Christiana Care Health System has an excellent full-time career opportunity for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our established primary care practice located in Carney's Point, NJ located 4 miles from Wilmington, DE and 32 miles from Philadelphia, PA. Carney's Point is a Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Track 2 practice, which includes 1 physician, 1 Nurse Practitioner, RNs, Medical Assistants and Office staff as well as a Care Manager and a Behavioral Health counselor.
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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certification.
Minimum three years' experience as Nurse Practitioner.
Licensed or eligible for license in the State of Delaware
Why Christiana Care? ‘At Christiana Care, our mission is simple and profound- we take care of people’- Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH- President and CEO
Christiana Care Health System is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 11th among hospitals on the East Coast. Christiana Care is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is a major academic health system with two hospital campuses (1,100 beds) and more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana is home to Delaware's only Level 1 trauma center and is recognized as a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services.
Due to its location working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Maryland. Philadelphia International Airport and Amtrak's main East Coast line provide national and international accessibility. Delaware and surrounding areas offer wonderful restaurants and regional cultural activities; close proximity to major sporting events; excellent schools and urban and suburban housing options. Within a two hour drive or train ride you can be in a popular beach resort in Delaware, New Jersey or Maryland, on the slopes in the Pocono mountains or spending a day or weekend in New York City or Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 46009BR
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.