Lead NP/PA, ChristianaCare/GoHealth Urgent Care

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare-GoHealth Urgent Care has recently opened a Lead Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (APP) role in DE/MD.

This is a fulltime Urgent Care Lead position that will be divided between (75%) Clinical Care and (25%) Administrative responsibilities:

Clinical: Provide a wide variety of clinical services including treatment of acute episodic conditions. Functioning in lieu of or alongside of a physician. It is essential for an urgent care Advanced Practitioner to have excellent assessment skills in order to recognize more serious conditions and direct the patient to the emergency room for advanced care when necessary.

Administrative: Perform a wide variety of administrative tasks including: APP leader on the clinical leadership team, EMR training and efficacy, procedure/skills training, customer experience training, daily clinic staffing/scheduling, and implementation of special projects and initiatives. In-clinic mentoring, real-time observation and direct feedback to APP's will be expected. Lead APP, along with clinical leadership team, will assist with schedule management, chart review, patient quality/satisfaction initiatives, cover assigned Medical Director and Associate Medical Director duties during sick-leave or PTO, and any other administrative duties at the discretion of the Medical Director. Lead APP will be active member of clinical leadership meetings and collaboratively disseminate best practices to all providers and staff. Qualified applicants should have the ability to listen, gather information, validate data, communicate effectively, and have strong customer satisfaction skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Administration preferred (e.g. MBA, MHA) or minimum of 7 years clinical experience

Eligible to be Licensed in the state(s) of Delaware/Maryland as a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (APRN) required

5 years of experience in an Emergency Department/urgent care setting required

Adult and pediatric practice experience required

Prior administrative or leadership responsibilities preferred

We are Committed to Quality Care
Our ChristianaCare-GoHealth Urgent Care locations have been accredited by the Urgent Care Association. The only program of its kind, this accreditation was awarded for GoHealth Urgent Care's excellence in both quality and safety standards. This accomplishment signifies our continued dedication to the patients we serve.

Go forward.
When you join our collaborative teams, you can rest assured that your career growth and satisfaction will be handled with the same care that we put into growing our organization. Our modern facilities and innovations will help elevate the way you practice. And, you'll have more opportunities to expand your professional experience and utilize your advanced clinical training.

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: 1082930

Posted On: Dec 06, 2022

Updated On: Jan 05, 2023

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