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Pediatric EM Director of Education

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

Job Description

ChristianaCare is looking for a BC Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician to serve as Director of Education in our new, 2022 Pediatric Center. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in the development and implementation of a pediatric acute care model with a focus on both care and caregiver excellence, and to work in an extraordinarily supportive environment. Interested physicians are encouraged to apply!

24/7, 14-bed pediatric acute care unit opening 2022 in new, 7-story Women's & Children's building

Combined Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Urgent Care and Pediatric/Medicine-Pediatrics Hospitalist physician staffing

Nursing staff with a combination of pediatrics and emergency medicine backgrounds

Resident teaching opportunities: EM, EM/IM, EM/FM, FM, Med-Peds

Academic affiliation with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

EMR (Cerner) and E/M coders

All imaging modalities, including POCUS

Both in-house and external consults readily available

Unbeatable culture: focus on DEI and work-life balance

Exceptional career development opportunities for faculty: leadership tracks, QI tracks, committee involvement.

Ample educational resources, including 9000 sq ft SIM center

Protected time provided to support this leadership role

Competitive total compensation package

Location: ~30 min to Philly, ~1hr to Baltimore, ~1.5h to popular DE beaches. No sales tax. Very reasonable COL.

The Director of Education will partner with the Chair of Pediatrics, the Director of the Pediatric Center, and the Pediatric Nurse Educator to design and implement a longitudinal SIM and didactic curriculum for the Pediatric Center faculty and staff. The position will also provide opportunities for involvement in clinical policy and procedure development, as well as trainee rotation oversight. Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are critical. Board certification required. Experience in PEM clinical education and curriculum development preferred.

About ChristianaCare:
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), 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. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:
Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.

When we lead with love, excellence is inevitable.


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: 964793

Posted On: May 04, 2022

Updated On: Jun 03, 2022