NP/PA, Center for Women's Emotional Wellness

Job Requisition #: JR62546

End Date: 4/18/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare's Center for Women's Emotional Wellness (CWEW) is a nationally recognized mental health program dedicated to the identification and treatment of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. We are currently looking for a NP or PA to work with our multi-disciplinary team which include psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, and psychology/clinical social work trainees. CWEW offers reproductive psychiatric consultation and medication management, evidence-based psychotherapy, and support & therapy groups for women in the perinatal period. We also offer compassionate care for families coping with pregnancy or neonatal loss, as well as reproductive challenges. CWEW clinicians provide supervision and training and present on a national level regarding PMADS and our unique service model.

This position will contribute to the overall clinical operation of the behavioral health department and the daily care of the perinatal patient population in Center for Women's Emotional Wellness.  To function as a member of a clinical team through collaboration, providing consultation, assessment, treatment, and behavioral health education

  • Performs thorough psychiatric assessments and determines accurate diagnoses
  • Demonstrates reproductive psychiatry knowledge and skills, necessary to provide patient care for pregnant and postpartum individuals, along with those seeking preconception psychiatric consultation
  • Engages a trauma-informed and culturally-humble lens to foster safe, support, and inclusive patient care
  • Coordinates care with all team members within the office and participates in multidisciplinary patient-centric care planning meetings
  • Collaborates with outside patient care team members, such as inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs, specialists, medical providers both within Behavioral Health and Women's Health
  • Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge base in reproductive psychiatry to provide education to patients and their families

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing or graduate from an accredited Physician Assistants program with NCCPA certification
  • APRN or PA Licensure or license eligible for State of Delaware
  • BE/BC as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner preferred
  • Minimum of three years' experience working in a behavioral health setting preferred

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.


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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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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