ChristianaCare seeks a transformational leader for the position of Vice President of Patient Care Services with a focus on leading our Cardiovascular Procedural areas. This role provides nursing and administrative leadership for the Newark Campus, reporting to the Chief Nurse Officer. The Vice President of Patient Care Services facilitates mutual support for the achievement of the organization's goals. The selected candidate will develop, define, plan and manage the range of services comprising the Newark Campus. Through effective leadership, this person provides service excellence in patient care delivery to the population served, provides professional development of nurse leaders, and fiscal management. Areas of oversight include procedural areas such as our Cardiac Cath Lab, Vascular Interventional Radiology and our Electrophysiology Lab, in addition to Prep & Hold and Cardiovascular units at the Newark Campus. Are you looking for an opportunity where you are able to make a direct and immediate impact on the lives of our patients and our caregivers?
Christiana Hospital is a three-time Magnet Status recognized hospital!
Named by Forbes as top 5 Best Large Employer in Healthcare for 2021.
We offer robust healthcare benefits, competitive compensation package, generous paid time off, retirement savings options and more.
Ensures the delivery of safe, high quality, patient centric care while continually evaluating care delivery against ChristianaCare's strategic aims namely Optimal Health, Exceptional Experience, and Organizational Vitality.
Participates in the development, on-going review and modification of campus and system-wide patient care programs and policies and procedures.
Collaborates with physicians and other clinical leaders in the strategic decision-making structures and processes to ensure the nursing perspective is incorporated in decision making.
Develops the nursing budget in collaboration with nursing management team members as well as campus operations. Ensures the clinical departments operate within productivity and budget standards and system clinical expectations.
Actively engages in continuous quality improvement initiatives that demonstrate documented outcomes in support of organization and campus goals. Ensures the active participation of campus leaders and direct care staff in quality, safety, and other improvement initiatives.
Participates in developing and implementing mechanisms for collaboration between nursing staff, providers, as well as ancillary support staff.
Develops, implement and evaluate strategies and programs with other nursing leaders and internal/external partners to enhance the recruitment, retention, professional development and continuing education of the nursing staff.
Professional nursing certification preferred, certification in advanced executive nursing leadership required.
A minimum of 5 years progressive management experience required.
Specific clinical expertise in the heart & vascular arena, running large, complex cath labs, vascular labs and in-patient units.
Experience working in highly matrixed healthcare environments.
Eligible for a State of Delaware RN License.
ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system. 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. 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.
EEO Statement: 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.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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.