Emergency Medicine-Internal Medicine Hospitalist Physician Job
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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 2/22/2017
Christiana Care Health System
JOB DESCRIPTIONGENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Christiana Care Health System has excellent career opportunities for Board Certified/Board Eligible Emergency Medicine-Internal Medicine physicians to join our emergency services and hospitalist practice as an employee of Christiana Care. Sites include Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware; Wilmington Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware; and Middletown Freestanding Emergency Department in Middletown, Delaware.
Christiana Care Hospitalist Partners is a forward thinking Hospitalist practice emphasizing continuity of care, patient satisfaction, and quality. Our Hospitalists provide the highest quality of patient care in directing, treating, and coordinating all aspects of the patient s hospitalization. The Hospitalist also may follow the patient for their first appointment after being discharged to enhance continuity of care. To support the program s goals, the schedule is progressive with limited nights, and our hospitalists have a manageable patient load. Hospitalists are active within the health system participating in committees, research, teaching and leadership opportunities that support the improvement of patient care and Hospital Medicine.
Emergency Medicine services will be provided through Doctors for Emergency Services (DFES). DFES is a democratic, private practice group which has partnered with Christiana since 1969, and has a long tradition of providing the highest quality emergency care to the community.
With almost 200,000 annual ED visits spread across three facilities, Christiana Care is one of the busiest systems in the nation. As the dominant provider for a catchment of roughly 800,000 patients, EM physicians manage a breadth and depth of clinical material which is unparalleled, with a high severity of illness. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware s only Level 1 trauma center, which is also the only Level 1 trauma center between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Overall volumes for stroke, acute cardiac, and other vascular events are also quite high, and the nationally recognized Center for Heart and Vascular Health is located on this campus. Wilmington Hospital is a Level 3 trauma center.
As the largest academic institution in the state, EM/IM faculty will have the opportunity to teach 36 Emergency Medicine, 36 Internal Medicine, 15 combined EM/IM, 10 EM/FM, and 16 Med-Peds residents, as well as medical students (Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University), physician assistant, and nurse practitioner students. Both departments have a long and successful history of academic accomplishment, and attending physicians are welcome to join in research, lectures, and other related activities.
Christiana Care is one of the largest health care providers in the nation, ranking 21st for hospital admissions, and is one of only 15 major teaching hospitals to be rated in the 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters). Working for Christiana Care offers the unique opportunity to live in Delaware or have reasonable commutes from PA, MD and southern NJ.
WORK SHIFT: Day Shf, Rotat All M/D/E
POSITION TYPE: Physician
JOB REQUISITION #: 39186BR
ABOUT US: 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.
If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at (302)327-5555 or (866)849-8598.
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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
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Christiana Care Health System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.