Christiana Care Health System is searching for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Medical Aid Unit Team. You will be rotating between all of our 5 locations. The Medical Aid Units are open 8am-8pm every day and 9am-5pm on holidays. The office is supported by a staff of Nurses, Medical Assistants and front office staff. Providers are scheduled for 3-12 hour shifts with an 8 hour shift every other week. The weekend requirement is every third weekend and a holiday requirement as needed.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Examines and treats walk in patients as well as employees who are injured on the job. Orders routine laboratory tests, x-ray studies and other diagnostic services as part of physicals and injury care and interprets the results of these studies. Examines and treats all patients within established guidelines and scope of practice. For the Medical Aid Unit in particular, this includes seeing pediatric patients as well as adults. Provides initial wound care including suturing of uncomplicated wounds, and application of splinting materials for sprains and fractures as indicated. Maintains appropriate records on all patients and employees seen at this location. Refers employees requiring assistance with drug, alcohol, or personal problems to appropriate resources for follow up. Conducts training/educational programs regarding health related issues. Provides emergency response to patients in distress in diagnostic imaging and cardiac rehabilitation offices in this facility. Performs other duties assigned by the MAU Physician Lead or Associate Medical Director as appropriate.
Experience and Requirements Licensure or license eligible for Delaware Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing Certified in BCLS, ACLS & PALS are required upon start date Experience in an MAU, Urgent Care or Emergency Room setting as APRN is preferred
Christiana Care Health System is one of the nation's largest healthcare providers, and is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer, emergency services, orthopaedics, trauma and women's health services. Christiana Care oversees 50 clinical locations and 118 provider offices, and primarily serves residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Christiana Care includes two hospital campuses - Wilmington Hospital in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, and Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. Christiana Care also is a major teaching hospital that supports 27 residency programs, including residencies in diagnostic radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, general practice dentistry, general surgery, internal medicine, OB-GYN, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacy and pastoral care.
Internal Number: 45774BR
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.