Hospitalist APC- Observation Care Team

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ChristianaCare Hospitalist APC, Observation Care Team ChristianaCare is currently looking for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our expanding Observation Care Team! The selected candidate will be a part of the hospitalist group, CCHP, with a focus on observation care. He/she will provide clinical management to patients admitted under observation care with the support and collaboration by a hospitalist physician. Full-time positions consist of 16 shifts per 4-week block rotating between 10-hour day and evening shifts and weekend coverage. Available positions include: – Standard position rotating between day (6:00 AM -3:00 PM, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM) and evening shifts (Noon -10:00 PM) – All evenings (swingternist) (Noon – 10:00 PM) All swingternists receive a shift reduction of 2 in a 4-week block Don’t miss this opportunity to join a great team! CLINICAL DUTIES: Perform daily rounds and assesses health status of assigned patients through complete physical examination and medical history. Analyze patient data and formulate an individualize plan of care based on patient assessment and needs in collaboration with the physician, nursing, and other members of the multidisciplinary team. Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of prescribed management plan. Establish priorities based on patient needs and act on these accordingly. Order, interpret, and/or perform necessary diagnostic testing or labs. Initiate referral to appropriate resources and services. Foster efficient patient flow through system or discharge. Complete appropriate and timely documentation in the electronic health record (EHR), which includes history and physical (H&P), consults, progress notes, orders, and discharge summaries. Submit billing in a timely fashion according to policy. Utilize teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge to promote and provide education and counseling to the patient and/or family including teach back. Act as a liaison for patients, families, and other health professionals. Participate in discharge planning, resource allocation, and/or family meetings. Contribute to the development and maintenance of best practice guidelines/protocols, quality and performance improvement projects, algorithms, and research. Provide excellent customer service and assist in efforts to improve patient satisfaction scores. Strive for the highest quality in all aspects of work performance and assume responsibility for improving care/services including onboarding of new team members. Learns and uses new information, skills and knowledge. Maintains privileges, mandatory education, and regulatory requirements as needed for area of specialization. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Licensed or eligible for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant license in the state of Delaware Prescriptive Authority or eligibility for the state of Delaware DEA registration required BLS & ACLS required EEO Statement: ChristianaCare 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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