Christiana Care Health System is looking for a BC/BE Pediatric Hospitalist to join our large, well established pediatric hospitalist program. As a member of Christiana Pediatric Hospitalist, you will provide family-centered care to pediatric patients in the Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Mother-Baby Unit, Emergency Department and Delivery Room. We provide care for hospitalized children at Christiana Care’s Newark, Delaware hospital, Christiana Hospital, as well as part of the Bayhealth system of hospitals in Southern Delaware. Pediatric Hospitalists are in-house 24 / 7 at our two main locations, serving our patients and families around the clock. Hospitalists spend time rotating at both sites, offering a broader scope of practice.
In addition to patient care, Pediatric Hospitalists are leaders in the department and organization, chairing committees, leading PI work, and offering pediatric insight to multi-disciplinary teams. Both sites offer our Pediatric Hospitalists teaching opportunity as well. As the largest academic institution in the state, Pediatric faculty at Christiana Hospital will have the opportunity to teach Med-Peds residents, Pediatric residents, Family Medicine Residents and medical students (Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University), in addition to physician assistant and nurse practitioner students. Christiana Care 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).
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
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.
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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.