Nurse Manager - Wilmington Emergency Department

Job Requisition #: JR70643

End Date: 3/1/2024

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Management/Executive, Nursing

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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A Wilmington landmark since 1890, fully modernized Wilmington Hospital serves as ChristianaCare's corporate headquarters and provides ChristianaCare's distinguished, high-quality health care in the heart of Wilmington. This is a 321-bed, 622,100-square-foot facility. Wilmington Hospital has a helipad with aero-medical transport capabilities. The Emergency Department houses a Level III Trauma Center and a participating trauma hospital in the Delaware Trauma System.

We seek an Emergency Department Nurse Manager to provide 24-hour accountability and responsibility for excellence in the clinical and operation of nursing and the delivery of patient care.


  • We offer competitive pay, robust healthcare benefits, generous paid time off, a 403b with defined contribution and much more!
  • 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 in Wilmington Emergency Department.

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 unit.

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 ED.  Maintains position control in a cost-effective manner.

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

Coaches, disciplines and evaluates staff according to ChristianaCare policy.

Responsible for the development and maintenance of the budget in collaboration with Wilmington Chief Nursing Officer.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Completed BSN and Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree and Master's of Science in Nursing
  • Five years of appropriate clinical and leadership experience.

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

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.

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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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

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