NP l PA Medical Aid Unit

Employer
Christiana Care
Location
Smyrna, DE
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Christiana Care Health System is searching for a full-time experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Medical Aid Unit located in Smyrna, Delaware. The Medical Aid Units are open 8am-8pm every day and 9am-5pm on holidays. The office is supported by a staff of Nurses, Medical Assistants and front office staff. Providers are scheduled for 3-12 hour shifts with an 8 hour shift every other week. The weekend requirement is every third weekend and a holiday requirement of every other holiday. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Examines and treats walk in patients as well as employees who are injured on the job. Orders routine laboratory tests, x-ray studies and other diagnostic services as part of physicals and injury care and interprets the results of these studies. Examines and treats all patients within established guidelines and scope of practice. For the Medical Aid Unit in particular, this includes seeing pediatric patients as well as adults. Provides initial wound care including suturing of uncomplicated wounds, and application of splinting materials for sprains and fractures as indicated. Maintains appropriate records on all patients and employees seen at this location. Refers employees requiring assistance with drug, alcohol, or personal problems to appropriate resources for follow up. Conducts training/educational programs regarding health related issues. Provides emergency response to patients in distress in diagnostic imaging and cardiac rehabilitation offices in this facility. Performs other duties assigned by the MAU Physician Lead or Associate Medical Director as appropriate. Experience and Requirements Licensure or license eligible for Delaware Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as set forth by the Delaware Board of Nursing License or license eligible as a Physician Assistant in the state of Delaware Graduate of an ARC-PA accredited physician assistant program and have NCCPA Certification Certified in BLS, ACLS & PALS are required upon start date Experience in an MAU, Urgent Care or Emergency Room setting as APRN/PA preferred Christiana Care Health System is one of the largest, privately owned, not-for-profit academic affiliated health care systems in the United States which combines the best of both community and academic hospital systems ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions. Based in Newark, Delaware, Christiana Care is the region's premier healthcare provider, serving Delaware and neighboring areas of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The system has in excess of 1,100 beds in its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital and Wilmington Hospital) with over 1.3-million-square-foot modern facilities and provides a level of care only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center, which is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in US News & World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. Due to its central location, working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in urban, suburban, or rural environments with numerous housing options in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland while still making for a reasonable commute. The region offers excellent private and public schools. The area features excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and is a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beach resorts, the Chesapeake Bay and Pocono mountains. With access to I-95 and Amtrak, you can also easily spend a day or weekend in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, or New York City. Delaware lifestyles. People who live in and around Wilmington and Newark will tell you what a great region this is. A rewarding career with Christiana Care is your connection to it all. Here, you'll enjoy: Lower living costs and no sales tax. Excellent shopping, entertainment and restaurants. High-quality public and private schools, universities and colleges. Reliable public transportation, air and rail services. Short driving distances to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC Beautiful homes in welcoming neighborhoods. A choice of urban, suburban and rural locations. Delaware's pristine beaches, waterways and parks. 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