Assistant Nurse Manager - Surgical Step Down Unit

Job Requisition #: JR56244

End Date: 5/21/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Assistant Nurse Manager - Surgical Step Down Unit

This is the kind of career opportunity you have been seeking! The Surgical Step-Down Team seeks a Full Time Assistant Nurse Manager. This individual will share responsibility and accountability for the Surgical Step Down Unit (4D), located at Christiana Hospital. The function of the Assistant Nurse Manager is to assist in the clinical and administrative activities of the department in order to ensure patients the provision of quality care.


  • Opportunity to step onto our leadership tract!
  • Make a direct impact on the care we deliver our patients.

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, Healthcare or Business Management preferred.
  • Three years' appropriate clinical and leadership experience preferred, with specific experience in critical care and transport desired.
  • Current registered nurse licensure.
  • We seek a specialty certification.
  • Experience with project management and/or clinical education is a plus.
  • Current BLS required.


This position is a primarily off-shift Evening and Midnight Shifts.

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For the Love of Health.

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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.

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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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