Job ID: 290108478  |  Last Updated: 5/30/2023

Pediatric Hospitalist

Newark, DE
Applicant Contact
Ja’Nikka Caraballo

Job Description

ChristianaCare is looking for a Pediatric Hospitalist to join our large, well established Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) program. As a member of Christiana Pediatric Hospitalists (CPH), you will provide family-centered and evidence-based care to ChristianaCare's pediatric patients, in the hospital setting at our Newark Campus. You will also serve our patients and families at our satellite practice at Bayhealth Kent Campus. Our hospitalists have opportunity to serve patients in multiple settings, including the inpatient pediatric unit, the newborn nursery, and the delivery room, as well as in the urgent/emergent setting. This is an exciting time of growth for our team, as we anticipate the completion of our new Pediatric Center. This new hybrid unit will combine Pediatric urgent/emergent, observation and inpatient care in one space, using an innovative care model focused on the needs of sick and injured children and their families. We have a large medicine-pediatrics hospitalist program, and will consider medicine-pediatrics applicants, as well as part time pediatric applicants. Candidates may be BC/BE in PHM and must be BC/BE in General Pediatrics.

As the largest academic institution in the state, ChristianaCare Pediatric faculty will have the opportunity to teach Pediatric residents (Nemours Children's Hospital Delaware), Med-Peds residents, Family Medicine Residents and medical students (Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University), in addition to physician assistant and nurse practitioner students. At our satellite practice, we lead inpatient pediatric and newborn teaching for the Bayhealth Family Medicine Residency program as well as rotating medical students. CPH physicians also contribute to collaborative efforts to improve quality and safety for pediatric and newborn patients and serve leadership roles at our main and satellite campuses. Our PHM physicians are also eligible for non-clinical time to lead and contribute to these important non-clinical projects.

About ChristianaCare:

ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:

Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.

When we lead with love, excellence is inevitable.

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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