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NP/PA, Kirkwood Primary Care Team

at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Are you a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant that is looking to serve our community? ChristianaCare is looking for a NP/PA for our Primary Care Kirkwood Office. Primary Care Kirkwood is located off of Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington, DE and is serving our Latino and Hispanic communities. This position will require working patient friendly hours rotating Saturday hours and also be on a rotating on call schedule. Don't miss this great opportunity!

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:
Fluent in Spanish preferred
Master's degree in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Board Certification or graduate from an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA certification
Licensed or eligible as a Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
BLS Certification


EEO Statement:
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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.

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Job Posting: 1078664

Posted On: Nov 26, 2022

Updated On: Dec 26, 2022

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