ChristianaCare has the prestigious Magnet(r) designation with two acute care hospitals located in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware. The Christiana Care Center for Heart & Vascular Health in the Bank of America Pavilion is among the largest, most capable regional heart centers on the East Coast. It is the only center in the region that integrates in a single location and under one roof cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, vascular interventional
radiology, cardiology and interventional nephrology.
ChristianaCare is seeking an AssistantNurse Manager for our Heart & Vascular Interventional Services Prep and Hold Department.
In this role you will assist the Nurse Manager in the overall administrative direction for the clinical practice of nursing and delivery of high quality and cost effective care to all patients utilizing the services of this area.
Shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspects of daily operational activity with the Nurse Manager.
In collaboration with the Nurse Manager directly supervises all nursing and technical personnel: Assesses competency of staff, Oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of the department, Evaluates staff performance, Counsels staff members when performance issues are identified.
Participates in all hiring, promotion, salary adjustment, and termination decisions. 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.
Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and professionalism of staff.
Directs, mentors and supports all level of staff on the floor.
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.
BSN required. Masters degree in Nursing preferred
Three years' appropriate clinical experience in specialty area required
Leadership experience preferred
Cardiac experience required. Critical Care experience strongly preferred.
Appropriate clinical certification required
This position is primarily a Day/Evening rotation. However, based on department needs, the hours can vary. On-call is also required.
Internal Number: JR55147
About ChristianaCare Health System
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.