Assistant Nurse Manager - Labor & Delivery

Job Requisition #: JR70201

End Date: 4/4/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Evening Shift, Rotation Evening/Morning

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Assistant Nurse Manager - Labor & Delivery

Full-Time - Evening


Newark, DE

ChristianaCare is currently seeking an Assistant Nurse Manager for our Labor & Delivery unit in the Women's & Children's Center at Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE campus.  In this role, the Assistant Nurse Manager not only assist in the clinical and administrative aspect of the department but will also work collaboratively with other units to ensure quality care for our patients.   This position allows for greater autonomy in your practice as you advance your leadership skills.  Are you ready to take the next step towards leadership? If so, this could be exactly what you are looking for!


The Unit

-       Typically, 6000 births annually

-       Ranks 15th in births along the east coast


About ChristianaCare

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.


ChristianaCare Offers:

-       Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.

-       Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions

-       Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out

-       12 week paid parental leave

-       Tuition assistance

-       Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!


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: 

  Five years' appropriate clinical experience in nursing required.

Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.

Master's degree in Nursing preferred or must commit to obtaining within 5 years from date of hire. Appropriate clinical certification required within 3 years of hire.

-       L&D experience required.

-       Leadership experience preferred.

  • Leadership experience preferred.

  • Appropriate clinical certification required within 3 years of hire.

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.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

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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Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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