As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
Nemours is seeking a full-time Nursing Assistant for our Hematology/Oncology unit in Wilmington, DE. Schedule consists of 8am - 4:30pm Monday-Friday.
This position is responsible for: Assisting with general activities of the patient care unit and assist the health care team with performance of patient care activities, under the direction and guidance of a Registered Nurse.
Ensuring a clean and safe patient care unit, assisting patients with activities of daily life (bath, feed, play, etc.
Collects patient specimens (blood, urine, stool, other per policy), paying close attention to patient safety, comfort and accuracy of information.
Uses Hospital Information Systems as required for patient care, (e.g. documenting vital signs and patient care activities.)
Accurately relays information from physicians, nurses, laboratory personnel and others.
Transports patients and delivers reports, supplies, etc., to other patient units or Institute locations as needed.
Minimum 1 year patient care experience strongly preferred
Able to read and write accurately.
Able to understand laboratory orders, computer information, and some medical terminology.
Comfortable with obtaining specimens, including blood specimens, from a patient population that is primarily pediatric and often ill, handicapped, or restricted in some way.
Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.