NP/PA - Pediatric Hospitalist, Bayhealth Kent Campus

Job Requisition #: JR70809

End Date: 12/31/2024

Location: Dover, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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ChristianaCare is seeking a Physician Assistant or Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care who has a passion for inpatient pediatric care to join Christiana Pediatric Hospitalists (CPH) and provide family-centered and evidence-based care to pediatric patients at our Bayhealth Kent Campus practice. The APC will work collaboratively with the clinical team, social workers, pharmacists, family members and others to ensure safe care and seamless transitions.

Why ChristianaCare?    

  • Our Pediatric Hospital Medicine practice cares for children in the inpatient setting, including our inpatient pediatric unit and our mother-baby unit.  We also provide consultative services to the Emergency Department.
  • Our practice at Bayhealth Kent campus:
    • Cares for the majority of the 2,000 newborns born at Bayhealth, in a "rooming in" setting.
    • Provides inpatient care for infants, children and teens needed inpatient and observation level care.
    • Offers Pediatric Intermediary Care, including caring for children on High Frequency Nasal Cannula, continuous albuterol therapy and frequent nursing assessments.
    • Offers consultative services to children admitted for surgical or traumatic conditions.
  • APCs admit, manage, and discharge newborn and pediatric patients from the inpatient setting in collaboration with the pediatric hospitalists.
  • The advanced practice provider will be responsible, but not limited to, the following duties:
    • Provides medical care to newborn and pediatric patients, including managing admissions to the hospital, following patients through their hospital stay, and management discharges from the inpatient setting.
    • Prepare patients and families for discharge, including providing family education and ensuring safe and complete transition to the outpatient setting.
    • Performs consultations on patients in the Emergency Department or inpatient setting.
    • Collaborates with physician, subspecialists, registered nurses, and other members of the health care team to provide direct patient care.
    • Following Departmental and Unit based policies and procedures.
  • 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

Compensation and Benefits

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

Position Qualifications

  • Completion of a master's degree program and board certification as a Certified Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • License or license eligible as an CNPAC or Physician Assistant in the State of Delaware and Maryland
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience preferred.
  • Prescriptive Authority, DEA registration, BLS Required

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.

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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

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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.

RSVP
MAR
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APC Career Fair
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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.

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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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