Service Assistant I - Labor & Delivery 7a-7p (12 hour shifts)

Job Requisition #: JR67194

End Date: 4/1/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Support Services/Maintenance

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Please apply if interested 12 hour shifts 7am to 7pm and every other weekend and holiday


To perform a variety of service activities that facilitate the efficient workflow of multiple nursing units and support patient care.


Maintains the environment in a clean and sanitary condition.

Transports and maintains equipment.

Stocks and distributes sterile and non-sterile supplies, equipment, dietary trays and linen.

Harvests placentas and cords for and storage in the freezer.

Rinses and stores soiled instruments for return to Central.

Organizes work areas.

Performs safety and quality checks on equipment.

Cleans shelves, monitors, and storage areas.

Changes full needle boxes.

Empties linen hampers, trash, bio-hazardous waste and disposes of items in assigned areas.

Responds to emergencies and pages in a timely manner, running errands as necessary.

Assists with lifting, positioning, and transporting of patients.

Maintains a helpful, productive attitude while working constructively with other members of the health care team.

Reports any maintenance problems or damages to manager.

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.


High school graduate or equivalent.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.


Knowledge of service assistant functions.

Knowledge of unit specific and departmental standards, policies, and selected procedures.

Knowledge of and ability to use appropriate safety measures.

Ability to perform designated tasks according to unit specific standards on multiple units.

Ability to communicate effectively, utilizing verbal communication skills.

Ability to make appropriate notation on selected unit specific forms for multiple units.

Ability to perform required technical skills as outlined in procedures.

Ability to follow universal precautions.

Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.

Ability to work independently within assigned responsibilities.

Ability to exercise judgement, tact, and diplomacy.

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.


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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