NP/PA, Pediatric Hospitalist

Job Requisition #: JR55814

End Date: 3/12/2022

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 Physician Assistant to join our Pediatric Hospitalist team!  The selected candidate will provide safe and efficient clinical management to newborn, pediatric, adolescent, and young adult patients in the inpatient setting in collaboration with the Christiana Pediatric Hospitalist group. This includes daily rounds, performing complex admissions and discharges, as well as consults as needed.


  • Perform daily rounds and assess health status of assigned patients timely through complete physical examination and medical history.
  • Analyze patient data and formulate an individualize plan of care based on patient assessment and needs in collaboration with the physician, nursing, and other members of the disciplinary team.
  • Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of prescribed management plan.
  • Establish priorities based on patient needs and act on these accordingly.
  • Order and interpret necessary diagnostic testing, therapeutic modalities, or procedures.
  • Adheres to organization guidelines regarding medical documentation in the electronic health record (EHR), which includes history and physical (H&P), consults, progress notes, orders, regulatory requirements, and message center.
  • Submit billing in a timely fashion according to policy.
  • Utilize teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education and counseling to the patient and/or family that is understandable to them including teachback.
  • Act as a liaison for patients, families, and other health professionals including PCP.
  • Coordinate transitions of care to home; identify any post-discharge needs and set up appropriate follow up in outpatient setting, i.e. bilirubin, PCP.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of best practice guidelines, quality and performance improvement protocols, policies, algorithms and research.
  • Provide excellent customer service and assist in efforts to improve patient satisfaction scores.
  • Strive for the highest quality in all aspects of work performance and assume responsibility for improving care/services.
  • Learns and uses new information, skills and knowledge.
  • Maintains privileges, mandatory education, and regulatory requirements as needed for area of specialization.


  • Completion of a master's degree program as an Acute Pediatric NP or completion of a Physician Assistant program as a Physician Assistant.  
  • Pediatric experience preferred.
  • License or license eligible in the State of Delaware
  • BLS, PALS, and NRP certifications are required

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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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