ChristianaCare is seeking a BE/BC Pulmonologist to join our Pulmonary Specialists team in Newark, Delaware.
Join a well-established physician-friendly practice driven to deliver high quality inpatient and outpatient healthcare. Collaborate with world-class specialists and departments across the institution. Experience a challenging case mix equitable to major east coast academic institutions.
Provide care in the Ambulatory Pulmonary Practice - care locations will be based on patient need and space availability. Office hours may be conducted during evenings and weekends to accommodate patient demand
Procedures - Physician and Medical Group Leader shall determine which office-based procedures/tests will be performed in the office. Physician shall perform only those hospital procedures/tests for which Physician is privileged by ChristianaCare or, for those procedures for which there are no privileging criteria, for which Physician meets all qualifications established by the CCHS. Office patients referred for a specific physician and that procedure/test will be scheduled based upon that specific physician's availability. Other patients requiring office-based procedures/tests shall be equitably allocated or scheduled among all qualified physicians in the group. These procedures/tests shall be referred to and performed in the office practice unless the Physician and Clinical Leader jointly determine that specific procedures/tests should be performed in the hospital or laboratory setting.
Maintain a very positive customer service orientation. Physician will recognize that patient satisfaction is extremely important to ChristianaCare and that ChristianaCare shall use surveys which it conducts, and other surveys conducted by third party payors to gauge patient satisfaction.
Submit billing capture data or input forms for services provided by you or under your direction daily for the services provided that day; all charges will be supported by documentation in the medical record within twenty-four (24) hours of the patient visit.
Participate in shared inpatient call between all participating, contracted or employed Pulmonologists. Hospital coverage includes Wilmington and Newark campuses. On call coverage for weekend, holidays and evenings is required.
Adhere to ChristianaCare Medical-Dental Staff Policies, and the Department of Medicine and Section of Pulmonary Regulations
Participate as a preceptor for medical students and residents in the office and, if applicable, inpatient settings, as assigned by the Education Coordinator and/or Section Chief of Pulmonology.
Function under the supervision of and will report to the Vice President and Physician Executive, Medical Group or their designee. CCHS staff and hospital privileges and clinical performance will be under the responsibility of the Medical Group.
Eligible to obtain license in Delaware
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients. It's the largest healthcare system in Delaware employing 13,000 caregivers of those caregivers 1,350 are physicians.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 290 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.
Benefits of living in the Delaware Valley:
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 from Newark, DE.
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.