Clinical Manager for Kidney Transplant Program

Job Requisition #: JR63388

End Date: 1/13/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is currently seeking a full-time Clinical Manager for our Kidney Transplant Program located at the Medical Arts Pavilion 2 in Newark, DE.

The Clinical Manager provides leadership and supervisory oversight to clinical staff of the Kidney Transplant Program, in conjunction with the transplant physicians and the administrative director.  This role is responsible for team engagement, patient relations, policy management, regulatory oversight, patient flow, oversight of the patient records system, facilitating change and staff education.

The Clinical Manager also serves as the Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Manager. This involves oversight for the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. This includes review of evidence based literature/benchmarks and suggesting revisions/additions to the indicators for monitoring and evaluation of quality care. This is broadly perceived as regulatory compliance; however is the critical core of our clinical operations.


Team leadership:

  • Coaching and development for a multi-disciplinary team

Program management:

  • Clinical operations decision maker.
  • Conducts chart reviews to ensure policies and guidelines are followed and accurate documentation is captured.

Regulatory management:

  • Assists in maintaining compliance with requirements of external agencies specifically related to Transplant, including CMS, CMS F-QAPI, UNOS/OPTN, The Joint Commission, and the ESRD Network.
  • Maintain and complete all data submissions as required by UNOS, JCAHO and/or other agencies.

Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI):

  • Works closely with the CCHS Performance Improvement Manager and Patient Safety Accreditation Manager to ensure QAPI standards are aligned with the broader organization.
  • Prepares and updates QAPI dashboard and co-leads scheduled bi-monthly QAPI meetings with surgical director.


  • BS/BSN in Nursing or other licensed clinician in a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of related experience in health care. Organ transplant experience preferred.


8:00AM-5:00PM office setting with some on-call rotation coverage


Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital and is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer, and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in the state to offer this level of care for newborns. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, a home health care service, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physicians and an extensive range of outpatient services.

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.

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