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Experiences NP l PA, Medical Aid Unit New

Middletown, DE

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Hiring Company

Christina Care


Position Description

Christiana Care Health System is searching for an experienced Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our Medical Aid Unit Team. You will be rotating between all of our 5 locations. 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 as needed.

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
  • Certified in BCLS, ACLS & PALS are required upon start date
  • Experience in an MAU, Urgent Care or Emergency Room setting as APRN is preferred

Christiana Care Health System is one of the nation’s largest healthcare providers, and is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer, emergency services, orthopaedics, trauma and women's health services. Christiana Care oversees 50 clinical locations and 118 provider offices, and primarily serves residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Christiana Care includes two hospital campuses - Wilmington Hospital in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, and Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. Christiana Care also is a major teaching hospital that supports 27 residency programs, including residencies in diagnostic radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, general practice dentistry, general surgery, internal medicine, OB-GYN, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacy and pastoral care.



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