Evidence Based Practice Specialist: Casual Position ( 16 hours per week/ Hybrid)

Job Requisition #: JR67002

End Date: 5/30/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

Apply Now

Nurse Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Specialist - Nursing Research and EBP Dept.

Casual - 16 hrs per weekday shift: Hybrid opportunity

Wilmington, DE

ChristianaCare is currently seeking an MSN prepared EBP specialist for the Nursing Research and EBP department. In this role, you will report directly to the Vice President, Nursing Quality and Safety and serve as a lead in systemwide EBP program development, provide program oversight, mentor, and serve as a key content expert.  In this role you will have the opportunity to lead EBP foundations in practice and facilitate the translation of evidence into practice with the goal of improving outcomes.

Job Expectations:

  • Collaborate/consult with nurses and other members of the healthcare team on evidence-based practice (EBP) initiatives that align with the Department of Nursing's strategic direction and the healthcare system's annual operating plan (AOP) goals.
  • Ignites the spirit of inquiry and partners with nurses to investigate clinical practice questions to advance nursing practice through EBP opportunities.
  • Mentors and educates nurses on the EBP process and the translation of research into practice.
  • Provides expertise and guidance in EBP program development, management, and evaluation.   
  • Disseminates results of EBP projects internally and externally. 
  • Contributes to nursing image through presentations &/or publications based on results.
  • Enhances the language and culture of evidence- based professional practice across the system by role modeling scientific-mindedness, critical thinking, integrative capacity and relational skills into practice standards.

Education & Requirements:

  • DNP or PhD or EdD preferred; MSN required.
  • Active nursing license  
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Evidence Based Practice can be in clinical, teaching or school related projects. 
  • Prefer demonstrated track record of scholarly activities (peer reviewed publications and presentations).
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EBP initiatives, nursing education, and clinical practice knowledge
  • Experience in using electronic medical records, Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access), and other data collection, analysis, and reporting platforms.

Position is casual, 8 to 16 hours per week, non- benefited.

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, Magnet Designated and 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.

For more information about this incredible opportunity, please email Marianne.Foard@Christianacare.org

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.

Delaware Photo
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

Apply Now