Christiana Hospital is a 906 bed modern facility in Newark, Delaware with one of the busiest Emergency Departments on the East Coast. Christiana Hospital includes Delaware's only Level I trauma center and is prepared to handle the most extreme medical emergencies. Our ED Observation Unit is 12 bed unit adjacent to our ED with a team dedicated to care for patients who warrant emergency care, but whose need for hospital admission may not be necessary. Our Express Admissions Unit ensures timely initiation & completion of the admission process. Are you ready to take on this exciting opportunity?
We seek a Nurse Manager for our Observation and Express Admission Units to provide 24 hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operation of nursing and the delivery of patient care.
We offer competitive pay, robust benefits and generous paid time off.
Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital three times!
You will have an opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of people in our community.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Manages Nursing Practice and care delivery in Christiana Emergency Department Observation Unit and Medical Express Unit.
Assures compliance with regulatory and professional standards. Identifies priorities of leadership and management responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.
Enables a relationship-based care approach to care delivery on assigned unit.
Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving. Supports and facilities a culture of nursing professional governance.
Responsible for staffing, and scheduling, allocating paid time off to meet staffing needs for the ED. Maintains position control in a cost-effective manner.
Interviews and hires potential employees, assuring the technical and professional development of staff. Coaches, disciplines and evaluates staff.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the budget in collaboration with ED Observation and Express Admissions.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Completed BSN and Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree and Master's of Science in Nursing
Professional Certificate in a related nursing specialty required. Nurse Executive Certification preferred.
Internal Number: JR57685
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.