NP/PA, School Wellness Center, Casual

Job Requisition #: JR63862

End Date: 8/3/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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ChristianaCare is hiring for an Advanced Practice Clinician (Pediatric or Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant) to work in our School Based Health Centers 8 hours/week x 42 weeks. This position is available immediately through the end of the school year and will resume following summer break.

The selected candidate provides physical examinations, health screenings, treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, immunizations, reproductive health, and health education to adolescent students and works closely with the school nurse to treat students and keep them in school.  The APC works with a multidisciplinary staff at the center to address critical issues that teens face guiding them towards productive and healthy lives and in doing so improving the health of our communities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Provides preventive and acute health care to the adolescent population.

Maintains a collaborative agreement with the Medical Director and consults and refers as necessary.

Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assess, diagnose and treat an adolescent patient.

Prescribes medications and treatments independently as credentialed by the Joint Practice Committee of Delaware Board of Medicine.

Provides clinical screening for risk taking behavior and mental health issues and directs services as appropriate.

Collaborates plan of care with the primary care provider as necessary.

Provides care management for individual student as necessary.

Sees 10 - 12 students per day when school is in session.

Maintains medical records according to HIPPA guidelines and third-party billing guidelines.

Maintains medical equipment and supplies including ordering supplies, monitoring refrigerator temperature, performing equipment checks, monitoring medication expiration dates, maintaining logs.

Responsible for transport of lab specimens to State Lab, track labs and treat and manage patients accordingly.

Follows CCHS Chaperone Policy- Outpatient.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Master's degree in Nursing with Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner or Master's degree in PA studies.

Experience with adolescents and reproductive health preferred

Licensed or eligible for license in the state of Delaware

Prescriptive authority

Valid driver's license 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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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.

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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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