Christiana Care Health System is looking for a motivated full-time 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.
Principal 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.
Attends all scheduled meetings to include monthly hospital medicine meetings and performs all tasks as assigned.
Assists in orientation of new hospitalists and nurse practitioners
Actively participates in administrative/citizenship duties which may include but is not limited to: organizational and planning meetings, committee memberships and educational conferences.
Education and Experience Requirements
Licensed or eligible for Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in the state of Delaware
Certification in specialty area
Prescriptive Authority or eligibility for the state of Delaware
DEA registration required
BLS & ACLS are required
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.
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