Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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ChristianaCare is hiring for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work part-time in our Ferris School/New Castle County Detention Center in Wilmington, DE. The selected candidate will provide medical management to the adolescent youth at the Ferris School/New Castle County Detention Center.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides preventive, acute and chronic disease care to the adolescent population.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assess, diagnose and treat an adolescent patient.
Prescribes medications and treatments independently as credentialed by the Joint Practice Committee of Delaware Board of Medicine.
Provides clinical screening for risk taking behavior and mental health issues and directs services as appropriate.
Provides care management for individual student as necessary.
Follows CCHS Chaperone Policy- Outpatient.
Maintains medical equipment and supplies including ordering supplies, monitoring refrigerator temperature, performing equipment checks, monitoring medication expiration dates, maintaining logs.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices, reports to supervisor and/or school administrator, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Master's degree in Nursing with Family/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Master's degree in an accredited Physician Assistant program
Experience with adolescents health preferred
NP/PA experience preferred
Licensed or eligible for license in the state of Delaware
Internal Number: JR54189
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.