NP/PA, Rehoboth Beach/Milford Primary Care Team

Job Requisition #: JR60884

End Date: 1/19/2023

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 qualified NP/PA to join our newest locations in Southern Delaware. The new sites will be located in Rehoboth and Milford, opening Summer 2022. In collaboration with Highmark Medicare Advantage, this unique model of care focuses on individualized care plans for patients 65 years old and older. An opportunity to make patient's lives more manageable with standardized clinical outcomes in a Medicare Advantage product. This practice offers unique services designed specifically for the geriatric populations such as a Functional Assessment Room, therapy for ADL support, on-site access to a pharmacist, social worker, nutritionist, as well as a private family gathering room. Provide care focused on quality of life and maintaining function. Innovative, team based primary care provided in office, virtual and home-based settings to a growing community. By leveraging technology and the support of our on-site digital ambassador, we will provide a large virtual component. In addition, this practice will evaluate and treat eligible patients in the comfort of their own home.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform physical exams; formulate a diagnosis and develop & execute an appropriate treatment plan; and ensure adequate follow-up care.
  • Independently analyze patient data and create an individualized care plan based on patient assessment and needs.
  • Collaborate with physicians, nursing, and other members of the disciplinary team.
  • Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of care plan.
  • Appropriate referrals to social work, behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy for
  • Identifies end of life patients, has a basic knowledge and skill set for palliative care and appropriately refers patients to hospice care
  • Utilizing evidence-based medicine coupled with expert clinical knowledge to educate and promote well-being, preventative care, and chronic care management.
  • Helps coordinate transitions of care to maximize quality of life and functional status for the patient and family.
  • Contribute to program development and utilization of best practice guidelines and process improvement.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of a master's degree program and board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, or Adult Nurse Practitioner or completion of a Physician Assistant program and board certification as a Physician Assistant. 
  • Two to three years of experience with adults, preferably in memory loss and/or with seniors.
  • BLS Certification
  • Travel between practices and patient homes. Facilities, as needed.

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.

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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