Assistant Nurse Manager - Emergency Department - Wilmington Hospital

Job Requisition #: JR56811

End Date: 7/1/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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A Wilmington landmark since 1890, fully modernized Wilmington Hospital serves as ChristianaCare's corporate headquarters and provides ChristianaCare's distinguished, high-quality health care in the heart of Wilmington. This 321-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility currently houses our Wilmington Emergency Department and helipad with aero-medical transport capabilities. The Emergency Department is a Level III Trauma Center and a participating trauma hospital in the Delaware Trauma System.

We are seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for our Wilmington Emergency Department to support the Nurse Manager in the overall administrative direction for the clinical practice of nursing and the delivery of high quality and cost effective care for all patients and families associated with this patient care unit. Shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspect of daily operations with the Nurse Manager.


  • Step onto the leadership tract!

  • We offer competitive pay, robust healthcare benefits, 403b, tuition reimbursement and generous paid time off.

  • Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital three times!

  • You will have an opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of people in our community.


  • 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 efficient care to all patients utilizing the services of this area.

  • Shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspects of daily operational activity.

  • Directly supervises nursing and technical personnel: Assesses proficiency 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 transparent 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.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing required. Master's required within 5 years.

  • RN required. Emergency Department experience required.

  • 5 years appropriate clinical and leadership experience.

  • Current Certification required.

Hours:  This position is Full Time.  The shifts are primarily off shift - 8 hour shifts. This will be Evening and Overnight hours, with occasional coverage on Day Shift, depending on the needs of the department.   

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For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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