NP/PA - Inpatient Neurology - 72 Hours Biweekly

Job Requisition #: JR69397

End Date: 6/30/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Join our growing team! ChristianaCare is seeking an Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our expanding Inpatient Neurology team! 

Our exceptional and diverse team works together to care for patients within the hospital with a variety of neurologic diseases.  Our primary Stroke service located in our award-winning Comprehensive Stroke Certified hospital on the Newark, DE campus of our hospital system.  Additionally, our neurology consultative service cares for patients within hospitals at both our Newark and Wilmington Campuses.  

The Neurology providers work together with a multidisciplinary team including Neurohospitalists, Vascular Neurologists, NeuroInterventionalists, NeuroIntensivists, and a variety of outpatient sub-specialty Neurologists to care for a variety of patients including those with acute ischemic stroke, neuro-immunologic disease, seizure/epilepsy, encephalopathy, migraine, neuromuscular disease, and other neurologic conditions. 

The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable working independently, while in collaboration the Neurohospitalist or Vascular Neurologist, to perform direct medical management of Neurology patients while utilizing approved protocols, procedures, and expert consultation after a well-rounded and comprehensive orientation.  Qualified candidates will have prior Neurology experience though we have experience with onboarding new providers and welcome new graduates to apply.

Why ChristianaCare?    

  • President/CEO Dr. Janice Nevin named among 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives in 2023 By Modern Healthcare
  • Named among Forbes Best Employer for Diversity & Inclusion in The U.S. For 2023
  • Full-time flex position
  • 72 hours per 2 weeks, 10-12 hour shifts
  • Weekend and holiday requirements; currently every 4th weekend and 2 holiday shifts per year
  • Individualized orientation

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive Bonus
  • Shift differential for evenings and weekends
  • Generous CME Paid Time and Allowance
  • 12 weeks Paid Protected Parental Leave
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
  • 403(b) and Defined Contribution Plan Retirement Options with Employer Match

Position Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited Physician Assistant or Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program required.
  • Must be certified or eligible for certification by either the NCCPA or ANCC
  • License or license eligible in the State of Delaware, including prescriptive authority and DEA.
  • Previous Advanced Practice Provider experience preferred.
  • BLS and ACLS certification preferred.

About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations! ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,336 beds), a freestanding emergency department, 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.

ChristianaCare is rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion, and the 29th best health system to work for in the United States, and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national quality ratings.

Living in and around Delaware offers varied and affordable housing options in DE, PA, MD, or NJ. Connected by Amtrak and I-95 this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities. Our location puts you within 1-3 hours of four international airports, major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C., popular beach towns in MD, DE and NJ and popular ski resorts in PA and NY.


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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Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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