Christiana Care Health System is looking for a Pediatric Hospitalist to join our large, well established program. As a member of Christiana Pediatric Hospitalists at Bayhealth, you will provide family-centered care to pediatric patients in the Pediatric Inpatient Unit, Mother-Baby Unit, and the Emergency Department at our practice at Kent General Hospital.
Part of Bayhealth Medical Center, Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus features 24/7 in-house pediatric hospitalist coverage, serving the hospitals’ smallest patients and their families around the clock. At Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus, you will also attend high risk deliveries, providing care to newborns at the time of birth. Christiana Pediatric Hospitalists at Bayhealth teach medical students and physician assistant students inpatient pediatric care, and lead and contribute to collaborative efforts to improve quality and safety for Bayhealth’s pediatric patients.
Opportunities also exist to provide inpatient pediatric and newborn care in Christiana Care Health System at Christiana Hospital. As the largest academic institution in the state, Pediatric faculty 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).
Christiana Care is located in northern Delaware, approximately 40 miles outside Philadelphia. With close proximity to multiple urban centers (Wilmington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, New York), the beaches, and tax-free shopping, Delaware is a great place to live. Housing options include condominiums on the riverfront in Wilmington, modern homes in the surrounding suburbs, and more rural settings. Delaware is also the home to the international headquarters for DuPont and the U.S. headquarters for AstraZeneca. Cultural opportunities include multiple theaters that feature traveling Broadway shows, a symphony, opera and ballet, and museums. Nearby Philadelphia is the home to several professional sports teams; there is also minor league level baseball in Wilmington and collegiate games at the University of Delaware. Delaware also has many state parks that make for good hiking, jogging, cycling, and kayaking.
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.