Nurse Manager - Progessive Care and Intensive Care Unit - Union Hospital
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Elkton, Maryland
Internal Number: JR58627
Are you interested in driving healthcare forward? Some of the best hospital care available in the United States is right here in Delaware!
ChristianaCare, a healthcare organization with 1100 beds between two Magnet(r) recognized hospitals (Christiana and Wilmington) and the only Level 1 Trauma service on the East Coast corridor between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report!
HIGHLIGHTS - Three time Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital.
- Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
- Competitive pay with shift differentials and generous paid time off.
- Robust Benefits Package
Christiana Care Health System is seeking a Nurse Manager to work at our Union Hospital in the Progressive Care (PCU) and Intensive Care (ICU) units.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Leads all aspects of the operations of Progressive Care and Intensive Care units at the Union Hospital, Cecil 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(r) designated department.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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, teamwork, and monitoring the level of care/practice.
Manages nursing practice and care delivery in designated unit.
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.
Remains cognizant of risk management issues and takes appropriate measures to address.
Supports and communicates department and unit-based quality and safety initiatives.
Promotes the autonomy of the nursing staff, encouraging independent decision making and decision-making.
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; 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.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. 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.