Nurse Manager - Pediatric Center & Emergency Care

Job Requisition #: JR63376

End Date: 10/31/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Nurse Manager - Pediatric Center & Emergency Care

FT -Dayshift

Wilmington, DE

Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Nurse Manager for our Pediatric Center and Emergent Care to work in our Christiana Hospital. The Nurse Manager will oversee the Pediatric Center and Emergent Care.  In this role, the Nurse Manager will be responsible for:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to adult and geriatric patients, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs.
  • Assure compliance with regulatory and professional standards.
  • Identify priorities of management responsibilities and demonstrates the ability to delegate.
  • Develop and maintain method to ensure patient satisfaction on assigned unit.
  • Perform routine patient rounds to establish visibility, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/practice.
  • Remain cognizant of risk management issues and takes appropriate measures to correct.
  • Support and communicate Department of Nursing and unit-based PI initiatives.
  • Lead nursing practice and care delivery in designated unit.
  • Promote the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and problem solving.
  • Support and maintain shared decision-making on unit.

The Unit

The 24-hour Pediatric Care Center will provide 24/7 combined short-stay inpatient and emergency.  The 8,400 square-foot facility will provide seven beds for emergency care and seven beds for short-stay inpatient and observation care. The center will also provide expert care to children and adolescents with behavioral health emergency needs and provide appropriate referral sources for follow-up care.

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 with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is 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

ChristianaCare Offers:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
  • Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions
  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's required. Master's Degree in Nursing preferred. Master's required within 5 years.
  • RN required. BCLS Certification required.
  • 5 years appropriate clinical experience in Critical Care or Interventional Procedural Lab area required
  • Experience in Interventional lab experience preferred
  • Leadership experience required
  • Current Professional Certification required

The successful candidate may be eligible for a $20,000 Sign On Bonus. 

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.

Benefits

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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