The Medical Group of Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Springside Family Medicine Practice located in Newark, DE. The practice consists of 4 physicians, a nurse practitioner, a behavioral health consultant, care manager and support staff. Services provided include GYN and women's health, immunizations, physical examinations, preventative medicine, treatment of acute and chronic conditions as well as an on-site lab. This is a full-time position with traditional office hours from 8am- 5pm. The selected candidate must be willing to work from 10am - 7pm once a week as well as availability to provide Saturday morning coverage 4 - 5 times a year.
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 or graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA certification
Licensure or license eligible as a physician assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - FNP as set forth by the state of Delaware
Prescriptive authority required in Delaware
Certification in BCLS
Experience in Family Medicine as APRN-FNP or PA preferred
Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed, 1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet® designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin