Christiana Care brings together the advanced technology and medical expertise that only a national-caliber health system can provide. We are seeking a Nurse Manager to assume 24 hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operational practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care on our Spine Surgery & Joint Replacement unit, an ANCC Magnet(r) designated surgical unit within Christiana Care Health Services.
Be a part of our leadership team where you can make a difference and an impact.
We offer competitive pay, robust benefits and generous Paid Time Off.
Work for a twice recognized Magnet status hospital.
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.
Performs routine leader rounds on patients and caregivers on assigned unit to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/practice.
Remains cognizant of risk management issues, and takes appropriate measures to address.
Supports and communicates department and unit based quality and safety initiatives.
Manages nursing practice and care delivery in designated unit.
Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving.
Supports and facilitates a culture of nursing professional governance on unit.
Formulates and effectively executes innovative leadership strategies to promote excellence.
Responsible for staffing and scheduling, allocating paid time off to meet staffing needs for unit census.
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 according to CCHS policy.
Maintains accurate employee files, including licensure of professional staff.
Plans, holds and documents monthly staff meetings, communicating all appropriate information.
Maintains confidentiality of patient and staff information.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the unit budget in collaboration with the Vice President of Patient Care Services.
Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among departments to ensure effective value and quality patient care delivery.
Demonstrates and promotes positive interpersonal communication skills all the time.
Maintains a cooperative and collaborative working relationship with unit based Medical Director.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Licensure accepted in the State of DE.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Completed BSN and Master's degree or alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and Masters of Science in Nursing.
Professional certification in a related nursing specialty required; Nurse Executive certification preferred.
Five years' of appropriate clinical and leadership experience.
Internal Number: JR50963
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care 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.