Christiana Care Health System (CCHS), a large academic healthcare system based in Wilmington, Delaware is searching for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join its talented Supportive and Palliative Care team working in the Christiana and Wilmington hospitals located in Newark and Wilmington, Delaware respectively (30 – 45 minutes south of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Our interdisciplinary team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse navigators, chaplains, and dedicated social workers. Ideal candidates will have a primary interest in doing inpatient consults and teaching and be open to the option of doing some outpatient palliative medicine clinical work.
Interested candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be an excellent team player and educator, and committed to continuous learning and personal growth. You will help provide clinical leadership and expertise within the palliative care clinical team and identify opportunities to improve the patient and family experience of care and to improve the effectiveness of resource use.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Masters' degree from an accredited program for graduate level nursing or Physician Assistant Studies with appropriate specialty certification
Licensed or eligible for licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant in the state of Delaware
Advanced Palliative Medicine Certification preferred; or attained within 2 years.
Prescription Authority required; DEA Registration required
Experience in an credentialed provider role preferred
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 oversees 50 clinical locations and 118 provider offices, and primarily serves residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Christiana Care includes two hospital campuses - Wilmington Hospital in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, and Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. 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: 45381BR
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.