Assistant Nurse Manager - Union Hospital Emergency Department

Job Requisition #: JR68216

End Date: 9/29/2023

Location: Elkton, Maryland

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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Our Emergency Department at Union Hospital seeks a full time Assistant Nurse Manager. This individual will share responsibility and accountability for the team. The Assistant Nurse Manager will work an off-shift schedule, with some day shift. The primary function is to assist the Nurse Manager in the overall administrative directions of the clinical practice of nursing and delivery of high-quality care.

ChristianaCare, Union Hospital provides superior, around-the-clock emergency services to our community. Are you ready for this next step in your career? Step on to the leadership tract!


  • We offer a robust benefits package. Our healthcare benefits include medical, dental & eye care, starting day one! Enjoy generous paid time off, competitive pay with shift differentials, tuition reimbursement, two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company and 12 weeks of paid parental leave. Additional benefits include, dependent care assistance, pet insurance, financial coaching, fitness & wellness reimbursements and discounts on multiple services and events.

  • Union ED features 27 all private patient rooms; 17 acute care; 10 urgent care rooms and 6 overflow rooms for added flexibility during peak hours.

  • Convenient access radiology services with 24-hour CT, X ray and Ultrasound availability.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Supervises all nursing and technical personnel: Assesses proficiency of staff, leads all aspects of daily staffing and scheduling needs of the department, evaluates staff performance, and counsels staff members as needed.

Participates in hiring, promotion, and termination decisions. Functions as a role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behaviors.

Develops, implements, and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.

Identifies and develops strategies to improve the overall knowledge base and integrity of the staff.

Analyzes administrative and operational functions; implements appropriate changes and system-wide improvements.

Responsible for supervision of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Unlicensed Assistive Personnel, Clerical Staff, Clerks, and Service Assistants.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Master's degree in Nursing, Healthcare or Business Management Preferred.

  • Three years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience preferred.

  • Current nursing licensure and approved specialty certification.

  • Current BLS required.

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.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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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