Nurse Manager - 4C Medical Unit - Christiana

Job Requisition #: JR63640

End Date: 9/1/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware!

Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet® health care organization with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital & Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!


  • Wilmington and Christiana Hospitals are a 3-time Magnet Status recognized!
  • We offer robust healthcare benefits, competitive pay, tuition reimbursement and a 403b.

Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Nurse Manager to work at our Christiana Hospital and lead on the 4C Medical Unit.

Primary function:

Leads all aspects of the operations of 4C Medical units at the Christiana Hospital, Newark campus and assumes 24-hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operational practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care within ANCC Magnet® designated department.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to deliver care to adult and geriatric patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs.

Assures compliance with regulatory and professional standards.

Identifies priorities of management responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.

Develops and maintains method to ensure patient satisfaction on assigned unit.

Performs routine patient rounds to establish visibility, collaboration, and monitoring the level of care/practice.

Remains cognizant of risk management issues, and takes appropriate measures to correct.

Supports and communicates Department of Nursing and unit based PI initiatives.

Leads nursing practice and care delivery in designated unit.

Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving.

Supports and maintains shared decision-making on unit.

Sustains an environment on unit that supports excellence in clinical nursing practice and patient care through planning and implementation of programs that support positive patient care outcomes.

Responsible for unit time schedule, allocating paid time off to meet staffing needs for the patients.

Maintains position control in a cost-effective manner.

Interviews and hires potential employees.

Coaches, disciplines and evaluates staff according to CCHS policy.

Maintains accurate employee files, including licensure of professional staff.

Plans, holds and documents monthly staff meetings, communicating all appropriate information.

Maintains confidentiality of patient and staff information.

Identifies and monitors operational costs in an efficient manner.

Responsible for developing the unit budget in collaboration with the Vice President

Performs other related duties as required.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Completed BSN and Master's degree or alternatively, a Bachelor's degree and Masters of Science in Nursing.
  • Professional certification in a related nursing specialty required (Medical Surgical certification); Nurse Executive certification preferred
  • Five years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience
  • BCLS and ACLS Certification 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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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?

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