Christiana Care Health System is searching for a Nurse Practitioner to join our Pulmonary Specialists Practice located in the Medical Arts Pavilion I, Middletown & Wilmington Hospital. This Nurse Practitioner will be providing care to our outpatient population. This is a full-time position with working hours from 8am – 4:30pm.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Provides direct patient care to pulmonary patients, demonstrating knowledge of epilepsy as well as other pulmonary diseases and displays the ability to interpret information that identifies the patient's needs.
Provides appropriate intervention and helps finds solutions to problematic patient issues.
Assesses health status of patients in ambulatory and acute care settings, through physical examinations and review of medical history.
Participates in the design and implementation of individualized pulmonary management plans in collaboration with staff physicians
Provides supervision of patients' health status; management of patient medical treatment and medication in collaboration with the physicians.
Imitates and interpretation of laboratory x-rays and other diagnostic test and results as necessary and appropriate.
Evaluates medical information obtained from performing physical examinations and testing. Prescribes medication and independently initiates treatment.
Coordinates initial and follow-up health education through teaching and counseling by utilizing teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge base to promote and provide education to the patient and their family.
Education and Experience Requirements
Graduate from an accredited APRN program
Licensed or license eligible in the state of Delaware
Experience working as an APRN in a Family Medicine Practice
Pulmonary experience preferred
The Christiana Care Way is the organization's promise to their patients & community: ‘We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.’
As a not-for-profit health system, Christiana Care's mission is one of service. Our belief is that the key to providing truly great healthcare is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it. In addition, Christiana Care truly values the relationship between physicians, staff and the community, and relies on strong physician engagement at every level.
Christiana Care Health System is one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, and is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer, emergency services, orthopaedics, trauma and women's health services. Christiana Care also is a major teaching hospital that supports 27 residency programs, including residencies in diagnostic radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, general practice dentistry, general surgery, internal medicine, OB-GYN, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacy and pastoral care.
Internal Number: 45628BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.