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ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with over 1100 beds between two Magnet(r) recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!
Three-time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospitals (Christiana & Wilmington)
Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
Robust Benefits Package
ThePACU/CSA located in the Christiana Hospital - Newark is seeking anAssistant Nurse Manager to work 40 hours weekly (day/evening)Monday through Friday. This position requires some On-Call responsibilities (1-2 weeks per month) and some Weekend obligations, per department guidelines. This role provides administrative direction for clinical practice and cost-effective care delivery through the management of daily operations in all unit practice areas. The selected candidate will assume 24-hour accountability in conjunction with other members of the leadership team, including on-call and oversight of operations on all shifts
This role supports the Nurse Manager and the unit through the following competencies:
Supervising caregivers in all roles, including recruitment activities, education, payroll/timekeeping, performance management, conflict management, and positive discipline
Performance management and quarterly check-ins
Scheduling and daily staffing
Timekeeping and Payroll responsibilities
Supporting unit standards and professional practice
Collaboration with members of the healthcare team to coordinate patient care and advocate for resources/patients
Cost-effective resource management and budgeting to maintain productivity and efficiency
Facilitating staff meetings and daily huddles
Maintaining compliance with regulatory agency standards
Developing and implementing quality/performance improvement initiatives
Performing Cipher and Leader Rounding
Supporting professional governance and serving as a facilitator and resource for unit Practice Council
Supporting interdepartmental relationships/team building
Facilitating achievement of the organizational, service line, and department AOP goals and strategic aims
Must have strong knowledge of all of our unit practice environments
MSN preferred. Candidates with a BSN must enroll in MSN program, with completion within three years.
RN required. Perianesthesia experience is required.
5 years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience
Qualified applicants MUST have at least two years' experience of critical care or step-down units. ICU experience preferred.
Must be flexible to large number of patients in the day due to level one trauma hospital
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.