Hospitalist NP/PA- Night Shift

Job Requisition #: JR66429

End Date: 7/20/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Evening Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently looking for Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants to join ChristianaCare Hospitalist Partners (CCHP), a large and established hospital employed group of over 150 physicians and 30 advanced practice clinicians servicing 3 hospital campuses (1,300 beds) in Newark and Wilmington, DE and Elkton, MD in a nocturnist role.

The selected nocturnist candidate will provide clinical management to patients at the Christiana Campus located in Newark, DE and remotely to patients on the Wilmington campus located in Wilmington, DE, and Cecil campus located in Elkton, Maryland with the support and collaboration by a hospitalist physician.

Full time and part time positions available.

Nocturnist APC Hospitalist Details:

  • Full time:
    • 13 or 14 shifts per four-week block (alternating 13/14 every other block, includes two full weekends)
    • Night shift is 10:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation plus shift differentials for evenings, nights, and weekends
  • $10,000 Nocturnist Stipend (for two-years of full-time service agreement)
  • Yearly incentive plan with payout of up to 7.5% of base salary
  • Generous PTO and PTO Cash Out Program
  • $2,250 CME Allowance + 5 CME Days
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 403b and Defined Contribution Plans
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance
  • 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave

Clinical Duties:

  • Performing admissions, cross coverage, and discharges on patients admitted under inpatient status.
  • 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 Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in the state of Delaware
  • Acute Care NP license required
  • Prescriptive Authority or eligibility for the state of Delaware
  • DEA registration required
  • 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.

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APC Career Fair

Wednesday, March 20
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Christiana Hospital
Ammon Center – Main Auditorium
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718

Join us to learn more about ChristianaCare and what to expect as a new Advanced Practice Clinician.

APC Career Fair
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APC Career Fair

Wednesday, March 20
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Christiana Hospital
Ammon Center – Main Auditorium
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718

Join us to learn more about ChristianaCare and what to expect as a new Advanced Practice Clinician.

APC Career Fair

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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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