End Date: 6/30/2021
Location: Newark, Delaware
Position Type: Physician
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
ChristianaCare is seeking a Cardiac Intensivist for our growing critical care team.
The successful candidate will provide daily clinical management for the adult population in our 26 bed cardiac and cardiac surgery ICU/step down unit. The Intensivist cares for patients with advanced cardiac disease and patients undergoing a variety of cardiac surgical and percutaneous procedures including EMCO, acute mechanical circulatory support and LVAD. The Intensivist leads multidisciplinary rounds for cardiac patients and participates in cardiac surgical rounds. He/she will be actively involved in teaching cardiology fellows,APPs, and residents.
Qualified applicants will possess:
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. ChristianaCare includes three hospitals accounting for 1300 beds. The intensivist position will be based at Christiana Hospital, the Newark Campus of ChristianaCare. The Newark campus hospital is 900 beds and has the State's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level III neonatal center. We are a designated comprehensive stroke center and have regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. IN 2020, ChristianaCare received the HeartCARE National Distinction of Excellence award from the American College of Cardiology. This prestigious award has been bestowed on fewer than 30 American hospital systems. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital.
As the largest healthcare provider in the state, ChristianaCare is committed to maintaining the highest standards of patient care while sustaining the well-being of its medical and dental staff members. ChristianaCare has earned continued Gold Seal of Approval™ by The Joint Commission for many years. In the past year, ChristianaCare received the AHA Gold award for heart failure, the AHA Platinum award for myocardial infarction care, the AACN Beacon Award for Excellence, and Magnet Designation and the Daisy Foundation Award for nursing excellence.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest and most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality, equitable care more accessible while lowering health care costs. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
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Join Delaware’s largest health system and a premier leader in the Mid-Atlantic region—a not-for-profit, physician-led, financially sound entity that is driven by its core values of Love and Excellence. Join ChristianaCare and discover a diverse patient base, challenging and complex cases and cutting-edge technologies, as well as opportunities for resident and medical student teaching and clinical research—all in a desirable location close to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that offers a lower cost of living, including low property taxes and no state sales tax.
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.
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