Hospitalist APC- Observation Care Team

Job Requisition #: JR66432

End Date: 7/11/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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ChristianaCare Hospitalist APC, Observation Care Team

ChristianaCare is currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our expanding Observation Care Team! The selected candidate will be a part of the hospitalist group, CCHP, with a focus on observation care. He/she will provide clinical management to patients admitted under observation care with the support and collaboration by a hospitalist physician. 

Full-time positions consist of 16 shifts per 4-week block rotating between 10-hour day and evening shifts and weekend coverage.

Available positions include:

- Standard position rotating between day (6:00 AM -3:00 PM, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) and evening shifts (Noon -10:00 PM)

- All evenings (swingternist) (Noon - 10:00 PM)

*All swingternists receive a shift reduction of 2 in a 4-week block

Don't miss this opportunity to join a great team!


  • Perform daily rounds and assesses health status of assigned patients through complete physical examination and medical history.
  • Analyze patient data and formulate an individualize plan of care based on patient assessment and needs in collaboration with the physician, nursing, and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of prescribed management plan.
  • Establish priorities based on patient needs and act on these accordingly.
  • Order, interpret, and/or perform necessary diagnostic testing or labs.
  • Initiate referral to appropriate resources and services.
  • Foster efficient patient flow through system or discharge.
  • Complete appropriate and timely documentation in the electronic health record (EHR), which includes history and physical (H&P), consults, progress notes, orders, and discharge summaries.
  • Submit billing in a timely fashion according to policy.
  • Utilize teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education and counseling to the patient and/or family including teach back.
  • Act as a liaison for patients, families, and other health professionals.
  • Participate in discharge planning, resource allocation, and/or family meetings.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of best practice guidelines/protocols, quality and performance improvement projects, algorithms, and research.
  • Provide excellent customer service and assist in efforts to improve patient satisfaction scores.
  • Strive for the highest quality in all aspects of work performance and assume responsibility for improving care/services including onboarding of new team members.
  • Learns and uses new information, skills and knowledge.
  • Maintains privileges, mandatory education, and regulatory requirements as needed for area of specialization.


  • Licensed or eligible for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in the state of Delaware
  • Prescriptive Authority or eligibility for the state of Delaware
  • DEA registration required
  • BLS & ACLS required

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.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


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.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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