NP/PA, Outpatient Thoracic Surgery Team

Job Requisition #: JR58442

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 looking for a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant  to provide outpatient care and management of Lung Cancer Screening and Lung Nodule patients. This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday, no weekends, no holidays at our outpatient practice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take and perform history and physical examinations
  • Perform shared-decision making consults and routine follow-up office visits
  • Provider for Solitary Pulmonary Nodule clinic, Lung Cancer Screening clinic, and participates in MDC conference (Thoracic and Solitary Pulmonary Nodule)
  • Within the scope of their education, training and credentialing, evaluate, diagnose, manage and treat Lung Cancer Screening and Lung Nodule patients in outpatient setting
  • Record pertinent data (i.e., progress notes, narrative summaries, etc.)
  • Evaluate, diagnosis, and treat patients under the direction and supervision of an attending physician
  • Assist in the teaching of residents in the outpatient management of the Lung Cancer Screening and Lung Nodule patients
  • Performs office visits and participates in smoking cessation as part of a Lung Cancer Screening program
  • Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.
  • 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.
  • Performs other related duties as required

-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
- Oncology or surgery experience preferred
-Prescription Authority required; DEA Registration required
-BLS required

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.

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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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