ChristianaCare, a Magnet(r) organization, is the 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. ChristianaCare 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. ChristianaCare 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, ChristianaCare 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. We offer pre-paid tuition, scholarship program, 'Shared Decision Making' structure, supportive team environment, nursing professional practice model including a clinical ladder, mentorship program, peer review program, and a relationship-based care delivery model. Among only a handful of other NICU's in the nation, our NICU team is now providing couplet care to better meet the needs of the patients and families we serve.
ChristianaCare is currently seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for our NICU at Christiana Hospital. In this role, the Assistant Nurse Manager will assist in the clinical and administrative activities of the department in order to ensure patients the provision of quality care.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Supervises all nursing and technical personnel: Assesses competency of staff, oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of department, evaluate staff performance, counsel/coach staff member as needed.
Participates in hiring, promotion, and termination decisions.
Functions as role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors.
Directs, mentors and supports all levels of staff.
Develops, implements and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.
Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and professionalism of staff.
Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system wide improvements.
Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Master's degree in Nursing required or must commit to obtaining within 5 years from date of hire. Five years' appropriate clinical experience in nursing required. Previous experience working in the NICU preferred. Leadership experience preferred. Appropriate clinical certification required.
This position is primarily working a Day/Midnight rotation, 8 hour shifts. Weekend rotation based on department needs required.
EEO Statement: 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.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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.