Critical Care APC Fellowship

Job Requisition #: JR63048

End Date: 8/4/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Are you a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with an interest in Critical Care? Christiana Care is currently recruiting APC's (Physician Assistants and Acute Care Nurse Practitioners) to join our Critical Care APC Fellowship program! This 12-month program is for candidates who are new to advanced practice and/or have less than 1 year of critical care experience. This program allows for a supported transition into the role of the Critical Care APC in the fast-paced Intensive Care Unit (ICU) environment. Successful completion of the program will prepare you for a wide range of positions within critical care.

The program will consist of clinical rotations through all our intensive care units including the Medical ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Neurocritical Unit, and Surgical/Trauma Critical Care unit in addition to supplemental experiences and rotations in other specialty areas. Didactic lectures will be provided weekly to supplement clinical experience. The program also includes VEST experiences for training and competency development for common procedures and clinical scenarios experienced in the critical care setting.

Critical Care APC fellows are considered full-time employees of Christiana Care with full benefits including healthcare, CME stipend, and conference time. The salary for the fellowship role will be $78,000 annually. Fellows who successfully complete the program and demonstrate Christiana Care's core values and behaviors are welcome to apply for permanent employment in our critical care units at a rate commensurate with their clinical experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited master's or doctoral degree program with national board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or as a Physician Assistant within the last 12 months.
  • Licensure for Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing or licensure as a Physician Assistant as set forth by the Delaware Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline
  • ACLS preferred or BLS required with expected ACLS completion within one month of hire

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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