Staff Assistant VIII, Surgery Administration

Job Requisition #: JR64663

End Date: 6/30/2023

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Clerical/Administrative/Billing, Clinical (non-nursing), Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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ChristianaCare is looking for a Staff Assistant VIII to join the surgery administration team in Newark, DE!

How You'll Make An Impact

 You would provide administrative and programmatic support to multiple leaders on the Surgery senior leadership (Corporate Director, Campus Chiefs-Surgical Services; Wilmington, Newark, and Union) team across all 3 campuses to maximize their effectiveness and efficiency.

What We Offer You

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package

  • Generous PTO

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Flexible Schedule

  • 403b match and more...

Core Responsibilities

  • Primary point of contact for internal and external interactions.

  • Position requires an independent thinker and leader who can function effectively in a rapidly growing and changing environment.

  • The ideal candidate will have should strong attention to detail, a passion for service, and highly effective communications

  • Provide departmental coordination activities including, but not limited to scheduling, team workforce management and administration. 

  • Works as a team member with other caregivers to provide effective coverage for other senior leaders in the department as the need arises.

  • Anticipates leader's needs and helps ensure leader is prepared for daily activities.

  •  Creates and maintains any necessary collaboration sites and updates to other Medical Group MS Teams collaboration sites.

  • Communicates between all levels within the Medical Group and other departments, utilizing both written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Ability to prioritize workload independently, working within established procedures or protocols.

  • Ability to complete all administrative duties accurately and efficiently.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; completion of a bachelors or associates degree preferred. 

  • Four years progressively responsible administrative support to an administrator or manager.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted but must include at least two years of appropriate experience.

When we lead with love, excellence is inevitable.


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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