NP/PA, Inpatient Cardiology Consultant Team

Job Requisition #: JR66860

End Date: 2/16/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is looking to hire an innovative Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Cardiology Consultant Team. ChristianaCare Cardiology Consultants is a large practice consisting of more than 20 physicians and 16 advanced practice clinicians providing specialized cardiac care for residents in DE, PA, NJ and MD.

This position covers inpatient areas at both Newark and Wilmington Campus, as well as coverage as needed at our Cecil Campus. The selected candidate requires rotating through a variety of roles which include daily rounding, ED and floor consults, pre and post procedural care, stress test monitoring, and both acute and chronic outpatient management of patients with a cardiology diagnosis. The primary shift is comprised of 10 hour days from 7am - 5pm with weekend, nights, and holiday requirements as needed.
Facilitates care through all phases of patient illnesses
Reviews and retrieves data pertinent to patient's medical history.
Performs and records physical assessment in response to consult and collaborates with physicians and other members of the medical staff.
Screens patient to determine need for urgent medical attention.
Evaluates need to changes in patient therapy.
Writes orders and modifies treatment plans.
Prescribes medication with credentials provided by the Joint Practice Committee of the Delaware Board of Medical Practice.
Provides education and instruction to patients regarding care.
Organizes appropriate discharge plans.
Assesses medical device surgical sites including dressing changes, staple removal or suture removal.
Actively participates in other aspects of Cardiology, by performing procedures that replace physicians: special oriented care such as monitoring stress tests.

Provide patient education, counseling, and instruction regarding patient diagnosis, medical treatments, medications, and preventive care.

Participates in and supports accreditation, compliance, and regulatory activities of the organization.

Participated in preceptorship of PA/NP students and other healthcare learners.

Identifies patient/family needs for community resources and refers appropriately.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices;  reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant certification

Licensure as Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing and the Maryland Board of Nursing; or as a Physician Assistant as set forth by the Delaware/Maryland Board of Medical Practice.
Prescriptive authority

DEA Registration.
ACLS certification.
Prior cardiology and/or ICU experience preferred; new graduates are welcome to apply.

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.

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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