Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
ChristianaCare is looking for an energetic and flexible Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant that has a passion to help take care of behavioral health patients in the outpatient setting at our Wilmington campus. This individual will support the Outpatient Behavioral health team through the provision of psychotherapy, psychoeducation and medication management for adult patients.
Performs thorough psychiatric assessments and determines accurate diagnoses.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide patient care for adult individuals with complex behavioral health conditions, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify diagnoses and to provide appropriate treatment
Collaborates with outside patient care team members, such as inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs, specialists, medical providers
Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge base to provide education to patients and their families
Utilizes multiple modes of patient communication and visits such as office, phone, telehealth and in home visits
Timely documentation in an accurate and concise manner, using proper technology, as established in department and ChristianaCare guidelines
Works collaboratively with third party payors to insure that quality patient care is maintained and managed effectively and efficiently
Performs performance improvement activities for the practice and department, actively seeking to improve care delivery effectiveness and efficiency, outcome measures and patient satisfaction.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree in nursing or graduate from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program
Delaware license or license eligible as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) or Board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner preferred
Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with individuals with behavioral health conditions preferred
Prescriptive Authority, DEA registration, BLS Required
Internal Number: JR55947
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.