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NP/PA - Neuro Critical Care - 72 Hours Biweekly

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

Job Description

Job Details
Christiana Care is seeking a Physician Assistant or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to join our Neurocritical Care team! This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with previous critical care experience. The selected candidate will work 72 hours every 2 weeks, a combination of 12- hour shifts days and nights, to include weekends.

Our state of the art, eighteen bed Neurocritical Care Intensive Care unit and six bed stepdown unit including 2 rooms with epilepsy monitoring capability are located on our Newark campus. The ideal Advanced Practice Clinician candidate will be comfortable working independently in collaboration with the neurocritical intensivist performing direct medical management utilizing approved protocols, procedures and expert consultation for our adult neurocritical care patients. APCs on this team are involved in quality, safety and experience improvement initiatives.

Why Choose Neurocritical Care at ChristianaCare
Manage care of the critically ill patient collaboratively with other caregivers within established protocols, guidelines, and scope of practice
Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education to patients and their families
Act as liaison for patients, families, and health professionals
Perform procedures including lumbar puncture, arterial catheterization and central venous catheterization
Assess health status of the neurocritical care patient through complete physical examination and medical history
Design individualized management plans in collaboration with physicians, staff nurses, and other health care
Manage care plans and treat patients with acute ischemic stroke (s/p TPA, mechanical thrombectomy, malignant stroke), non-traumatic intracerebral hemorrhage, non-traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, Status epilepticus, Meningitis/encephalitis, post-surgical management of patients with CNS tumors and cerebrovascular interventions

Compensation and Benefits
Competitive Base Salary plus Annual Quality Incentive Bonus
Generous CME Paid Time and Allowance
Six weeks + of Paid Time Off
12 weeks paid protected parental leave
Opportunities for Career Growth
403(b) and Defined Contribution Plan Retirement Options with Employer Match

Position Qualifications
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner must be a graduate of an accredited program and be certified of eligible for certification.
Physician Assistant must be a graduate of ARC-PA accredited program and be certified or eligible for certification by the NCCPA
Licensed or license eligible for the state of DE
Must have or be eligible to obtain prescriptive authority
Previous critical care experience preferred
BLS and ACLS certifications required

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations! ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,336 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health.

ChristianaCare is rated by Forbes as the 2nd best health system for diversity and inclusion, and the 29th best health system to work for in the United States, and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by Healthgrades as one of America's 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national quality ratings.

Living in and around Delaware offers varied and affordable housing options in DE, PA, MD or NJ. Connected by Amtrak and I 95 this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues, cultural events and some of the nation's best colleges and universities. Our location puts you within 1-3 hours of four international airports, major cities including Philadelphia, New York City and Washington, D.C., popular beach towns in MD, DE and NJ and popular ski resorts in PA and NY.

Post End DateJun 30, 2025

EEO Posting Statement

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: 1278796

Posted On: Jun 15, 2024

Updated On: Jul 15, 2024

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