ChristianaCare, a three hospital, 1,300 bed healthcare system in Delaware, is actively recruiting for the Medical Director Palliative Medicine . This leader will oversee a large, well established clinical team that includes six Physicians, 10 Advanced Practice Clinicians, three RN Navigators, chaplain and chaplain residents and several Medical Assistants and Office Assistants. The program includes a busy inpatient consult service in the Christiana Hospital (906 beds; Newark campus) and Wilmington Hospital (321 beds: Wilmington campus), services at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center (Newark campus) and services in primary care practices, specialty practices and In-Home services.
The position is split 60% clinical and 40% administrative. This leader also serves as the Section Chief Hospice and Palliative Medicine in the Department of Medicine.
ChristianaCare, is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 24th in the nation for hospital admissions (FY 2019). ChristianaCare is a major teaching hospital with three campuses (1,299 beds) and more than 260 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. ChristianaCare is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center for adults and children, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. With more than 12,000 caregivers, ChristianaCare is the largest private employer in Delaware.
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