| Christiana Care Health System is searching for an experienced Board Certified pediatric or med/peds physician to work in an integrated faculty/resident practice serving the residents of the city of Wilmington, Delaware. As Medical Director for the Pediatric Practice you to work alongside/supervise internal medicine, med-peds, emergency medicine-internal medicine and pediatric residents in addition to core internal medicine, med-peds and pediatric faculty. The job is an opportunity to use your excellent clinical skills to care for a diverse group of patients and to teach residents and students. This position will also act as a part time physician providing care to approximately 700 established patient visits per year. As the practice is a NCQA recognized Patient Centered Medical Home, the physician will be working in a team structure and will have nursing, clinical pharmacy, social services and diabetes educator support. Responsibilities will include participating in faculty development, quality improvement and optimization of operational processes. Shared responsibility for night and weekend coverage is expected. Medical students, mostly from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University rotate in the practice regularly. |
The Medical Group of Christiana Care is a large multispecialty group employing approximately 165 physicians with 18 primary care practices and 27 specialty practices located throughout DE, PA and NJ. Our physicians work in a team based approach both within the practices and The Medical Group and gain leadership experience participating in quality and safety initiatives, IT projects, medical education, research and community outreach. There are 10 med-peds primary care physicians as part of the Medical Group care and a total of 36 in the northern part of Delaware. As a not-for-profit health system, Christiana Care's mission is one of service. Our belief is that the key to providing truly great healthcare is to partner with patients and their families, building a system of care that is effective, affordable and valuable to everyone who is touched by it. In addition, Christiana Care truly values the relationship between physicians, staff and the community, and relies on strong physician engagement at every level.
The Christiana Care Way is the organization’s promise to their patients & community: “We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value.”
Christiana Care Health System is one of the nation’s largest healthcare providers, and is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer, emergency services, orthopaedics, trauma and women's health services. Christiana Care oversees 50 clinical locations and 118 provider offices, and primarily serves residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Christiana Care includes two hospital campuses - Wilmington Hospital in the city of Wilmington, Delaware, and Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware. Christiana Care also is a major teaching hospital that supports 27 residency programs, including residencies in diagnostic radiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, general practice dentistry, general surgery, internal medicine, OB-GYN, oral and maxillofacial surgery, dentistry, podiatry, pharmacy and pastoral care.