End Date: 6/30/2023
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Position Type: Physician
Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation
The Department of Psychiatry/Behavioral Health and Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatrics at ChristianaCare has a 50/50 split position for a Geriatric Psychiatrist (both practices primarily located at Wilmington Hospital).
At the Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatrics, Delaware's first and most comprehensive outpatient clinic serving adults with mild to severe neurocognitive disorders, this role includes collaborative work with a multidisciplinary team, supervised under a geriatric psychiatrist and director of the clinic, providing neuropsychiatric assessment of new patients, psychiatric consultation on established patients with combined neurocognitive and behavioral symptoms, and limited follow up of complex patients who require ongoing care and titration of pharmacotherapy. This role includes precepting of psychiatric residents and participation in research and writing projects, as an optional benefit.
Under the Department of Psychiatry/Behavioral Health, this position will provide clinical services and teaching in geriatric psychiatry in our Wilmington outpatient practice (primarily) both virtually and in-person. This role will act as a member of the dept. of psychiatry faculty team and will supervise the clinical performance of psychiatry residents and participate in other residency related activities.
This position is integral both clinically and academically in geriatric psychiatry across two collaborative areas located just a few floors from one another.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. 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.
Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia, and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.
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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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