Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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ChristianaCare is hiring for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work part-time in our Ferris School/New Castle County Detention Center in Wilmington, DE. The selected candidate will provide medical management to the adolescent youth at the Ferris School/New Castle County Detention Center.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides preventive, acute and chronic disease care to the adolescent population.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assess, diagnose and treat an adolescent patient.
Prescribes medications and treatments independently as credentialed by the Joint Practice Committee of Delaware Board of Medicine.
Provides clinical screening for risk taking behavior and mental health issues and directs services as appropriate.
Provides care management for individual student as necessary.
Follows CCHS Chaperone Policy- Outpatient.
Maintains medical equipment and supplies including ordering supplies, monitoring refrigerator temperature, performing equipment checks, monitoring medication expiration dates, maintaining logs.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices, reports to supervisor and/or school administrator, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Master's degree in Nursing with Family/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Master's degree in an accredited Physician Assistant program
Experience with adolescents health preferred
NP/PA experience preferred
Licensed or eligible for license in the state of Delaware
Internal Number: JR54189
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.