The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued an emergency advisory about an elevated threat of cybersecurity attacks targeting hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. These threats can come by phone calls, text messages or emails.
ChristianaCare advises that everyone be alert to potential phone, email and text-messaging scams. If you receive a suspicious phone call, text message or email from ChristianaCare that asks you to make a financial transaction or to provide personal information, please visit www.christianacare.org or call 302-327-5555 and ask to speak to someone from the department or service that contacted you.
ChristianaCare is looking for a motivated full-time Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in support and work in collaboration with our Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners (CCHP) on our Hematology/Oncology Unit. The chosen candidate will work closely with the attendings in the Hematology/Oncology group to provide direct patient care for all Hematology/Oncology patients on the 6E unit.
Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners is a forward thinking Hospitalist practice emphasizing continuity of care, patient satisfaction and quality. Our Hospitalists, in partnership with primary care physicians, provide the highest quality of patient care in directing, treating and coordinating all aspects of the patient's hospitalization.
Duties and Responsibilities Provides clinical support to Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners (CCHP) in inpatient and outpatient settings. Adheres to all regulatory and organizational nursing policies and procedures to deliver excellent patient care. Works collaboratively with the clinical team, social workers, pharmacists, family members and others to ensure safe and seamless transitions of care. Visits newly admitted patients in a timely fashion per department policy. Upon request of CCHP/Hematology/Oncology physician, performs consultations on inpatients. Upon request of CCHP/Oncology/Hematology/Oncology physician, collaborates with that physician, subspecialists, RNs and other members of the health care team to provide direct patient care. Establishes priorities based on patient needs and act on these accordingly. Individualizes medical care plan and transition of care to outpatient setting based on patient assessment. Provides appropriate patient education and counseling to patient and families in ways understandable to them. Provides excellent customer service and assists in efforts to improve Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners' patient satisfaction scores.
Education and Experience Requirements Master's degree in Nursing from an Acute Care NP program or Master's degree from an accredited PA program required License or license eligible in the state of Delaware BLS & ACLS are required
Internal Number: JR54245
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.