NP/PA, Virtual Hospitalist

Job Requisition #: JR58928

End Date: 10/11/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Are you a NP or PA that is ready to be a part of the future of healthcare?  ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a NP/PA to join our Hospital at Home Team.  The Virtual APC Hospitalist is responsible for providing high-quality patient care to various patient populations within the framework of hospital at home model.  The Hospital at Home team includes Physicians, Patient Digital Ambassadors, and Virtual Nurses. Our Command Center location is at Avenue North in Wilmington, DE.  The selected candidate will work primarily 8-5pm with weekend coverage and the potential of evening shift coverage.  They will be required to work from our Command center and home visits.

The selected candidate will serve as the point of contact representing the home hospital program to the patients and family in person, collaborating with the attending physician in the Mission Control and the patient's primary care physician (PCP). They will perform the initial face-to-face evaluation and assessment of potential patient admissions, and upon admission, the NP will collaborate with the attending physician and the PCP to develop and implement an acute plan of care in the home.

If you are a NP/PA that possesses expert, complex, clinical decision-making skills; triage and collaboration skill and will display a high-level of comfort with providing care in a non-traditional setting, this position is for you!

CLINICAL DUTIES:

  • Facilitates the triaging of eligible, appropriate patients referred for a potential admission facilitated by guidelines; obtaining additional diagnostic and specialty consultation when needed
  • Provides inpatient level acute care in the home setting in collaboration with the home hospital attending physician and Mission Control RN
  • Helps to support cross-coverage CCHP responsibilities, virtually.
  • Completes the patient referral and provides safe handoffs to the attending physician and Mission Control RN
  • Communicates with the patient and family concerning the home hospital model, incorporating patient and family values and goals in the plan of care 
  • Navigates patients and families across the continuum of the phases of acute care.
  • Navigates barriers for patients and those within the system to accomplish optimal patient experience and outcomes
  • Promotes a collaborative relationship and effort between the attending physicians, Mission Control RN, and supplier providers
  • Serves as a role model for professional nursing practice
  • Maintains and practices in accordance with nursing guidelines per state and hospital regulations
  • Utilizes advanced nursing knowledge to identify, prevent or solve complex and/or recurring patient care problems
  • Provides consultation to both nurses and physicians and serves as a resource to staff in area(s) of expertise
  • Promotes professional practice and a culture of safety; demonstrates willingness to engage in process improvement efforts

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree in Nursing or PA studies
  • Acute Care NP certification is required
  • License or license eligible in the state of Delaware
  • ACLS and BLS required
  • At least 2 years' experience as a provider in an acute care setting

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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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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