Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
ChristianaCare is currently recruiting for a highly motivated Advanced Practice Clinician to work in Medical Critical Care. This is a full-time position rotating through weekday and weekend day, evening, and night shifts. Responsibilities include admitting and managing multiple critically ill patients in the Medical ICU at the Newark campus, Wilmington ICU at Wilmington campus, and the ICU at the Cecil campus as well as performing various ICU procedures in collaboration with medical critical care intensivists.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - Take and perform history and physical examinations - Record and interpret pertinent data (i.e., labs, diagnostic studies, discharge summaries, progress notes, etc.) - Evaluate, diagnose and treat patients under the supervision of a licensed physician - Write orders under supervision of a licensed physician - Participate in daily interdisciplinary rounds - Maintain communication with patients and families regarding care - Perform technical skills (i.e., arterial catheters, central venous catheters) - Perform other medical acts as delegated by the supervising physician - Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed - Perform assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices - Report any unsafe activities to supervisor in a timely manner, including conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors - Perform other related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS - Physician Assistant must be a graduate of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA Certification - Nurse Practitioner requires a Masters' degree, with degree specialization as Adult Acute Care NP - License or license eligible for the State of Delaware and Maryland
Internal Number: JR56812
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.