NP/PA, Critical Care Float Pool

Job Requisition #: JR58445

End Date: 9/17/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a highly motivated and skilled Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in the Critical Care Float Pool. This is a full-time or full-time flex position rotating through the Medical, Cardiac, Surgical, and Neurological Intensive Care Units on our Newark and Wilmington campuses and consists of a combination of weekday and weekend day, evening, night, and holiday shifts.

Responsibilities in each unit include admitting and managing multiple critically ill patients in collaboration with intensivists, fellows, and residents. The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable working in a high acuity, fast-paced environment with a high level of autonomy. Candidate must have 2 years of critical care experience in at least one specialty. Formal individualized onboarding and orientation will be provided in each unit.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Manage care of the critically ill patient collaboratively with other caregivers within established protocols, guidelines, and scope of practice
  • Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education to patients and their families
  • Act as liaison for patients, families, and health professionals
  • Perform various bedside procedures including arterial catheterization, central venous catheterization, paracentesis, thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, first assist tracheostomy, PEG tubes

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Physician Assistant must be a graduate of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA Certification
  • Nurse Practitioner requires a Masters' degree, with degree specialization as Adult Acute Care NP
  • Minimum of 2 year critical care experience required; 5 years preferred
  • License or license eligible for the State of Delaware
  • Prescriptive authority and controlled substance license for state of Delaware
  • Federal DEA
  • BLS and ACLS certification

BENEFITS

  • Full time medical and dental benefits, optional vision coverage
  • Generous continuing education time and monetary allowance
  • Shift differential for evenings, nights and weekends
  • Substantial paid vacation plan
  • 12 week paid parental leave option (exclusive of vacation plan)
  • 403B retirement plan
  • Yearly metric-based quality incentive bonus
  • Individualized orientation

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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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.

Benefits

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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