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NP/PA, Elkton Primary Care Team

Company: Christiana Care Health Services
Location: Elkton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsChristianaCare is recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our primary care team in Elkton, MD. The selected candidate must be able to provide coverage 2 evenings/week and occasional on-call. Don't hesitate in joining our great team! PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssesses and documents patient and family response to interventionDemonstrates ability to carry out critical skill as outlined in procedures and specific standardsIdentifies 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 careProvides 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 resultsProviding patient education and counseling to patients and their familiesParticipate in chronic disease management of patientsManage patients chronic diseaseProvide diabetic disease management to patientsPerforms 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 Licensed or eligible for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in the state of MarylandPrescriptive Authority or eligibility for the state of MarylandDEA registration requiredBLS requiredPost End DateMar 1, 2023EEO Posting StatementChristiana 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.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.

Keywords: Christiana Care Health Services, Wilmington , NP/PA, Elkton Primary Care Team, Other , Elkton, Delaware

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