BC/BE Critical Care Intensivist

Employer
Christiana Care
Location
Newark, Delaware
Posted
Nov 21, 2018
Closes
Dec 21, 2018
Ref
1963570
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Christiana Care Health System is looking to hire a full time BC/BE Critical Care Intensivist. The successful candidate will join a team of 9 other Critical Care Intensivists within the CCHS Medical Critical Care Division. This full service, employed practice provides clinical patient care and administrative oversight in the intensive care units and respiratory care department, in addition to leadership of systemwide rescue operations. The intensivists provide direct patient care oversight in two ICU’s in a closed model of care, as well as consultative support in the Cardiac ICU. Dedicated ICU mid-level providers in addition to medical house-staff support the intensivists. Overnight coverage, which the intensivists partially participate in, is provided by a virtual intensive care unit (telemedicine) at CCHS that oversees 75+ critically ill patients across the system.

The Medical Critical Care Division is dedicated towards best practice and high reliability with consistent demonstration of clinical excellence. This is an opportunity to perform comprehensive inpatient critical care and the role offers the provision for tele –ICU work as well. The team works in a community tertiary care center that balances high acuity and patient complexity, educational involvement, and opportunities to engage in clinical research and extensive performance improvement initiatives.

Job Requirements:

  • BC/BE in Critical Care
    Interested in clinical critical care medicine as well as teaching opportunities with medical students and residents
    Additional interest/experience in performance and quality improvement work is beneficial

    Benefits of working at Christiana Care Health System:
    The Medical Critical Care Department is a collegial group of over 10 intensivists, 50 residents and 30 medical students.
    Lucrative salary offered with aggressive bonuses and comprehensive benefits package.
    Work out of a 1,100 bed health system with an established referral base that is experiencing immense growth.
    Exciting growth opportunity with upward advancement.
    Opportunity to teach and mentor students and residents.
    Participate in scholarly activities and collaborate on clinical projects with other departments.

Christiana Care Health System, located only thirty miles south of Philadelphia is comprised of two hospitals on two campuses totaling more than 1,100 beds and 12,000 employees. This position resides on our Newark, DE campus at Christiana Hospital; 913 beds with some rotations at our Wilmington Hospital; 241 beds, 9 miles away. Christiana Care is one of the country's largest health care providers with over 1.3-million-square-feet of modern facility space; it is a major teaching hospital with more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Hospital has also been nationally recognized in U.S. News & World Report's Best Regional Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care is the only Level 1 trauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore and is a regional center of excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. We rank 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients.

Working for Christiana Care 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.

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