Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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ChristianaCare is recruiting for an Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work full-time at both our Christiana and Wilmington Hospital. This is a Monday- Friday position with no weekend or holiday commitment working 8 hour shifts. On call requirement 7 days per month (on call is overnight taken from home). This is an excellent opportunity to be in an innovative role and joining a great team!
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Participates with a health service function that appropriately pre-screens applicants for suitability and provides a comprehensive program of health service for employees, including counseling, education, and health care.
Performs pre-employment physical examinations to determine applicant's suitability for employment.
Performs annual physicals and physicals for employees returning to work after an extended illness.
Orders routine laboratory tests, x-ray studies and other diagnostic services for employees returning to work after an extended illness.
Examines employees who sustain non-emergency injuries while working and refers them for follow-up treatment.
Assists with monitoring of workers' compensation cases to ensure that employees are promptly treated and returned to work at the earliest possible time.
Examines and treats all employees within established guidelines and scope of practice.
Maintains health service policies to address services provided in health service, worker's compensation and employee counseling.
Maintains health service records relating to number of employees seen, types of visits, drugs dispensed and treatment of infectious diseases.
Works closely with Infectious and Safety Committee to ensure programs are in place to minimize the spread of infectious diseases and the existence of unsafe working conditions.
Assists with development of a wellness component of Employee Health including an employee education program.
Refers employees requiring assistance with drug, alcohol or personal problems to MCD's Employee Assistance Program.
Assists department heads and supervisors in the development of attendance control, safety programs and other educational programs.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adult patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs and provide the care needed.
Education and Experience Requirements
Master's Degree in Nursing or a Master's in a Physician Assistant program
License or eligible for license in the state of DE.(MD, PA or NJ licenses a plus)
At least 2 years of APC experience preferred
Internal Number: JR54912
About Christiana Care
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.