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 OB/GYN, Urology ANCC Magnet® 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.
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.
Internal Number: 48240BR
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country’s largest health care providers, ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital with two campuses and more than 250 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. The system is home to Delaware’s only Level I trauma center for adults and children, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in the state to offer this level of care for newborns. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, a home health care service, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physicians and an extensive range of outpatient services. With more than 11,600 employees, Christiana Care is the largest private employer in Delaware and among the top 10 in the Philadelphia region.
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