at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States
ChristianaCare is currently hiring for an experienced Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join the surgical services team at our main campus in Newark, DE. The position involves four 10 hour day shifts depending on staffing needs of the department. Night and weekend coverage is required a few shifts per year.
The PA or NP will work closely with surgical residents and attending physicians. Care includes performing consultations in the Emergency Department as well as on the floors, hospital admissions and discharges, pre and post-operative care, obtaining pre-operative consents, first assistant duties in the operating room and bedside surgical procedures. The PA or NP will also attend Department of Surgery Educational lectures weekly.
Physician Assistant candidates must be a graduate of an ARC-PA accredited program and be certified or eligible for certification by the NCCPA. Nurse Practitioners must be a graduate from an accredited program and be certified or eligible for certification. Must be licensed or be licensing eligible in Delaware. Surgical management experience preferred. One year of operating room experience required.
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.