Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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Are you a Physician Assistant that is looking for a challenging role and to be part of an innovative team? ChristianaCare is hiring for an Physician Assistant to join the OBGYN Physician Assistants Group as part of OBGYN Services. This is a full time position working 10 hour days with some weekend and call requirements. The selected candidate will provide patient care in all areas the department of OBGYN requires within the scope of practice in order to provide prompt and quality care. The hired physician assistant will take call from home in rotation with other members of the group. The OBGYN Physician Assistants Group provides services at both the Wilmington and Newark Sites.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Admit patients on behalf of the supervising physician
Complete history and physicals
Developing treatment plans
Making rounds at the direction of the supervising physician
Recording of progress notes
Ordering, assessing and interpreting diagnostic tests, and therapeutic modalities, such as medications, treatments and examinations
Initiating referral to appropriate physician or other healthcare professional
Instructing, educating, and counseling patients and families concerning health status, test results, disease process, and discharge planning
Obtaining consents for procedures for which privileges are held
Core duties may include but are not limited to: IV placement, blood draws, injections, dressing changes, OB and GYN procedures, wound closures, removal of sutures, debridement of wound infections, removal of foreign bodies
Procedures may include but not limited to: Biopsy (cervical, endometrial, skin, vaginal, vulvar), cystoscopy, Pelvic floor training, pessary insertion and removal, Provider performed microscopy (urine, KOH, Wet Prep), AROM, BPP, Circumcision of Newborn, colposcopy, Fetal Scalp Electrode Placement, Hysterosalpingogram, Insertion of foley bulb for induction, insertion and removal of subdermal contraception, IUD placement, Intrauterine Pressure Catheter Placement, Ultrasound
Surgery first and second assist in the operating room including but not limited to Davinci robotics, laparoscopic, and open procedures as well as cesarean sections.
Licensure or license eligible for Delaware
Completion of a 2 year Masters level PA Program
BLS, ACLS, NRP, OBIS training for EFM, US in OB GYN. Training can be completed at time of onboarding.
Internal Number: JR54009
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.