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Trauma Nurse Practitioner New

Newark, DE


Hiring Company

Christiana Care Health System Website

Positions Available

Full Time, Part Time

No recruiters please

Position Description

Christiana Care is recruiting for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse to work as part of the Trauma Program at both Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals. 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 designation as a Level 1 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.

  • Master's Degree in Advance Practice Nursing
  • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Certification Preferred
  • At minimum 3 years of experience in adult and/or pediatric critical care or emergency medicine
  • Licensure or license eligible for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Nurse Practitioner as set forth by the State of Delaware
  • 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.

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, rating 22 in the nation in hospital admissions and is also 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.

Due to its location working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Maryland. Philadelphia International Airport and Amtrak's main East Coast line provide national and international accessibility. One third of the nation's population and income is within a 350-mile radius of Wilmington, Delaware and is home to approximately 72,000 residents of diverse backgrounds. Delaware and surrounding areas offer wonderful restaurants and regional cultural activities; close proximity to major sporting events; excellent schools and urban and suburban housing options. Within a two hour drive or train ride you can be in a popular beach resort in Delaware, New Jersey or Maryland, on the slopes in the Pocono mountains or spending a day or weekend in New York City or Washington, D.C.