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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 1/12/2017

Christiana Care Health System Newark, DE

Newark, DE
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree



The Christiana Hospital Trauma Program is recruiting for a full time (40 hours/week) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. The selected candidate will perform advanced nursing practice in the care of trauma and surgical patients. The selected candidate will collaborate with trauma attending s 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 preparing for a Level III Trauma Center which includes performance improvement initiatives, injury prevention efforts and teaching opportunities. In addition to day and evening shift hours, the candidate is required to assume on-call hours if needed, along with one winter and one summer holiday obligation.

As a not-for-profit health system, Christiana Care s mission is one of service. Our belief is that the key to providing truly great healthcare is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it. In addition, Christiana Care truly values the relationship between physicians, staff and the community, and relies on strong physician engagement at every level.

The Christiana Care Way is the organization s promise to their patients & community: We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.

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.



Master s Degree in Advance Practice Nursing


At minimum 3 years of experience in adult critical care preferred


Experience as APRN in trauma preferred


Licensure or license eligible for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist
Prescriptive authority required in Delaware


Certification in BCLS, ACLS


TNCC preferred

In addition to the above requirements the selected candidate must be self-motivated and energetic to work in a fast-past and growing population. Christiana Hospital offers free parking, on-site fitness center, tuition reimbursement for school, certification reimbursement per protocol and much more. The trauma program will also assist in reimbursing for continuing education hours and DEA licensing.

WORK SHIFT: Day Shf, Rotat All M/D/E
POSITION TYPE: Advanced Nurse Practitioner
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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.

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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.