NP/PA, Inpatient Neurology Team

Job Requisition #: JR59387

End Date: 6/14/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is seeking an Adult-Geriatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our 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.

Work hours:

  • Full time position
  • 80 hours per 2 weeks, 10-12 hour shifts
  • Weekend and holiday requirements
  • Currently every 4th weekend and 2 holiday shifts per year

Benefits:

  • Full time medical and dental benefits, optional vision coverage
  • Generous continuing education time and monetary allowance
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Shift differential for evenings 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

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 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

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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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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