Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Christiana Care is seeking an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Neurocritical Care team! This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with previous critical care experience. The selected candidate will work 72 hrs every 2 weeks, a combination of 12- hour shifts days and nights, to include weekends.
Our state of the art, eighteen bed Neurocritical Care Intensive Care unit and six bed stepdown unit including 2 rooms with epilepsy monitoring capability are located on our Newark campus. The ideal Advanced Practice Clinician candidate will be comfortable working independently in collaboration with the neurocritical intensivist performing direct medical management utilizing approved protocols, procedures and expert consultation for our adult neurocritical care patients. APCs on this team are involved in quality, safety and experience improvement initiatives.
Post-surgical management of patients with CNS tumors and cerebrovascular interventions
Duties and Responsibilities include :
Assess health status of the neurocritical care patient through complete physical examination and medical history
Design individualized management plans in collaboration with physicians, staff nurses, and other health care
Manage care of the critically ill patient collaboratively with other caregivers within established protocols, guidelines, and scope of practice
Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education to patients and their families
Act as liaison for patients, families, and health professionals
Perform procedures including lumbar puncture, arterial catheterization and central venous catheterization
Education and Experience requirements:
- Advance Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner with certification in Acute Care required - Physician Assistant must be a graduate of ARC-PA accredited program and be certified or eligible for certification by the NCCPA - Licensed or license eligible for the state of DE - Must have or be eligible to obtain prescriptive authority - Previous critical care experience preferred - BLS and ACLS certifications required
Internal Number: JR53859
About Christiana Care
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.