Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware is searching for two BC/BE Urologists to join an expanding employed Urology practice. Candidates will have the opportunity to use their surgical skills handling a wide range of state of the art surgical procedures including HOLEP, robotic nephrectomy and TURP. Surgeons will be expected to participate in the multidisciplinary urologic cancer center.
The office practice is located in the Wilmington campus with OR time available at two nearby campuses (Wilmington and Christiana). Minimally invasive surgical procedures are performed in OR’s on both campuses. The institution provides access to three surgical robots and boasts a large ACS verified simulation center. ED and medical consult coverage is currently 1:9 and our urologists have call responsibility for their own patients.
Christiana Care is a large community academic medical center offering the best of both worlds. You have the resources offered by a large financially strong health care system with the feel of a private practice. Our urologists have the opportunity to teach general surgical residents (six categorical residents per year), participate in clinical research and participate in genetics research with Helen F. Graham Cancer Center.
Christiana Care had 39,155 surgical procedures in FY 2017 (July 1, 2016- June 30, 2017) and is ranked 32nd for total surgeries in the U.S. and 19th for total surgeries on the East Coast. In November 2017 Christiana Care was honored as one of only 66 institutions out of 680 by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress for achieving “Meritorious” outcomes in surgical patient care. This is the sixth consecutive year that Christiana Care has been recognized through the organization’s National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
Christiana Care Health System is one of the country’s largest health care systems, ranked as the 22nd leading hospital in the nation and 12th on the East Coast in terms of admissions. The health system includes two teaching hospitals with 1,100 beds and 11,300 staff members including 262 residents and fellows. A not-for-profit teaching hospital affiliated with Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. Christiana Care is home to Delaware’s only Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit.
In January 2018, Christiana Care Health System earned the highest rating, five stars, in the Five-Star Quality Rating System by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare website. Christiana Care is one of only 337 hospitals — fewer than 11 percent of hospitals nationwide — that earned the highest-possible quality rating. In March 2018, in its annual analysis of the nation’s hospitals, Healthgrades® recognized Christiana Care Health System as one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals”. The distinction places Christiana Care in the top 2 percent of nearly 5,000 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades®.
Due to its central location, working for Christiana Care offers opportunities to live in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey offering excellent private and public schools while still making for a reasonable commute. Connected by Amtrak and I95, this region is a hub for excellent restaurants, entertainment and sporting venues with easy drives or train rides to Philadelphia, New York City, Washington DC and the beautiful beach resorts of Delaware and New Jersey.
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About Christiana Care Health System
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.