NP/PA, Surgical Oncology Team

Job Requisition #: JR60524

End Date: 12/10/2022

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 NP/PA to join our team in the Surgical Oncology practice. This is a Monday-Friday position with inpatient/outpatient and weekend rotation coverage.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assess health status of the patients through complete physical examination and medical history
  • Evaluate, diagnose, manage and treat surgical patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings within the scope of their education, training and credentialing, and within established protocols, guidelines and procedures
  • Assist with preop and postop management of patients
  • Assist with the peer-to-peer reviews required by insurance companies for authorizations of procedures or tests
  • Utilize teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education to the staff, patient / family, and community
  • Participate in continuing education programs, in interdisciplinary conferences for the development of patient care
  • Act as liaison for patients, families, and health professionals
  • Collaborate with the Office Manager of the Practice regarding administrative issues that require intervention and/or resolution
  • Transcribe orders to be co-signed by the supervising physician in 24 hours
  • Demonstrate skills and knowledge necessary to provide care to patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information, to identify patient needs and to provide care needed
  • Perform assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; report 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
  • Perform other related duties as required

 REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program or Advanced Practice Nursing Master's program 

BCLS and ACLS certification required

License or license eligible in the state of Delaware

Experience as a provider preferred

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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