Physician, Center for Special Health Care Needs

Job Requisition #: JR53496

End Date: 6/30/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Physician

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is looking to add another outstanding physician to join its Center for Special Health Care Needs including its Transition Program in Wilmington, DE.  Internal Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds) and Family Medicine physicians are urged to apply. ChristianaCare is a twice-designated Magnet facility and a dominant leader in the Mid-Atlantic with 80% market share in Delaware.  Christiana Care's Center for Special Health Care Needs is poised to become a center of excellence for those patients with childhood onset medical and social complexities.  There are 1.7 million Americans with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and 107,102 individuals over the age of 18 years with one or more disabilities reside in in the State of Delaware. 

Why ChristianaCare? 
“At ChristianaCare, our mission is simple and profound- we take care of people”- Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH- President and CEO 

Highlights: 

  • Join the region's only established primary care program within ChristianaCare's Center for Special Healthcare Needs  

  • Enjoy the support of a multidisciplinary team including social work, care coordination, and advanced practice clinicians 

  • Focus on primary care of populations with special health care needs including those transitioning population from Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and other pediatric practices, and those adult populations with sickle cell, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, autism and others 

  • Opportunity for advancement as practice's Clinical Leader 

Responsibilities: 

  • Enjoy a full-time, Monday-Friday work schedule with light call 

  • Teach residents, participate in state-wide advocacy efforts, and conduct research in conjunction with ChristianaCare's Value Institute 

  • Potential opportunities for inpatient work as Med-Peds hospitalist at ChristianaCare during high flow seasons along with appointment and pre-transition time at Nemours 

ChristianaCare is one of the country's largest health systems, ranking as the 24th leading hospital in the nation and 15th on the East Coast in admissions.  Featuring two hospitals with 1,100 beds, ChristianaCare is home to Delaware's only adult Level I Trauma Center - the highest capability center and the only one of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore.  CCHS is a not for profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services.  

Living in the Delaware Valley offers a wealth of housing options in urban, suburban, and beautiful rural settings.  The region boasts excellent school districts, private schools and some of the nation's best colleges and universities.  Travel is easy with four international airports and Amtrak in the region. The area is rich in diversity and within 1-3 hours you can take advantage of the cultural, entertainment and recreational events in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, DC as well as the popular beach resorts in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland. 

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.

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