respiratory Care including the delivery and inventory /restocking of supplies. To assist therapists in obtaining equipment for critical patient situations. To maintain critical supplies such as code blue and airway boxes.


-    Responds to patient crisis situations to assist Respiratory Therapist with equipment and/or supplies.

-    Performs device check, breaking down, processing and reassembling of respiratory equipment. Cleans and assembles respiratory therapy equipment as appropriate.
-    Orders Respiratory Care supplies as needed 
-    Verifies accuracy of delivery (over shipments and shortages) of Respiratory Care supplies and notifies receiving clerk or manager of any discrepancies.  
-    Inspects for damages and expiration dates.
-    Places all supplies received onto shelves in Respiratory Care supply closet.
-    Inventories all respiratory par supplies on all nursing units at Christiana hospital.
-    Delivers all stock required for replenishment and distributes and stocks those designated areas at Christiana hospital.
-    Understands and follows universal precaution guidelines when processing equipment.
-    Completes yearly system-wide education.  
-    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.

-    Maintains and resupplies equipment:

  • Code Blue / Airway boxes / RRT box
  • Performs High Level Disinfection on equipment
  • Maintains competency on HLD

High school graduate or equivalent.     

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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