Nurse Practitioner, Trauma Program (Part-time)

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Christiana Care Health System is recruiting for a part-time Nurse Practitioner to work in our Trauma Program. The selected candidate will perform advanced nursing practice in the care of trauma and surgical patients. The selected candidate will collaborate with trauma attendings and surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, trauma hospitalists and a variety of other subspecialists in the care of trauma patients. Both the surgical management and medical management can be accomplished through utilization of approved protocols and procedures. The candidate will also facilitate Trauma Program initiatives related to verification and designation as a Level 1 Trauma Center at Christiana Hospital and Level 3 at Wilmington Hospital, which includes performance improvement initiatives, injury prevention efforts and teaching opportunities. In addition to day shift hours, the candidate is required to assume evening, weekend and holiday obligations and rotate between both hospital campuses. This position requires a Masters degree in nursing with eligibility for APRN licensure in Delaware. Acute Care NP license preferred. The candidate must have or be eligible to obtain prescriptive authority. At least 2 years of Acute Care NP experience preferred. Benefits include evening/night/weekend and holiday differential, internal and external educational opportunities, teaching and mentoring opportunities, reimbursement for nursing certification and reimbursement for controlled substance licensure. Additionally, Christiana Hospital offers free parking, on-site fitness center, tuition reimbursement for school, certification reimbursement per protocol and much more. Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed, 1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as 1 in Delaware and 3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital, Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I Trauma Center, Magnet® designation, Nationally recognized, Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna, Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor, North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square, Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, FranklinPandoLogic. Keywords: Nurse Practitioner (NP), Location: Newark, DE - 19726

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