NP/PA, Inpatient Palliative Care Team

Job Requisition #: JR56603

End Date: 5/13/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is searching for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its talented Supportive and Palliative Care team working in the Christiana and Wilmington hospitals located in Newark and Wilmington, Delaware respectively (30 - 45 minutes south of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Our interdisciplinary team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse navigators, chaplains, and dedicated social workers. Ideal candidates will have a primary interest in doing inpatient consults and teaching and be open to the option of doing some outpatient palliative medicine clinical work.

Interested candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be an excellent team player and educator, and committed to continuous learning and personal growth. You will help provide clinical leadership and expertise within the palliative care clinical team and identify opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care and to improve the effectiveness of resource use.

-Masters' degree from an accredited program for graduate level nursing or Physician Assistant Studies with appropriate specialty certification
-Licensed or eligible for licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant in the state of Delaware

-Acute Care NP Certification required
-Advanced Palliative Medicine Certification preferred; or attained within 2 years.
-Prescription Authority required; DEA Registration required
-BLS required

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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.


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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