ChristianaCare is a thriving, nonprofit health system with a mission of service. We believe that the key to providing truly excellent health care is to partner with our patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it.
We are searching for Certified Nurse Assistants to join our incredible team at ChristianaCare - Cecil Campus! In this role, you will provide for the care needs of the patients under the direction of the primary nurse. This position requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies in order to remain in this position.
Essential Job Responsibilities: - May perform all treatments and services within the scope of practice of the Certified Nurse Assistant Maryland state licensure. - Provides for the hygiene, personal care and activities of daily living, assisting patients with meals, measuring and recording vital signs and reporting abnormal vital signs to the primary nurse. - Must perform accurate measurement of intake and output, perform EKG and finger stick glucose testing. - Other duties may include order entry into Meditech. - Service Excellence to all customers at all times - Patient care competency - Adheres to patient safety regulations and initiatives - Vital Sign and AccuCheck competency (obtaining, documenting, and reporting accuracy) - Basic computer skills - Provision of nursing assistant care within scope of practice - Excellent interpersonal communication skills - Collaboration with multi-disciplinary team members - Teamwork and Flexibility
Education: Must be 18 years of age. High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Licensure/Certification: Maryland Board of Nursing CNA license required; American Heart Association BLS certification required; Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training required within 90 days of hire.
ChristianaCare Offers: - Robust benefit package including full medical, dental and vision - 403(b) with a company match - Generous paid time off - Tuition assistance for full time employees
Candidates accepted into this position will be provided the opportunity to obtain two sets of scrubs at no cost.
Internal Number: JR58189
About ChristianaCare Health System
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.