Experienced NP l PA, Limestone Medicine/Pediatrics Practice
Christiana Care Health System
October 14, 2018
Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for an experienced Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to join our Christiana Care Limestone Medicine and Pediatrics Practice . This is a full-time position with the office having evening appointments available. Candidate must be able to provide evening (once a week) and will participate at a regional site to provide Saturday morning appointments (5 - 6 times a year) availability in rotation with other staff. Christiana Care Limestone Medicine and Pediatrics Practice has 6 physicians and 1 advanced practice clinicians.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assesses and documents patient and family response to intervention Demonstrates ability to carry out critical skill as outlined in procedures and specific standards Identifies each patient prior to administering medications and providing care and treatment. Performs technical skills and administers medications in a safe and efficient manner. Establishes priorities based on patient needs and emergent care Provides supervision and direction to other team members. Delegates task according to capabilities and scope of responsibilities. Ability to independently review patient problems including, but not limited to medication refills, determining the need of follow up care and referring appropriately to the physician according to policy. Performs all prescribed laboratory test, sends to appropriate laboratory, receives and interprets laboratory values, and notifies physician of results Providing patient education and counseling to patients and their families Participate in chronic disease management of patients Manage patients chronic disease Provide diabetic disease management to patients Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to the appropriate personnel, in a timely fashion, any unsafe activities, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients, and visitors. Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients), including knowledge of growth and development, that ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed. Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Master's degree as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse –NP Licensure or license eligible as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – FNP as set forth by the state of Delaware Prescriptive authority required in Delaware Certification in BLS Experience in Family Medicine as APRN-FNP
Internal Number: 44164BR
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.