Nurse Manager - Manager of Float & Per Diem Team

Job Requisition #: JR56368

End Date: 6/1/2021

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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The Nurse Manager assumes 24 hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operational practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care by our Float Pool and Per Diem Team.

The Nurse Manager oversees floating and per diem Registered Nurses and Patient Care Technicians going to the Medical/Surgical and Step Down/Progressive/Transitional Units.  This role will also oversee the Critical Care Float Pool. The manager of this role will work will work closely with the Nursing Professional Development Specialists and the Assistant Nurse Managers.


  • We offer competitive pay, 403b, tuition reimbursement, robust healthcare benefits and generous paid time off.

  • Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital three times!

  • You will have an opportunity to make a direct impact on the lives of people in our community.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Manages nursing practice and care delivery of the Float and Per Diem Pool.

Assures compliance with regulatory and professional standards. Identifies priorities of leadership and management responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.

Enables a relationship-based care approach to care delivery on assigned units.

Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving. Supports and facilities a culture of nursing professional governance.

Responsible for staffing, and scheduling, allocating paid time off to meet staffing needs for the team.

Interviews and hires potential employees, assuring the technical and professional development of staff. Coaches, disciplines and evaluates staff.

Responsible for the development and maintenance of the budget in collaboration with Director of Access Services.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Completed BSN and Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree and Master's of Science in Nursing

  • Professional Certificate in a related nursing specialty required. Nurse Executive Certification preferred.

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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