Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet(r) organization is greater Philadelphia region's only hospital to make this year's Truven Health Analytics list of 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S. and is the only major teaching hospital in the nation to win the Everest Award consecutively in both 2015 and 2016. Christiana Care ranks at the top in volume among leading health care systems, with only 20 hospitals in the U.S. having more admissions. We operate the only Level Itrauma center between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Hospital is the only delivering hospital with a Perinatal High Risk Center in Delaware with a Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) , which offers 70 beds, nic-view cameras and cares for 1,200 newborns per year. Supporting our partners throughout the state, Christiana Care has offered advanced neonatal care for 25 years, including neonatal air and ground transport services.
Join our NICU team to make your outstanding contributions towards your profession and supporting the community we serve. We contribute significantly towards our nurses' growth within the organization and we offer pre-paid tuition, scholarship program, 'Shared Decision Making' structure, supportive team, nursing professional practice model including a clinical ladder, mentorship program, peer review program and care delivery model.
Twice Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital.
Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
Robust Benefits Package including a 403(b) with company match.
Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Nurse Manager to work in our Level III NICU at Christiana Hospital. In this role, the Nurse Manager will
Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to adult and geriatric patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs.
Assure compliance with regulatory and professional standards.
Identify priorities of management responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.
Develop and maintain method to ensure patient satisfaction on assigned unit.
Perform routine patient rounds to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/practice.
Remain cognizant of risk management issues, and takes appropriate measures to correct.
Support and communicate Department of Nursing and unit based PI initiatives.
Lead nursing practice and care delivery in designated unit.
Promote the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving.
Support and maintain shared decision-making on unit.
Bachelor's required. Master's Degree in Nursing preferred. Master's required within 5 years.
RN required. BCLS Certification required.
5 years appropriate clinical experience, preferably in NICU or PICU
Leadership experience required
Current Professional Certification required
Internal Number: JR54053
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.