NP/PA, Wilmington Adult Medicine Practice

Job Requisition #: JR64053

End Date: 7/27/2023

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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 ChristianaCare is recruiting for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Wilmington Adult Medicine Practice located in the newly redesigned and renovated The Rocco A. Abessinio Family Wilmington Health Center in Wilmington Hospital. The center provides primary and specialty care to all ages.  One of the larger practices within the medical group, Wilmington Adult Medicine has 10 physicians, 3 nurse practitioners, behavioral health consultants and care managers working in collaboration as well as medical assistants and front office staff. This is a full-time position with the office having evening and Saturday appointments available.  Candidate must be able to provide evening and Saturday availability in rotation with other staff.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Assesses and documents patient and family response to intervention

Demonstrates ability to carry out critical skill as outlined in procedures and specific standards

Provides supervision and direction to other team members. Delegates task according to capabilities and scope of responsibilities.

Ability to independently review patient problems including, but not limited to medication refills, determining the need of follow up care and referring appropriately to the physician according to policy.

Performs all prescribed laboratory test, sends to appropriate laboratory, receives and interprets laboratory values, and notifies physician of results

Providing patient education and counseling to patients and their families

Participate in chronic disease management of patients

Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients), including knowledge of growth and development, that ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.

Provide continuity and comprehensive primary care to a large population of patients across the lifespan in a resident physician family practice

Collaborate with resident physicians and co-manage patient care within the teamlet model

Mentor and precept medical, physician assistant, and advanced practice registered nursing students

Participate in evaluation and development of resident physicians as a member of clinical faculty

Participate in practice wide and team based performance improvement projects

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Master's degree as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse -NP or graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA certification

Licensure or license eligible as a physician assistant or Advanced Practice  Registered Nurse - FNP or AGNP as set forth by the  state of Delaware

Prescriptive authority required in Delaware

Certification in BLS

Experience in Family or Internal Medicine  as APRN-FNP, APRN-AGNP, or PA

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.

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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