NP/PA, Pulmonary Team

Job Requisition #: JR55466

End Date: 3/31/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Are you a Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant that is looking to be part of a supportive team and have a great work/life balance?

ChristianaCare is looking for a motivated NP/PA to join our Inpatient/Outpatient Pulmonary team!

The selected candidate will rotate to our Wilmington and Christiana offices, as well as Inpatient coverage at Wilmington Hospital.  This is a Monday-Friday position, with no weekend requirement and no on-call requirement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct care to pulmonary patients and displays the ability to interpret information that identifies patient needs. 
  • Provides appropriate intervention and helps find solutions to problematic patient issues.
  • Assesses health status of patients in ambulatory and acute care settings, through physical examinations and review of medical history.
  • Participates in the design and implementation of individualized pulmonary management plans in collaboration with staff physicians.
  • Provides supervision of patients' health status; management of patient medical treatment and medication in collaboration with the physician.
  • Initiates and interprets of laboratory, x-rays and other diagnostic tests and results as necessary and appropriate.
  • Evaluates medical information obtained from performing physical examinations and testing. Prescribes medication and independently initiates treatment.
  • Prepares and dictates patients progress notes, history and physicals as well as consult letters to referring physicians and health care providers.
  • Coordinates initial and follow-up health education through teaching and counseling.
  • Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge base to promote and provide education to the patient and their family.
  • Acts as a liaison for patients, families, and health professionals.
  • Assists in the implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Collaborates with medical director and administration regarding administrative issues.
  • Diagnoses and treats according to the Pulmonary Specialists treatment guidelines.
  • 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.

Requirements

  • Master's Degree as an APRN or graduate from an ARC-PA Accredited program
  • License or license eligible for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in the state of Delaware
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • At least 3 years of experience as a NP/PA required
  • Pulmonary or Outpatient experience preferred

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.

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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