Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Job Requisition #: JR54554

End Date: 6/30/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Physician

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is one of the nation's largest teaching institutions and a major tertiary-care health system.  ChristianaCare is a regional referral center for Delaware and surrounding states, as well as a major provider of primary medical and dental care for the community. Offering a fully accredited Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program, our program is at the forefront of the specialty in education, scholarly activity and surgical technique.

ChristianaCare is also Delaware's only Level I adult and pediatric trauma center and is approximately the 15th busiest health system on the East Coast, in-terms of admissions and emergency room visits. Our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) program and the residents, benefit in that ChristianaCare Residency Programs are not offered in otorhinolaryngology or plastic surgery, affording them the unique opportunity to gain experience in all areas of head and neck surgery without jurisdictional issues.

We presently seek a full-time experienced  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon looking to devote the majority of their time teaching and supervising residents in our resident clinic. You'll have at least one day split between OR time and seeing patients in the faculty practice. Scholarly activity and committee work will be encouraged but not required.   

Why ChristianaCare:

  • Our high caliber program is competitive and nationally known.  
  • You'll join a team of three full-time and multiple part-time highly skilled oral and maxillofacial surgeons dedicated to exceptional patient care and superior resident education.
  • You'll work in a state-of-the-art clinical facility located at the Wilmington Hospital, 45 minutes south of Philadelphia, PA within minutes of I 95.

To be considered, our qualifications include:

  • Successful graduation from a fully accredited Dental School with a DMD or DDS degree.
  • Successful completion of a fully accredited Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program.
  • Board Certification  by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Due to our location, you can live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Maryland and still enjoy reasonable commutes. The region offers multiple housing options including urban townhouses, suburban communities and beautiful rural settings. Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities. Our location puts you within 1-3 hours from four international airports, major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, DC, beautiful beaches in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland and popular skiing resorts in the Pocono Mountains.

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.

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Join Delaware’s largest health system and a premier leader in the Mid-Atlantic region—a not-for-profit, physician-led, financially sound entity that is driven by its core values of Love and Excellence. Join ChristianaCare and discover a diverse patient base, challenging and complex cases and cutting-edge technologies, as well as opportunities for resident and medical student teaching and clinical research—all in a desirable location close to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. that offers a lower cost of living, including low property taxes and no state sales tax.


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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