Assistant Nurse Manager - Christiana Emergency Department
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR64437
This is the kind of career opportunity you have been seeking! The Christiana Emergency Department seeks a Full Time Assistant Nurse Manager. This individual will share responsibility and accountability for the Emergency Department. The function of the this role is to assist in the clinical and administrative activities of the department in order to ensure patients the provision of quality care. ChrisitanaCare houses the only Level I Trauma Center between Baltimore and Philadelphia. We feature an ED facility with a stroke center and 88 treatment spaces.
Opportunity to step onto our leadership tract!
We offer competitive pay, robust healthcare benefits effective day one, a 403b with defined contribution, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off and more!
Play a crucial role on a team that makes an impact and saves lives.
Work for a three-time recognized Magnet status hospital.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Directly supervises all nursing and technical personnel: Assesses competency of staff; Oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of the unit; Evaluates staff performance; Counsels and disciplines staff members when performance issues are identified; Participates in all hiring, promotion, salary adjustment and termination decisions; all in collaboration with the Nurse Manager.
Expedites patient flow and throughput issues, eliminates or minimizes barriers in support of the Nurse Manager.
Functions as a highly visible role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors which support professional development of staff and the strategic goals of CCHS and the Department of Nursing. Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and develop the professionalism of staff.
Directs, mentors, and supports all levels of staff reporting to this unit.
Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.
Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system-wide improvements.
Develops, implements, and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.
Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationships among other CCHS departments, patient care areas and physician providers.
Participates in preparation of annual capital and operating budgets. Supports the Nurse Manager in organizing and prioritizing capital needs.
Assists in the analysis of monthly expenditures and develops plans to offset variances.
Develops and implements actions to obtain a sufficient number of staff for services.
Identifies best practices, new programs and service opportunities for the department
Acts as a liaison with other departments to enhance program development and improve clinical excellence.
Rounds on all patients as designated by the nurse manager; develops and maintains methods to ensure patient, family, employee, and physician satisfaction.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.
Collaborates closely with Nurse Manager to maintain continuity of the Professional Practice Environment for nurse empowerment on the patient care unit and throughout Christiana Care Health Services including: the Shared Decision Making Councils (mentors unit committee chairs); Peer Review; Clinical Ladder; Nursing Sensitive Indicators; Staffing and Scheduling Environment; and the Synergy Patient Care Assignment practices.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing required. Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare or Business Management preferred.
Three years' appropriate clinical and leadership experience preferred, with emergency department experience required.
Current registered nurse licensure.
We seek a specialty certification.
Hours: This position will rotate shifts. This will include working mostly off shifts with some overlap with day shift.
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.