Nurse Practitioner II

Job Requisition #: JR68009

End Date: 12/31/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Nursing, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening

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Nurse Practitioner II - Cardiology Short Stay Unit

10-hour Day/Evening Shift (Work Hours: 6a - 4p or 1p - 11p) Weekend & Holiday Required

Newark, DE / Wilmington, DE

Christiana Care Cardiology is looking for experienced candidates with Cardiology experience to join our care team at Christiana & Wilmington Cardiac Care units! You will collaborate with attending cardiologists to provide acute care services, including initial hospital admissions and follow-up care of cardiac patients.

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic healthcare organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible, and lowering healthcare costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care, and women's health. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs cardiology admissions and provides inpatient follow-up care.
  • Appropriate and timely documentation in electronic medical records including orders.
  • Able to work in a dynamic and challenging environment as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. Demonstrates decisive judgment. The ability to also work independently is encouraged.
  • Contributes to the achievement of established practice goals and objectives and adheres to hospital policies, procedures, and quality and safety standards.


  • Completion of a master's degree program in nursing or as a physician assistant.  Board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant.
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing OR Licensure as a Physician's Assistant by the Delaware Medical Board.
  • 2-3 years of experience in Cardiology is preferred, OR
  • 2-3 years of experience working in an acute care, ICU, or Critical Care setting is preferred.
  • New NP or PA with 4-5 years of experience in Cardiology is encouraged to apply.
  • BLS/ACLS Certified
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.

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.


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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