Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for a full time Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to work in our level III neonatal intensive care and affiliated hospital units within the state. Delivering over 6300 newborns, Christiana Hospital is also the only high risk delivering hospital in the state of Delaware. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is fully equipped to provide care up to 72 patients with the technology and personnel to provide the highest standards of acute care for the newest members of the families we serve. As an NNP, you will be a part of a medical team comprised of neonatologists, nurses and ancillary team members as well as actively engaged in providing education to residents and neonatal fellows.
The ideal candidate will function as an advanced practice nurse, directing medical management of infants in various settings including the delivery room, special care nurseries. The qualified candidate will also participate in our specially trained neonatal transport team to stabilize and transport neonates born throughout the state and surrounding tri-state area.
Master’s Degree in nursing with focus in maternal/newborn care
Neonatal nurse practitioner certificate or graduate level training as neonatal nurse practitioner
Licensure or license eligible for Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nursing as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing
NCC Certification as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Certified in neonatal resuscitation
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.
Christiana Care Health System (CCHS) is one of the largest, privately owned, not-for-profit academic affiliated health care systems in the United States. Based in Wilmington, Delaware, Christiana Care is the region’s premier healthcare provider, serving Delaware and neighboring areas of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. The system has in excess of 1,100 beds in its two hospitals (Christiana ...Hospital and Wilmington Hospital), is a major regional heart center and has the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Due to its central location working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland offering excellent private and public schools while still making for a reasonable commute. Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues with easy drives or train rides to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the beautiful beach resorts of Delaware and New Jersey. If you love the outdoors, you’ll find ample opportunities for water sports, hiking, biking and running and within two hours, skiing and winter sports in the beautiful Pocono Mountains.