Experienced NP l PA, Limestone Medicine/Pediatrics Practice
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: October 10, 2018
Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for an experienced Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant to join our Christiana Care Limestone Medicine and Pediatrics Practice. This is a full-time position with the office having evening appointments available. Candidate must be able to provide evening (once a week) and will participate at a regional site to provide Saturday morning appointments (5 - 6 times a year) availability in rotation with other staff. Christiana Care Limestone Medicine and Pediatrics Practice has 6 physicians and 1 advanced practice clinicians. 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 Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to the appropriate personnel, in a timely fashion, any unsafe activities, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients, and visitors. Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to (neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients), including knowledge of growth and development, that ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed. Perform other responsibilities as assigned. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Master's degree as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse -NP Licensure or license eligible as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - FNP as set forth by the state of Delaware Prescriptive authority required in Delaware Certification in BLS Experience in Family Medicine as APRN-FNP Wilmington Hospital, Wilmington, Delaware. This 241-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility includes an emergency department and helipad, and is supported by specialized centers for rehabilitation, advanced joint replacement, women's health, pediatrics, behavioral health and memory disorders. This location also offers diagnostic imaging, lab services and an on-site surgicenter. The Wilmington Hospital campus serves as Christiana Care's corporate headquarters and includes the Wilmington Annex, which hosts adolescent health services, an HIV program, a Community Health Access Program and the Wilmington Family Medical Center. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet -- designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin
Keywords: Christiana Care, Wilmington , Experienced NP l PA, Limestone Medicine/Pediatrics Practice, Healthcare , Wilmington, Delaware
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