Christiana Care Health System (CCHS) is looking to add outstanding pediatricians to join its expanding urgent care practice in Newark, Delaware. General Pediatricians and Pediatric Emergency Medicine physicians are urged to apply. CCHS is a twice-designated Magnet facility and a dominant leader in the Mid-Atlantic with 80% market share in Delaware.
Why Christiana Care? “At Christiana Care, our mission is simple and profound- we take care of people”- Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH- President and CEO
Position Highlights: •State-of-the-art facility located on the University of Delaware STAR (Science, Technology, and Advanced Research) Campus •Trauma Room (with EKG, AED equipment) and imaging available on-site •Flexible weekday and weekend schedule available
Responsibilities: •Provide coverage to pediatric primary care and same day overflow patients •Serve as expert consultant to off-site providers via remote technology •Perform minor procedures including suturing and splintering
CCHS is one of the country’s largest health systems, ranking as the 22nd leading hospital in the nation and 12th on the East Coast in admissions. Featuring two hospitals with 1,100 beds, Christiana Care is home to Delaware’s only adult Level I Trauma Center – the highest capability center and the only one of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. CCHS is a not for profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services.
Christiana Care was recognized as one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades, selected as one of the Most Wired Hospitals in the US by the American Hospital Association, and ranked by US News & World Report as the #3 ‘Best Hospital’ in the Philadelphia region out of more than 90 hospitals.
Living in the Delaware Valley offers a wealth of housing options in urban, suburban, and beautiful rural settings. The region boasts excellent school districts, private schools and some of the nation’s best colleges and universities. Travel is easy with four international airports and Amtrak in the region. The area is rich in diversity and within 1-3 hours you can take advantage of all of the cultural, entertainment and recreational events in Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, DC as well as the popular beach resorts in Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.
Internal Number: 43102BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care has the prestigious Magnet designation with two acute care hospitals located in Wilmington and Newark, DE. It is one of the largest health care providers in the nation, ranking 21st for hospital admissions, and is one of only 15 major teaching hospitals to be rated in the 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters).
Working for Christiana Care offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. You’ll also enjoy the easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City – all within a short drive or train ride from Wilmington.