Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
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ChristianaCare is seeking a full time BC/BE Cardiac Surgeon for our dynamic Cardiac Surgery practice located at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware just 40 miles south of center city Philadelphia. The successful candidate will join our employed team of 4 Cardiac Surgeons and have exposure to high volume and complex cases. Call is shared at 1:5. This position offers access to a wide range of cardiac surgery procedures and technologies with state of the art facilities and experienced support staff. Interest in Mitral Valve Surgery is a plus.
ChristianaCare's experienced Cardiac Surgery team performs close to 1,000 procedures annually. This position is newly created to meet the growing demand due to organizational, procedural and community growth. ChristianaCare is a regional referral center for patients throughout Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and southeastern Pennsylvania for cardiac surgery procedures including coronary artery bypass, aortic and mitral valve repair and replacement, TAVR, TEVAR, Lead Extraction, Mitraclip, ECMO, VAD, complex aortic procedures, and robotic coronary procedures. Our practice is located on our expansive Christiana Hospital campus, a level-1 trauma center with 913 beds.
ChristianaCare is equipped with a dedicated 18 bed combined cardiology/cardiac surgery ICU staffed with ICU nurses as well as a 10 bed cardiac step down unit all located on the same floor. 24/7 ICU coverage is provided by a large and experienced surgical advanced practice team consisting of an assistant surgeon, 8PAs and 3 NPs.We will be opening a new structural heart room in June 2019 with dedicated cardiac surgery block time for these procedures in multidisciplinary partnerships with cardiology and vascular surgery.
ChristianaCare offers a lucrative salary offered with quality incentive bonuses and comprehensive benefits package with generous PTO and CME benefits.
ChristianaCare is one of the most dynamic health systems in the mid-Atlantic region. We are not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, ChristianaCare 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 21st for surgical admissions on the East Coast. Christiana Hospital has 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. 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.
Internal Number: JR54902
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.