Physician Assistant, Urogynecology Surgical Team

Job Requisition #: JR64435

End Date: 11/11/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Morning

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The Center for Urogynecology and Pelvic Surgery of ChristianaCare is looking to recruit a skilled Physician Assistant to join our practice to both see patients in our office and assist in surgery, functioning as a licensed, independent provider. The candidate will spend 50% of the time in the office and 50% in the OR. This will provide a great opportunity for the candidate to master highly specialized skills in evaluating, diagnosing, and managing a variety of conditions in both Gynecology and Urology. Conditions we treat include urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, overactive bladder, fecal incontinence, and disorders involving the pelvic floor for women.

About our Team:

The candidate will work with a large team of experienced clinicians within the practice, which includes 4 physicians, all with over 12 years of experience, and 3 nurse practitioners with many years of experience. Our team is highly supportive and collegial. Our environment is inclusive and caring. Our aims are to provide high-quality patient care, using best practices and patient satisfaction as driving factors; all the while providing good work-life balance. Candidate must be willing to travel to satellite offices, currently not exceeding 35 minutes travel from main office. Specialty and surgery specific training will be provided by an experienced group of teachers within the practice and within the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform histories, physicals (including pelvic exams), bladder catheterization and benign GYN procedures.
  • Case management and coordination of care.
  • Provide education and counseling to patients and families about genito-urinary conditions.
  • Order and execute treatment plans; and perform office-based procedures, such as urodynamics, tibial nerve stimulation, anal manometry, and trigger point injections.
  • Participate in the interdisciplinary health care team as a resource and consultant.
  • Surgically will assist in the operating room primarily with robotic surgery as a first assistant.

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Licensed or eligible for PA license in the state of Delaware
  • Experienca as a PA in Urogynecology, Women's Health, or Urology preferred
  • Certification in specialty area
  • Prescriptive Authority or eligibility for the state of Delaware
  • DEA registration required
  • BLS required

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.


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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