ChristianaCare is hiring for a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work part-time in our Ferris School/New Castle County Detention Center in Wilmington, DE. The selected candidate will provide medical management to the adolescent youth at the Ferris School/New Castle County Detention Center.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides preventive, acute and chronic disease care to the adolescent population.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to assess, diagnose and treat an adolescent patient.
Prescribes medications and treatments independently as credentialed by the Joint Practice Committee of Delaware Board of Medicine.
Provides clinical screening for risk taking behavior and mental health issues and directs services as appropriate.
Provides care management for individual student as necessary.
Follows CCHS Chaperone Policy- Outpatient.
Maintains medical equipment and supplies including ordering supplies, monitoring refrigerator temperature, performing equipment checks, monitoring medication expiration dates, maintaining logs.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices, reports to supervisor and/or school administrator, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS