Assistant Nurse Manager - Medical/Surgical Unit - Wilmington (4W)
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Internal Number: JR69464
We are seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for our Medical/Surgical Unit (4W), Wilmington Hospital Campus, Christianacare. This is a great opportunity for a BSN, RN who is motivated and committed to work with a tenured Nurse Manager. In this role, you will assist with administrative direction for clinical practice and efficient care delivery. The position will share 24-hour accountability and responsibility for all aspects of daily operations in both units with the Nurse Manager and the other ANMs. Are you ready for the next steps? Ready to develop additional skills? Promote Medical/ Surgical nursing as a specialty? If so, contact Marianne.Foard@Christianacare.org
We offer a robust benefits package to include medical, dental & vision, tuition reimbursement, 403B, generous paid time off and more!
Opportunity to step on leadership tract.
Forbes Magazine named us Top 5 Best Large Healthcare Employer in the nation!
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Directs mentors and supports the staff members of the Medical/Surgical Unit (4W) at the Wilmington Campus. Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.
Participates in hiring, promotion, salary adjustment, and termination decisions.
Functions as a highly visible role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors which support professional development of staff and the strategic goals of ChristianaCare. Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and professionalism of staff.
Directs, mentors and supports all level of staff. Enables a Relationship-Based care approach to care delivery on assigned unit(s).
Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.
Performs routine rounds on patients and caregivers on assigned unit/practice area to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/practice.
Participates in staffing as a caregiver based on needs of the clinical area and requirements for off shift coverage and patient acuity.
Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system wide improvements.
Develops, implements and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.
Supports and facilitates a culture of nursing professional governance and mentors unit committee/council chairs.
Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among other ChristianaCare departments, patient care areas and physician office practices.
Participates in preparation of annual capital and operating budget. Supports the department leadership team in organizing and prioritizing capital needs.
Assists in the analysis of monthly expenditures and develops plans to offset variances.
Identifies new program and service opportunities for the department.
Acts as a liaison with other hospital departments to enhance program development and improve clinical excellence.
Develops and maintains methods to ensure patient, employee and physician satisfaction.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to the appropriate personnel, in a timely fashion, any unsafe activities, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employee, patients, and visitors.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare or Business Management preferred.
Five years' appropriate clinical and leadership experience is preferred.
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.