Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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ChristianaCare is recruiting for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Wilmington Adult Medicine Practice located in the newly redesigned and renovated The Rocco A. Abessinio Family Wilmington Health Center in Wilmington Hospital. The center provides primary and specialty care to all ages. One of the larger practices within the medical group, Wilmington Adult Medicine has 10 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, behavioral health consultants and care managers working in collaboration as well as medical assistants and front office staff. This is a full-time position with the office having evening and Saturday appointments available. Candidate must be able to provide evening and Saturday availability in rotation with other staff.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assesses and documents patient and family response to intervention
Demonstrates ability to carry out critical skill as outlined in procedures and specific standards
Provides supervision and direction to other team members. Delegates task according to capabilities and scope of responsibilities.
Ability to independently review patient problems including, but not limited to medication refills, determining the need of follow up care and referring appropriately to the physician according to policy.
Performs all prescribed laboratory test, sends to appropriate laboratory, receives and interprets laboratory values, and notifies physician of results
Providing patient education and counseling to patients and their families
Participate in chronic disease management of patients
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients), including knowledge of growth and development, that ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.
Provide continuity and comprehensive primary care to a large population of patients across the lifespan in a resident physician family practice
Collaborate with resident physicians and co-manage patient care within the teamlet model
Mentor and precept medical, physician assistant, and advanced practice registered nursing students
Participate in evaluation and development of resident physicians as a member of clinical faculty
Participate in practice wide and team based performance improvement projects
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Master's degree as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse -NP or graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA certification
Licensure or license eligible as a physician assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - FNP or AGNP as set forth by the state of Delaware
Prescriptive authority required in Delaware
Certification in BLS
Experience in Family or Internal Medicine as APRN-FNP, APRN-AGNP, or PA
Internal Number: JR54361
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care 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.